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Special Education Courses

Concurrent Program of Study:

Semester 1: Fall

EDMX 511 Elementary Teaching & Learning I for Ed. Specialists
EDMX 521 Elementary Literacy for Education Specialists
EDMX 543 Mathematics Education in Inclusive Classrooms
EDMS 555 Elementary Multilingual Education
EDMX 570 Clinical Practice: Elementary & Special Settings

Semester 2: Spring

EDMX 512 Elementary Teaching & Learning II for Ed. Specialists
EDMS 544 Social Studies Education in Elementary Schools
EDMS 545 Elementary Science Education
EDMX 622 Literacy for Education Specialists
EDMX 571 Clinical Practice: General Education Settings Specialist Settings OR EDMX 573- Clinical Practice in Elementary School Bilingual/ELD Setting (For Bilingual candidates ONLY)  

Semester 3: Fall
EDMX 627 Assessment for Planning & Instruction
EDMX 631 Foundations in Law, Ethics, & Procedures of Special Education
EDMX 632 Technology & Communication for Special Populations
EDMX 633 Community Access through Supported Environments
EDMX 572 Clinical Practice: Special Education Setting            
EDMX 575 Transition Development Plan Seminar

Total Credit Units: 59 

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Additional Moderate/Severe Education Specialist Course Work and Clinical Practice:

EDMX 635 Curriculum & Instruction: Moderate/Severe Disabilities
EDMX 573 Clinical Practice: Moderate/Severe Disabilities

Total Credit Units: 69 

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Additional Master of Arts in Education Courses:

Formal admission to Master of Arts in Education program is required to enroll in all other MA coursework. Please refer to the MA program brochure or the Education Services Center for information on the application process).  21 units in residency at CSUSM are required for the MA in Education.

EDUC 602 Schooling in a Multicultural Society 
EDUC 622 Research Methods in Education 
EDUC 698 Master's Thesis/Project 

Total Credit Units: 78

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Add On Program of Study

Co-Requisite:

Completion of SB 2042 basic teaching credential OR
EDST 630 Current Issues & Research in Educational Technology OR
EDUC 422 Technology Tools for Teaching and Learning

Preliminary Mild/Moderate Education Specialist Courses and Clinical Practice

Fall
EDMX 631 Foundations in Law, Ethics, & Procedures of Special Education
EDMX 633 Community Access through Supported Environments
EDMX 632 Communication, Technology & Social Competence for Special Populations
Spring
EDMX 622 Literacy for Education Specialists
EDMX 627 Assessment for Planning and Instruction
EDMX 572 Education Specialist – Clinical Practice: Special Education Setting
EDMX 575 Transition Development Plan Seminar            

Total Credit Units: 25-28

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Requirements for Moderate/Severe Authorization (Optional): For those who completed a Preliminary or Level I Mild/Moderate credential program at CSUSM:

EDMX 635 Curriculum and Instruction: Moderate/Severe Disabilities
EDMX 573 Clinical Practice: Moderate/Severe Disabilities

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Required Courses for Single Subject Credential Holders:

EDMS 521 Elementary Literacy I OR
EDMX 521 Elementary Literacy I for Education Specialist
EDMS 543 Elementary Mathematics Education OR
EDMX 543 Mathematics Education in Inclusive Classrooms

Additional Master of Arts in Education Courses:

Formal admission to Master of Arts in Education program is required to enroll in all other MA coursework. Please refer to the MA program brochure or the Education Services Center for information on the application process).  21 units in residency at CSUSM are required for the MA in Education.

EDUC 602 Schooling in a Multicultural Society 
EDUC 622 Research Methods in Education 
EDUC 698 Master's Thesis/Project 

Elective Units 

You may add electives from the General Option Masters and other special courses that are offered periodically. Up to 9 units may be brought in from other universities with advisor approval.

 

Add On Intern Program of Study

Co-Requisite:

Completion of SB 2042 basic teaching credential OR
EDST 630 Current Issues & Research in Educational Technology OR
EDUC 422 Technology Tools for Teaching and Learning

 

Preliminary Mild/Moderate Education Specialist Courses and Clinical Practice

Fall
EDMX 631 Foundations in Law, Ethics, & Procedures of Special Education
EDMX 633 Community Access through Supported Environments
EDMX 632 Communication, Technology & Social Competence for Special Populations
EDMX 671 Education Specialist – Clinical Practice for Interns I - 7 
Spring
EDMX 622 Literacy for Education Specialists
EDMX 627 Assessment for Planning and Instruction
EDMX 575 Transition Development Plan Seminar
EDMX 672 Education Specialist – Clinical Practice for Interns II - 7

Total Credit Units: 25-28                                                        

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Requirements for Moderate/Severe Authorization (Optional): For those who completed a Preliminary or Level I Mild/Moderate credential program at CSUSM:

EDMX 635 Curriculum and Instruction: Moderate/Severe Disabilities
EDMX 573 Clinical Practice: Moderate/Severe Disabilities

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Required Courses for Single Subject Credential Holders:

EDMS 521:  Elementary Literacy I       OR
EDMX 521: Elementary Literacy I for Education Specialist
EDMS 543:  Elementary Mathematics Education
(or EDMX 543 – Mathematics Education in Inclusive Classrooms)

Additional Master of Arts in Education Courses:

Formal admission to Master of Arts in Education program is required to enroll in all other MA coursework. Please refer to the MA program brochure or the Education Services Center for information on the application process).  21 units in residency at CSUSM are required for the MA in Education.

EDUC 602 Schooling in a Multicultural Society 
EDUC 622 Research Methods in Education 
EDUC 698 Master's Thesis/Project

Elective Units

You may add electives from the General Option Masters and other special courses that are offered periodically. Up to 9 units may be brought in from other universities with advisor approval