The Specialist in Education (Ed. S.) degree program with a concentration in Early Childhood Special Education includes coursework and practicum experiences that could lead to endorsement in Pre-Kindergarten Disabilities. Please contact the Florida Department of Education’s Bureau of Educator Certificate for any questions regarding endorsement.
In addition to the required 30 credits listed below, students in this program (a) may be assigned advanced level assignments within courses; (b) may be required to complete additional graduate level coursework; (c) will be required to increase the level of implementation of the capstone project; and ( d) will be required to write a publishable paper based on the advocacy project and submit it a practitioner special education journal.
|TAL 640||Typical and Atypical Child Development||3|
|TAL 641||Working with Families of Young Children with Disabilities: Strategies and Medical Issues||3|
|TAL 642||Evaluation and Assessment in Infant and Early Childhood Special||3|
|TAL 643||Intervention Strategies in Infant and Early Childhood Special Education||3|
|TAL 644||Early Childhood Curriculum Development||3|
|TAL 645||Methods for Communications and Language in Young Children with Disabilities||3|
|TAL 646||Working with Children who Exhibit Challenging Behaviors||3|
|TAL 648||Practicum/Internship with Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities||3|
|TAL 649||Practicum/Internship with Children with Disabilities (3-5 yrs.)||3|
|TAL 650||Early Reading Instruction and Literature for Young Children||3|
|Total Credit Hours||30|