2019-2020 Catalog

Accelerated B.S.Ed. in Early Childhood Education with Minor in Special Education/M.Ed. in Special Education with Specialization in Early Childhood Special Education

Admission Requirements for B.S Ed Early Childhood/M.Ed Special Education with a Specialization in Early Childhood Education

  • Students may apply to this program upon completion of 60 credits toward the bachelor’s degree or with an Associates degree. 
  • Students must have an overall G.P.A. of 3.00 at the time of admission.
  • Admission to Teacher Education Requires: Praxis Core Pass score; Live Text purchase; Introductory Letter; Level One Disposition

Degree Requirements:

  • Students seeking the M.Ed. in Special Education with specialization in Early Childhood Special Education through the Accelerated program at the University of North Dakota must satisfy all the requirements for both the B.S. Ed and M.Ed degree. A maximum of 12 credits may be double counted toward each of the two degrees. 
  • Students that apply with an AA or AS degree from the following institutions will receive credit for all UND Essential Studies Requirements: NDUS, MNSCU, Washington, South Dakota University System, Wyoming Community Colleges, California Community Colleges, Oregon’s public colleges, and Montana University System and Tribal Colleges.  More information regarding these agreements can be found at: https://www.ndus.edu/makers/procedures/ndus/default.asp?SID=56. No waiver is applied for the AAS or AAA degree. 
  • Students that apply and are accepted with 60 credits towards the bachelor’s degree or an Associates degree, which is not articulated above, may have additional coursework to satisfy UND Essential Studies requirements.

Transferred credits or credits fulfilled with Associates Degree in Early Childhood or Education include:

T&L 250Introduction to Education3
T&L 251Understanding Individuals with Different Abilities3
T&L 252Child Development3
T&L 310Introduction to Early Childhood Education3
T&L 320Infant and Toddler3


Courses:

Bachelor’s courses for licensure:
T&L 322Administration and Leadership in Early Childhood Education3
T&L 333Methods and Materials: Pre-Kindergarten3
T&L 335Understanding Readers and Writers3
T&L 336Social and Emotional Development and Guidance of Children3
T&L 339Educational Technology2
T&L 405Data Literacy for Teachers1
T&L 453Methods and Materials: Kindergarten2
T&L 411Primary Reading and Language Arts2
T&L 443Mathematics for Primary Grades2
T&L 518Science in the Elementary School3
T&L 519Social Studies in the Elementary School3
T&L 456Early Childhood Ed Seminar1
T&L 487Student Teaching4-16
T&L 486Field Experience1-4
T&L 488Senior Seminar1
T&L 319Integrating Diverse Needs in Educational Settings 3
T&L 316Behavioral Assessment and Tiered Supports in Education3
T&L 423Assessment and Individualized Planning in Special Education3
T&L 413Assessing and Correcting Reading Difficulties2
T&L 444Assessing and Correcting Mathematics Difficulties2
T&L 489Senior Capstone: Responsive Teaching3
Special Education Minor courses- included in degree
T&L 316Behavioral Assessment and Tiered Supports in Education3
T&L 319Integrating Diverse Needs in Educational Settings 3
T&L 413Assessing and Correcting Reading Difficulties2
T&L 423Assessment and Individualized Planning in Special Education3
T&L 444Assessing and Correcting Mathematics Difficulties2
T&L 486Field Experience1-4
SPED 525Legal/Ethical Aspects in Special Education 3
SPED Masters level courses (12 credits double counted from BS with asterisk)
SPED 510Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education (*)3
T&L 529Language Development & Cognition in Children (*) covers content from 3133
T&L 553Collaborative Relationships: Home, School and Community (*) covers content from 3383
SPED 511Identification and Assessment of Young Children with Special Needs (*)3
SPED 525Legal/Ethical Aspects in Special Education 3
SPED 512Methods and Materials for Preschool Children with Special Needs3
SPED 578Behavior Management3
SPED 590Special Topics in Special Education1-4
SPED 514Intervention Strategies with Infants and Toddlers3
SPED 589Internship: Early Childhood Special Education1-4
SPED 557Progress Monitoring3

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