Jul 14, 2020  
2016-2017 CSU East Bay Catalog 
2016-2017 CSU East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Preliminary Education Specialist Credential: Moderate-Severe Disabilities

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Department & Faculty Information  

Special Education Programs of Study

Faculty: Jacki L. Anderson and Ann T. Halvorsen (Co-coordinators, Moderate-Severe Disabilities); Linda Smetana (Coordinator, Mild-Moderate Disabilities)

The Special Education program prepares their graduates for careers in direct teaching and for leadership roles in Special Education. Programs are offered which lead to:

The programs’ emphasis is providing students with a wide range of practical methods for enhancing the lives of individuals with exceptional needs. To this end, coursework is taught by University faculty and successful practitioners in the field. The programs provide extensive supervised fieldwork in settings that are appropriate to each student’s professional goals.

Education Specialist Credential

Program Requirements:

To earn the Preliminary Education Specialist Credential all candidates must:

  1. hold a valid Multiple Subject or Single Subject Teaching Credential, or
  2. be enrolled in the joint Multiple Subject/Education Specialist (TED/SPED) program.

Course Descriptions

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Other Graduate & Post-Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

In addition to departmental requirements, every student must also satisfy the university requirements for graduation as described in the Graduate/Post-Baccalaureate Admission and Degree Information  chapter in this catalog. These include the 32-unit residence requirement, the five year rule on currency of subject matter, the minimum number of units of 6000-level courses, the 3.00 grade point average, and the University Writing Skills Requirement. For information on meeting the University Writing Skills Requirement, see the Testing Office website at www.csueastbay.edu/testing or call 510.885.3661.

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