Mississippi College

Special Education Mild/Moderate K-6

Requirement Class Name Hours
Level A Elementary K-6 Licensure   12-18
EDU 413 Current Educational & Psychological Testing Procedures 3
EDU 445 Characteristics of Students with Mild/Moderate Learning Problems 3
EDU 455 Individual Programming for Students with Mild/Moderate Learning Problems I 3
EDU 459  Organizational Procedures for Special Education 3
The following courses will be required for students who have not previously taken them:    
PSY 435 Psychology of Exceptional Children 3
EDU 458  Classroom Organization & Management 3

 

Special Education Mild/Moderate 7-12

Requirement Class Name Hours
Level A Secondary/Special Subject Licensure   18-21
EDU 309 Early Literacy I 3
EDU 334 Early Literacy II 3
EDU 413 Current Educational & Psychological Testing Procedures I 3
EDU 445 Characteristics of Students with Mild/Moderate Learning Problems II 3
EDU 456 Individual Programming for Students with Mild/Moderate Learning Problems II 3
EDU 459 Organizational Procedures for Special Education 3
PSY 435 Psychology of Exceptional Children (will be required for all students who have not completed previously) 3

 

By taking the following courses, an endorsement in Special Education (Mild/Moderate K-6) may be added at the Class AA Level provided the student possesses Standard Class AA Licensure in Elementary Education:

Requirement Class Name Hours
EDU 5413Z Current Educational & Psychological Testing Procedures 3
EDU 5445Z Characteristics of Students with Mild/Moderate Learning Problems 3
EDU 5455Z Individual Programming for Students with Mild/Moderate Learning Problems I 3
EDU 5459Z  Organizational Procedures for Special Education 3
The following courses will be required for students who have not previously taken them:    
PSY 5435  Psychology of Exceptional Children 3
EDU 6506  Classroom Management 3

 

By taking the following courses, an endorsement in Special Education (Mild/Moderate 7-12) may be added at the Class AA Level provided the student possesses Standard Class AA Licensure in a Secondary or Special Subject Area:

Requirement Class Name Hours
EDU 5413Z Current Educational & Psychological Testing Procedures 3
EDU 5445Z Characteristics of Students with Mild/Moderate Learning Problems 3
EDU 5456Z Individual Program for Students with Mild/Moderate Learning Problems II 3
EDU 5459Z Organizational Procedures in Special Education 3
EDU 6524 Teaching Skills of Reading & Comprehension 3
EDU 6503 Teaching Elementary & Jr. High Mathematics 3
PSY 5435Z Psychology of Exceptional Children (will be required if not already taken) 3
Requirement Class Name Hours
Computer Applications   13-14
CSC 114 Introduction to Computer Science 3
     
CSC 115 Foundations of Computer Science 3
or    
CSC 216 Data Structures 4
     
CSC 116 Computer Programming (Pascal) 4
     
CSC 300 Fundamentals of Computer Science 3
or    
CSC 302 Internet & WWW Basics 3
or    
CSC 314 Computer Organization 3
     

 

Requirement Class Name Hours
Driver Education   12
KIN 219 General Principles of Safety 3
KIN 210 Introduction to Driver Education 3
KIN 304 Methods & Materials in Driver Education 3
     
KIN 207 First Aid & CPR 3
or    
KIN 308 Care & Prevention of Injuires 3
or    
AJU 200 Analysis of Druge Abuse 3
     
     
  *must hold vocational certification   
EDU 299 Pre-Teaching Field Experiences 1
PSY 435/5435 Psychology of Exceptional Children 3
EDU 456/5456 Individualized Programming for Students with Mild/Moderate Learning Problems II 3

 

Requirement Class Name Hours
Gifted Education    12 
EDU 6548  Psychology & Education of the Gifted 
EDU 6549  Materials & Methods for Teaching the Gifted 
EDU 6560  Curriculum & Program Development in Gifted Education 
EDU 6561  Critical Issues in Gifted Education 
Requirement Class Name Hours
Health   12 
KIN 312  Family Life 
KIN 303  Methods of Teaching Health Education 
KIN 207  First Aid & CPR 
AJU 200  Analysis of Drug Abuse 

 

Requirement Class Name Hours
Remedial Reading    12 
EDU 309  Early Literacy I 
EDU 334  Early Literacy II 
Choose two of the following     
EDU 438/5438  Teaching Reading in the Content Areas 
EDU 488/5488  Diagnostic/Prescriptive Reading 
EDU 489/5489  Middle Grade Literacy Skills 
EDU 6524  Teaching Skills of Reading & Comprehension 

 

Requirement Class Name Hours
TESOL    12
FLG 450/5450   The Multicultural Classroom 
FLG 451/5451  Second Language Acquisition 
FLG 452/5452  Applied Linguistics 
FLG 453/5453  Methods & Field Studies 

 

Requirement Class Name Hours
Vocational Preparation for the Handicapped    7 
  *must hold vocational certification   
EDU 299 Pre-Teaching Field Experiences 1
PSY 435/5435 Psychology of Exceptional Children 3
EDU 456/5456 Individualized Programming for Students with Mild/Moderate Learning Problems II 3

 

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