School of Education - George Mason University

CORE SPED COURSES

FALL COURSES

SPRING COURSES

SUMMER COURSES

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CORE SPED REQUIREMENTS

Introduction to Special Education (3)

  • GMU — EDSE 501 Introduction to Special Education
  • RU — EDSP 651 Students with Diverse Learning Needs and the Special Education Process
  • NSU — SPE 510 Introduction to Exceptional Individuals
  • ODU — SPED 400/500 Foundation/Legal/Ethical Aspects in General and Special Education

Language Development and Reading (3)

  • GMU — EDSE 503 Language Development and Reading
  • RU — EDSP 691 Early and Emergent Literacy for Students with Complex Language and Learning Needs OR EDRD 688 Foundations of Literacy Instruction OR EDSP 646 Intervention Strategies in Reading and Writing
  • NSU — SPE 542 Reading Literacy Instruction for Exceptional Learners
  • ODU — TLED 468/568; SPED 433/533 & SPED 639 Language Acquisition/Reading

FALL COURSES

Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments (2)

  • GMU — EDSE 411/511 Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments
  • RU — EDSP 650 Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments
  • NSU — SPE 523V Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments
  • ODU — SPED 432/532 Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments

Assistive Technology for Individuals with Sensory Impairments (3)

  • GMU — EDSE 422/522 Assistive Technology for Individuals with Sensory Impairments
  • RU — EDSP 654 Assistive Technology for Individuals with Sensory Impairments
  • NSU — SPE 533V Assistive Technology for Individuals with Sensory Impairments
  • ODU — SPED 437/537 Assistive Technology for Individuals with Sensory Impairments

Medical and Educational Implication of Visual Impairments (3)

  • GMU — EDSE 513 Medical and Educational Implication of Visual Impairments
  • RU — EDSP 658 Medical and Educational Implication of Visual Impairments
  • NSU — SPE 525V Medical and Educational Implication of Visual Impairments
  • ODU — SPED 434/534 Medical and Educational Implication of Visual Impairments

Positive Behavior Support (3)

  • GMU — EDSE 432/532 Positive Behavior Supports
  • RU — EDSP 622 Collaboration to Teach and Support Diverse Learners
  • NSU — SPE 516 Managing Human Behavior
  • ODU — SPED 411/511 Classroom and Behavior Management

Braille Code (3)

  • GMU — EDSE 412/512 Braille Code
  • RU — EDSP 655 Braille Code
  • NSU — SPE 524V Braille Code
  • ODU — SPED 433/533 Braille Code

Internship in Special Education Vision Impairment (1-6)

  • GMU — EDSE 785 Internship in Special Education Vision Impairment
  • JMU — EXED 635 Practicum in Visual Impairments
  • RU — EDSP 771 & 772 Teaching Internship in Visual Impairments
  • NSU — SPE 699V Internship in Visual Impairments
  • ODU — SPED 586 Teacher Candidate Internship

SPRING COURSES

Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments (2)

  • GMU — EDSE 311/511 Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments
  • RU — EDSP 650 Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments
  • NSU — SPE 523V Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments
  • ODU — SPED 432/532 Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments

Curriculum and Assessment for Students with Visual Impairments (3)

  • GMU — EDSE 418/518 Curriculum & Assessment for Students w/ Visual Impairments
  • RU — EDSP 657 Curriculum & Assessment for Students w/ Visual Impairments
  • NSU — SPE 532V Curriculum & Assessment for Students w/ Visual Impairments
  • ODU — SPED 436/536 Curriculum & Assessment for Students w/ Visual Impairments

Braille Reading & Writing (3)

  • GMU — EDSE 419/616 Braille Reading and Writing
  • RU — EDSP 656 Braille Reading and Writing
  • NSU — SPE 616V Braille Reading and Writing
  • ODU — SPED 6389 Braille Reading and Writing

Internship in Special Education Vision Impairment (1-6)

  • GMU — EDSE 785 Internship in Special Education Vision Impairment
  • RU — EDSP 771 & 772 Teaching Internship in Visual Impairments
  • NSU — SPE 699V Internship in Visual Impairments
  • ODU — SPED 586 Teacher Candidate Internship

SUMMER COURSES

Teaching Methods for Students with Visual Impairments (3)

  • GMU — EDSE 417/613 Teaching Methods for Students with Visual Impairments
  • RU — EDSP 653 Teaching Methods for Students with Visual Impairments
  • NSU — SPE 613V Teaching Methods for Students with Visual Impairments
  • ODU — SPED 638 Teaching Methods for Students with Visual Impairments

Orientation and Mobility (2)

  • GMU — EDSE 414/514 Orientation and Mobility for Students with Visual Impairments
  • RU — EDSP 659 Orientation and Mobility for Students with Visual Impairments
  • NSU — SPE 526V Orientation and Mobility for Students with Visual Impairments
  • ODU — SPED 435/535 Orientation and Mobility for Students with Visual Impairments

Consultation and Collaboration (3)

  • GMU — EDSE 663 Collaborative Teamwork to Support Students with Significant Disabilities
  • RU — EDSP 662 Collaboration Teamwork Support Diverse Learners
  • NSU — SPE 540 Collaboration Procedures
  • ODU — SPED 417/517: Collaboration and Transition

Internship in Special Education Vision Impairment (1-6)

  • GMU — EDSE 785 Internship in Special Education Vision Impairment
  • RU — EDSP 771 & 772 Teaching Internship in Visual Impairments
  • NSU — SPE 699V Internship in Visual Impairments
  • ODU — SPED 586 Teacher Candidate Internship