School of Education - George Mason University

Course Scheduling Sequence

Prerequisite course

Characteristics of Students with VI (3 credits), offered fall and spring, depending on enrollment.
Students may begin program during any semester.

Core Special Education Courses

  • Semester offerings vary by university, please check with you university for schedule.
  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Language Development and Reading

Fall

  • Braille Code (3 cr.)
  • Medical and Educational Implications of VI (3 cr.)
  • Assistive Technology for Individuals with Sensory Impairments (3 cr.)
  • Positive Behavior Supports (3 cr.)

Spring

  • Curriculum and Assessment for Students with VI (3 cr.)
  • Braille Reading and Writing (3 cr.)

Summer

  • Teaching Methods for Students with VI (3 cr.)
  • Orientation and Mobility for Students with VI (2 cr.)
  • Collaborative Teamwork (3 cr.)

Internship

  • 4-12 credit units; Requirements vary slightly across different universities.

Note: These courses may be listed under a different name at your participating university; check with your university liaison. Courses are available each semester and are taken through home university.