Field Specialization Emphasis
UNI MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION DEGREE
MAJOR IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
FIELD SPECIALIZATION EMPHASIS
MEASRES 6205 Educational Research, 3 Hours (Fall/Spring/Summer)
EDPSYCH 6214 Foundations of Instructional Psychology, 3 Hours (Fall/Spring/Summer)
SOCFOUND 6234 Philosophy of Education, 3 Hours (Fall)
SPECIAL EDUCATION CORE
SPED 6289 Seminar in Special Education, 3 Hours (Spring)
SPED 6256 Best Practices in Inclusion, 3 Hours (Spring; Summer ICN-ECSE)
SPED 6260 Special Education Law and Policy, 3 Hours (Fall)
SPED 6295 Single-Subject Research Applications in Special Education, 3 Hours (Spring; Summer ICN/ECSE)
SPED 6293 Qualitative Research in Special Education, 3 Hours (Fall; Summer ICN-ECSE)
APPROVED EMPHASIS ELECTIVES
12 Hours minimum, consult with advisor
Electives may include certification courses from the Instructional Strategist I & II, Early Childhood Special Education, or the Visual Impairments programs.
Total Hours: 30-34
NOTE: Thesis plan requires 6 hours of SPED 6299 Research and oral comprehensive examination.
Non-thesis plan requires an acceptable graduate research paper and written comprehensive exams.