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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Elementary Teacher Education/Exceptional Children and Youth 4+1 (BSEd/MEd)


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4 + 1 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION IN ELEMENTARY TEACHER EDUCATION/MASTERS OF EDUCATION IN EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN AND YOUTH


Students have the opportunity to complete a traditional four-year bachelor’s program plus a master’s program in one additional (+1) year a 4+1 program.

Due dates for receipt of completed applications is December 15 of junior year for admission in the subsequent Fall semester.


Autism/Severe Disabilities:  UD students in the early childhood education major or elementary teacher education major/special education concentration can become eligible for teacher certification in autism/severe disabilities and earn the M.Ed. in Exceptional Children and Youth in the +1 year.

Elementary Special Education:  UD students in secondary education majors or the elementary teacher education major/English as a Second Language or middle school concentrations can become eligible for teacher certification in special education and earn the M.Ed. in Exceptional Children and Youth in the +1 year.

Secondary Special Education:  UD students in secondary education majors or the elementary teacher education major/middle school concentrations can become eligible for teacher certification in special education and earn the M.Ed. in Exceptional Children and Youth in the +1 year.

For information about the above three special education 4+1 programs, contact:
Dr. Laura Eisenman
831-0532
eisenman@udel.edu

Requirements in the 4+1 tracks include:


  1. Students choose one the following three concentrations: elementary special education, secondary special education, or autism/severe disabilities. 
  2. During the Senior year, they complete 9 graduate credits that may be in lieu of 9 undergraduate credits and complete all remaining undergraduate requirements, including the student teaching experience. During the +1 year, students complete 24 graduate credits, which includes 6 credits of graduate teaching internship (EDUC 750).
  3. Students in the autism/severe disabilities concentration complete the following required courses (33 credits): EDUC 624, EDUC 625, EDUC 626, EDUC 655, EDUC 669, EDUC 673, EDUC 681, EDUC 682, EDUC 745 and EDUC750. Sample course schedules are available online at www.education.udel.edu/4-1/autismsevere-disabilities-41-program/.
  4. Students in the elementary special education concentration complete the following required courses (33 credits): EDUC 653, EDUC 673, EDUC 679, EDUC 680, EDUC 681, EDUC 682, EDUC 745, EDUC 754, EDUC750 and EDUC 757. Sample course schedules are available online at www.education.udel.edu/4-1/elementary-special-education-41-program/.
  5. Students in the secondary special education concentration complete the following required courses (33 credits) in addition to EDUC 415: EDUC 653, EDUC 658, EDUC 673, EDUC 674, EDUC 680, EDUC 681, EDUC 682,EDUC 745, EDUC750 and EDUC 757. Sample course schedules are available online at www.education.udel.edu/4-1/secondary-speced/
  6. Complete a non-course Final Paper requirement.

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