Fundamentals of Special Education, Graduate CertificateView Checksheet
Minimum Total Hours: 18
Program Code: G041
The curriculum for this embedded certificate consists of six (6) graduate courses that are the most necessary and fundamental courses for persons who are interested in teaching individuals with disabilities but have not received their undergraduate degree or master's degree in Special Education.
|EDSP 5413||Characteristics & Methods in Teaching Students with Exceptionalities||3|
|EDSP 5143||Individual Behavior Planning in the Classroom||3|
|EDSP 5183||Advanced Assessment||3|
|EDSP 5163||Leadership & Advocacy in Special Education||3|
|Choose two courses from the following:||6|
|Evidence-Based Practices for Mathematics Instruction for Students with Disabilities|
|Transition and Self-Determination|
|Evidence-based Practices for Reading Instruction for Students with Disabilities|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
A graduate certificate is not a graduate degree. A graduate degree represents a program of independent inquiry beyond the depth of coursework alone, while a graduate certificate represents a set of courses only.
- All courses must be taken at OU. No transfer credit will apply.
- No course substitutions are permitted for graduate certificates.
- Coursework applied to a graduate certificate cannot be more than five years old as of the semester the graduate certificate is awarded.
- Students must earn a grade point average of 3.00 or higher on all coursework applied to the graduate certificate.