College of Education and Rehabilitation

Department of Blindness and Low Vision Programs

Professional Preparation Programs
for Teachers of Children with Visual and Multiple Disabilities

Master of Education Degree and Certificate Courses

Master of Education Degree (with and without background in Special Education) and Certificate Courses (with and without background in Special Education)

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Title Credits Location Certificate with Special Education Background Certificate with No Special Education Background Masters with Special Education Background Masters with No Special Education Background
5003 Human Development 2 Online No Yes No Yes
5103 Intro. to Assistive Technology 2 Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
5105 Literary Braille Code 3 Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
5401 Teaching Students with Multiple Disabilities 2 Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
5431 Principles 2 1 Online No Yes No Yes
6400 TVI Fieldwork 2 Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
6401 TVI Internship 6 Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
6490 TVI Comp Exam 0 Online No No Yes Yes
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Title Credits Location Certificate with Special Education Background Certificate with No Special Education Background Masters with Special Education Background Masters with No Special Education Background
5000 Foundations of Education and Rehabilitation 2 Online No Yes No Yes
5001 Clinical and Functional Implications of Visual Impairments 3 Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
5002 Psychological/ Social Dynamics of Visual Impairment 1 Online No Yes No Yes
5004 Critical Analysis of Research 3 Online No No Yes Yes
5403 Literacy for Students with Visual Impairments 3 Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
5430 Principles 1 3 Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
6400 TVI Fieldwork 2 Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
6401 TVI Internship 6 Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
6490 TVI Comp Exam 0 Online No No Yes Yes
Summer Semester
Course Number Course Title Credits Location Certificate with Special Education Background Certificate with No Special Education Background Masters with Special Education Background Masters with No Special Education Background
5101 Introduction to Independent Living Skills 1 College Yes Yes Yes Yes
5102 Introduction to Orientation and Mobility 1 College Yes Yes Yes Yes
5106 Braille Literacy 0.5 College Yes Yes Yes Yes
5130 Low Vision A&I I 3.5 College Yes Yes Yes Yes
5131 Low Vision A&I II 3 College Yes Yes Yes Yes
5400 Expanding the Core Curriculum and Education Emergent Bilinguals 3 Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
5402 Nemeth and Other Special Codes 2 College Yes Yes Yes Yes
6400 TVI Fieldwork 2 Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
6401 TVI Internship 6 Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
6490 TVI Comp Exam 0 Online No No Yes Yes

CREDIT REQUIREMENTS:

Total credits for Masters program:

  • With a background in Special Education 38
  • Without a background in Special Education 44

Total credits for Certificate program:

  • With a background in Special Education 41
  • Without a background in Special Education 47

NOTES:

  • Students can begin their program any of the three semesters
  • 6400 TVI Fieldwork is a one year course offered during Summer, Spring and Fall semesters, but is only required to be taken once. The semester in which it will be taken will be determined by the TVI Program Director.
  • The TVI internship is a 12 week student teaching experience which is offered each semester.

03.06.2014