Master of Arts in Education with a Concentration in Special Education (Cross-Categorical)

The special education cross-categorical concentration is designed to serve children with mental, physical, emotional, and behavioral disabilities. This degree meets all of the requirements for teacher certification in special education.

Degree Requirements

Foundation Courses

EDF 7023LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND DISORDERS

EDF 7033SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICE COORDINATION

EDF 7043EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN FROM DIVERSE COMMUNITIES

EDF 7163RESEARCH:ASSESSMENT AND EVAL

EDF 8503MASTER'S RESEARCH PROJECT

Concentration Courses

EDC 7172SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW

EDC 8303FOUND SPCL ED CROSS-CATEGORICAL

EDC 8313INTRO BEHAV DISAB & EMTL LRNG

EDC 8333METH/STRAT FOR TCHG STDTS W/DIS

EDC 8343SPECIAL SERVICES IN SCHOOLS

EDC 8353ASSESS & DIAG MILD DISABILITIES

EDC 8363BEHAV PRINCIPLES & DISABILITIES

EDC 8373BEST PRAC EDUC STDTS W/ DISABIL

EDC 8383SPECIAL EDUCATION PRACTICUM

State-Specific Requirements

Courses needed prior to certification:

HPS 30151ARIZONA CONSTITUTION

HPS 30251UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION

EDC 7813STRUCTURED ENG IMMERSION FOR ELL

EDC 8613ADV STRUCTURED ENG IMMERSION ELL

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