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MAE: Intervention Specialist: Talented and Gifted

Intervention Specialist: Gifted and Talented, ages 5-21, (47 credit hours) is a licensure program designed for individuals with a valid elementary certificate or an early or middle childhood license.

Core Courses (13 Credit Hours)
EDUC 605 Leading and Learning in a Culture of Change (3)
EDUC 606 Invitational and Inclusive Education (3)
EDUC 607 Applications of Educational Research (3)
EDUC 608* Critical Pedagogy: The Transformational Educator (1)
Choose one of the following:
EDUC 700 Research Seminar & Project (3)
EDUC 705/706 National Board Certification Process (1+2)
EDUC 710 Practitioner Seminar and Project (3)

Professional Education Courses (15 Credit Hours)
EDUC 540 Characteristics and Assessment of the Gifted (3)
EDUC 541 Curriculum and Instruction of the Gifted (3)
EDUC 542 Guidance and Counseling of the Gifted (3)
EDUC 543* Collaborative Partnerships for Gifted (3)
EDUC 550 Child, Adolescent and Youth Development (3)

Reading Courses (12 Credit Hours)
Previous reading coursework may satisfy reading course requirements.
EDUC 521 Phonics and the Reading Process (3)
EDUC 523* Content Area Literacy (3)
EDUC 524* Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3)
EDUC 527 Reading Strategies for Advanced Readers (3)

Content Courses (3 Credit Hours)
EDUC 532* Differentiation in the Content Areas (3)

Talented and Gifted Practicum (4 Credit Hours)
EDUC 549 Gifted Seminar (1)
EDUC 688 Intervention Specialist Clinical Practice (3)

*Additional field hours are required

For a complete listing of MAE requirements, policies and procedures please refer to the Graduate Catalog (pdf).