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MAE: Intervention Specialist: Mild to Moderate, ages 5-21

Intervention Specialist: Mild to Moderate, ages 5-21 (56-59 Credit Hours - see options A or B below), is a multi-age, special education licensure program that prepares individuals to teach students with mild to moderate needs.

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 (24 Credit Hours)
EDUC 528* Learning Differences and Exceptionalities (3)
EDUC 531* Nature and Needs of Students with Disabilities (3)
EDUC 532* Differentiation in the Content Areas (3)
EDUC 534* Instructional Services for Children with Mild/Moderate Needs (3)
EDUC 536* Co-Teaching and Collaboration in Education (2)
EDUC 550 Child, Adolescent and Youth Development (3)
EDUC 555* Proactive Approaches to Classroom Management and Support (2)
EDUC 568 Assessment in Education (3)
EDUC 570* Professional Practices in Special Education (2)

Reading Courses (12 Credit Hours)
Previous reading coursework may satisfy reading course requirements.
EDUC 520* Language, Literacy and Communication (3)
EDUC 521 Phonics and the Reading Process (3)
EDUC 523* Content Area Literacy (3)
EDUC 524* Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3)

Content Courses Option A (3 Credit Hours)
For students with an elementary education certificate or with an early childhood license.
EDUC 554* Middle Childhood Mathematics Methods (3)

Content Courses Option B (6 Credit Hours)
For students with a middle childhood license, a secondary/young adult license or any multi-age license. (Note: candidates holding a middle childhood math license are exempt from EDUC 554).
EDUC 554* Middle Childhood Mathematics Methods (3)
EDUC 599* Early Childhood Mathematics (3)

Clinical Practice Courses (4 Credit Hours)
EDUC 547 Intervention Specialist 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).