|Module 1||6 units|
SPED 511Language Development for All Students
SPED 574Literacy and Reading Instruction for Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities*
*Students must complete this course before taking the RICA. The RICA must be passed before applying for the Education Specialist Preliminary Credential.
Apply for Clinical Practice
Apply for enrollment in clinical practice by April 1 for spring and October 1 for fall as well as clearance and placement by Office of Credentials and Student Placement with master teacher. Non-interns must complete Track A requirements and interns must complete Track B requirements on the application. The Office of Credentials and Student Placement does not secure placement for contracted (intern) teaching.
|Module 2||6 units|
SPED 521Collaboration, Inclusion, Community Integration for Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities
SPED 530Introduction to Individual Differences and Strengths-based Education*
*Assessment fee of 1 unit automatically charged with registration of SPED 530. If course is waived, fee will be moved to another course.
Candidates must meet with faculty advisor by the end of Module 2 to develop a Transition Plan.
**Candidates cannot register for this course without clearance from the Office of Credentials and Student Placements. This is a mentor-based course. Teacher candidates do not attend classes. However, clinical practice seminars may be required and held face-to-face and/or online. Teacher candidates must attend a mandatory clinical practice orientation meeting before the beginning of the clinical practice term.
|Module 4||7 units|
SPED 502Diagnostic and Prescriptive Intervention for Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities
SPED 507Assessment and IEP Development for Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities
*Candidates may not register for this course without clearance from the Office of Credentials and Student Placements. This is a mentor-based course without regular class sessions. TaskStream is used for verifying clinical practice. Candidates must attend a mandatory Clinical Practice Orientation meeting. Coursework is a continuation of SPED 585A/586A.
Apply for Preliminary Credential
In order to apply for the Moderate/Severe (K–12) Education Specialist Preliminary Credential, all courses, fieldwork, clinical practice, and TaskStream ePortfolio requirements, including the completion of the Transition Plan and verification of CPR (infant, child, and adult), must be met.
|Total Units||27 units|