Recommended Sequence of Courses
Total Credits for M.S.: 58-60 credits
(generally 58 credits; 60 credits if extra summer externship, COC 621.6, is needed to complete hour requirements).
*Credit value changed from 1 to 2 for sequence of practicum courses, beginning Spring 2010
** Required course for students entering Fall 2010
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR TEACHER OF STUDENTS WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DISABILITIES CERTIFICATE (TSSLD)
12 credits of education coursework. It is recommended that these requirements be fulfilled prior to entering the Speech-Language Pathology Program.
Sample of acceptable course sequence:
EDU 201 Psychosocial Foundations of Learning, Growth and Development
EDU 316 Language Acquisition (lower grades) OR EDU 317 Language Acquisition (upper grades)
Two additional courses chosen from the following:
EDU 301 Teaching Reading and Language
EDU 302 Remediation of Reading
EDU 303 Teaching Social Studies
EDU 304 Teaching/Remediation of Math and Science
EDU 309 Principles of Curriculum/Students with Disabilities
EDU 310 Principles of Classroom Management/Students with Disabilities
In addition, each student must complete:
- A seminar in child abuse (EDU 511) and school violence prevention (EDU 513)
- The LAST and ATSW exams, OR, anticipated in 2014, a required portfolio
- A grade of 600 or higher on the Praxis examination
- Additional requirements such as fingerprinting and an externship experience in a school setting, may be found on the TEACH (NYSED.gov) website.
For course descriptions, please see the Lander Colleges of Arts and Sciences Bulletin.