Special Education - Childhood (Grades 1 to 6)
Minimum Requirements for Degree (courses are subject to change)
Applicants to this program must hold or demonstrate eligibility for teacher certification in New York state for childhood education (grades 1-6).
This program requires a minimum of 36 credit-hours.
SPED 501. Introduction to Special Education (or equivalent)
|SPED 521||Proactive Approaches to Behavior Management||4 credits|
|SPED 522||Collaboration with Families and Staff||4 credits|
|SPED 523||Assessment in Special Education||4 credits|
|SPED 541||Instructional Approaches for Inclusive Elementary Classrooms||4 credits|
|SPED 528||Special Education Technology||4 credits|
|SPED 564||Educating Students with Severe Disabilities in Inclusive Settings||4 credits|
Students take at least two electives (8 credits), selected in consultation with the adviser.
Supervised Practicum in Grade 1-6
In-service Practicum and Seminar in Special Education
Download Student Teaching Handbook HERE
Capstone Intervention Project
During the last semester of enrollment, each student submits a final project demonstrating
competence as a teacher of students with disabilities. See Capstone Intervention Project for more information.
Plan of Study Form
The Plan of Study Form for the Special Education Grades 1-6 MSEd Program provides students and advisors with a form to guide students through the requirements.
After studying this web page, direct questions about Binghamton University's childhood special education program to program coordinator Elizabeth Anderson via email or at 607-777-3890.