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 following link provides students and advisors with a form to guide students through the requirements.
Plan of Study Form for the Special Education Grades 1-6 MSEd Program
NOTE: After studying this web page, direct questions about Binghamton University's childhood special education program to program coordinator Dr. Elizabeth Anderson at 777-3890 or firstname.lastname@example.org.