Early Childhood Special Education
(Birth to Grade 2)
Early Childhood & Childhood Special Education
(Birth to Grade 6)
Minimum Requirements for Degree (courses are subject to change)
This program requires a minimum of 36 credit hours. Applicants to this program must hold or demonstrate eligibility for teacher certification in New York state for early childhood (B-2) or early childhood and childhood (B-6) education.
SPED 501 Introduction to Special Education (or equivalent)
|SPED 504||Educational Programs for Young Children with Disabilities||4 credits|
|SPED 506||Early Language and Emergent Literacy||4 credits|
|SPED 521||Proactive Approaches to Behavior Intervention||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|
Supervised Practicum in PreK to Grade 2 (or PreK to Grade 6)
|SPED 595||In-service Practicum and Seminar in Special Education
Click here for the Special Education Student Teaching Handbook.
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 B-2 or B-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 early childhood special education programs to Elizabeth Anderson via email or at 607-777-3890.