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Program  Requirements

Required Courses:

Learning and Behavioral

TCHL 500 (3 hours)
TCHL 530 (3 hours)
TCHL 560 (3 hours)
TCHL 540 (1 hour)
TCHL 544 (1 hour)
TCHL 548 (1 hour)
TCHL 550 (1 hour)
TCHL 554 (1 hour)
TCHL 558 (2 hours)
SPED 518 (3 hours)
SPED 530 (3 hours)
SPED 531 (3 hours)
SPED 532 (3 hours)
SPED 533 (3 hours)
SPED 630 (3 hours)
SPED 595 (3 hours)
*SPED 516 (3 hours)


Total – 37 hours

Moderate and Severe

TCHL 500 (3 hours)
TCHL 530 (3 hours)
TCHL 560 (3 hours)
TCHL 540 (1 hour)
TCHL 544 (1 hour)
TCHL 548 (1 hour)
TCHL 550 (1 hour)
TCHL 554 (1 hour)
TCHL 558 (2 hours)
SPED 630 (3 hours)
SPED 530 (3 hours)
SPED 595 (3 hours)
SPED 535 or SPED 615 (3 hours)
SPED 518 or SPED 618 (3 hours)
SPED 532 or SPED 612 ( 3 hours)
SPED 619 (3 hours)
*SPED 516 (3 hours)


Total – 37 hours

 

*Students who enter the program without having completed a previous introductory special education course must take SPED 516 – this will add an additional 3 hours to the required 37 hour program.

Program Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete TCHL 560 with a course grade of C or higher and present research results in an approved venue.

Students must achieve a minimum 3.0 gpa overall and in program course work.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14