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Certification-only Pre-K-8 special education (for those certified in Elementary Education)

Core Courses
 Course
Credits
ESP 610 Special Education Foundations and Collaboration 3 crs.
ESP 701 Introduction to Behavior Analysis 3 crs.
ESP 620 Special Education History, Theory and Exceptionality 3 crs.
ESP 739 Field Experience in Special Education3 crs.

Specialized Courses
Course
Credits
ESP 502 Life Skills Planning and Instruction 3 crs.
ESP 503 Assessment and Prescriptive Teaching
3 crs.
ESP 607 Early Intervention: Special Education 3 crs.
ESP 612 Evidence-based Practices for Pre-K-8 Inclusion 3 crs.
ESP 622 Advanced Evidence-based Practices for Pre-K-8 Inclusion 3 crs.
Elective: ESP 740, 741, 742 or 743 3 crs.
Autism Spectrum Disorders Course or Approved Elective
3 crs.

Capstone Courses
 Course
Credits
ESP 800 Seminar in Advanced Behavior Analysis and Research Design  3 crs.
Comprehensive Examination  

Total Credits: 33