Name of Institution..........................................................Fairmont State University

Curriculum...............................Graduate Multi-categorical Special Education Only

Grade Levels..........................................................................................(5-Adult)

Preprofessional Skills Test (PPST) is required before admittance to program.

PRAXIS Content Specialization Test Requirements:

0524  Principles of Learning and Teaching (grades 7-12)
0353  Education of Exceptional Students: Core Content Knowledge
0542  Education of Exceptional Students: Mild to Moderate Disabilities

For more information concerning West Virginia state requirements visit the website at www.ets.org

Course#.........Name.....................................................................Credit Hours

EDUC 6300.....American Schools..........................................................................3

EDUC 6302.....Advanced Studies in Human Development..................................3

EDUC 6303.....Advanced Studies in Educational Psychology.............................3

SPED 5323.....Math Strategies for Exceptional Learners...................................3

SPED 6320.....Students with Special Learning Problems..................................3

SPED 6321.....Students with Special Behavior Problems..................................3

SPED 6322.....Evaluation in Special Education...................................................3

SPED 6323.....Behavioral Support for Special Students.....................................3

SPED 6324.....Instructional Techniques in Special Education...........................3

READ 6310....Teaching Reading to Special and At-Risk Learners....................3

READ 6315....Teaching Content in Reading Literacy..........................................3

SPED 6390.....Special Education Practicum.......................................................3

Total Hours required for Certification................................................36 hours

Additional Requirements for Master’s Degree:

EDUC 6301.....Research in Education..................................................................3

EDUC 6305.....Advanced Educational Technology & Media...............................3

EDUC 6395.....Action Research............................................................................3

Pre-Approved Electives........................................................................................3

Total Hours required for Certification and Masters Degree.................48 hours