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Preliminary Education Specialist Credential in
Visual Impairments

>>Click here to visit the Visual Impairment program website.

Effective July 1, 2010

Category I: Core Requirements

SPED 788 Legal, Ethics, Collaboration, Technology & Instructional Planning
3
SPED 801 Development, Diversity and English-Language Learners
3
SPED 763 Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities
3
Health Education

Elementary School Health or, Secondary School Health (e.g. H ED

630/635 or similar course on advisement)

3 (1)

Category II: General Education Requirements

EED 784 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Formerly EED 684)
3
EED 882 Literacy Instruction K-12
3

Category III: Specialization

SPED 735 Technology for Learners with Visual Impairments
2
SPED 749 Medical, Educational, & Rehabilitative Implications of Visual Impairments
4
SPED 750 Assessment & Instruction for Learners with Visual Impairments I
3
SPED 751 Assessment & Instruction for Learners with Visual Impairments II
3
SPED 752 Issues in Visual Impairments
3
SPED 753 Living Skills Assessment & Instruction for Learners with Visual Impairments
3
SPED 754 Basic Communication Skills for Learners with Visual Impairments
3
     
SPED 655 Basic Orientation & Mobility for the Visually Impaired
3
SPED 757 Visual Impairment: Special Populations
3
SPED 758 Advanced Communication Skills for Learners with Visual Impairments
3
     
Category IV Student Teaching

SPED 723* Seminar: Student Teaching for M/S, VI and D/HH
3
SPED 730* Student Teaching In Special Education
9
(Students must be enrolled full-time for a minimum of 12 units during the semester of student teaching.)

TOTAL UNITS: 58 - 60

Additional requirement for Preliminary Education Specialist Credential:
CPR (online course not acceptable) - must cover infant, child and adult CPR (for more information see:
U.S. Constitution Requirement: A course or examination covering the provisions and principles of the United States (US) Constitution is required for many teaching and services credentials
RICA: Reading Instruction Competence Assessment

 

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