Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2021-2022 Academic Catalog Program: Special Education Endorsement, K-12 (GR) Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Special Education Endorsement, K-12 (GR)

Students who hold an Arkansas teaching license may add this endorsement by satisfactorily completing the courses listed below and passing the Arkansas Department of Education approved Praxis II examination for Special Education licensure.

Admission requirements for this endorsement are the same as the Master of Education in Special Education K-12.

Requirements (21 hours):

Course NameCredit Hours:Term TakenGrade
RDNG 6450 - English Language and Structure for Teachers
Credit Hours: 3
Term Offered: Spring, Summer
Credit Hours: 3
SPED 6070 - Managing the Learning Environment for Students with Exceptionalities
Credit Hours: 3
Term Offered: Fall
Credit Hours: 3
SPED 6210 - Characteristics of Students with Exceptionalities
Credit Hours: 3
Term Offered: Fall
Credit Hours: 3
SPED 6220 - Assessment of the Learner with Exceptionalities
Credit Hours: 3
Term Offered: Spring, Summer
Credit Hours: 3
SPED 6230 - Interdisciplinary Planning and Methods for Working with Students with Exceptionalities
Credit Hours: 3
Term Offered: Fall, Summer
Credit Hours: 3
SPED 6260 - Foundations in Special Education K-12
Credit Hours: 3
Term Offered: Spring
Credit Hours: 3
SPED 6770 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Special Education
Credit Hours: 3
Term Offered: Summer
Credit Hours: 3

*Note

Pre-requisite/Co-requisite Admission Requirement: SPED 6500 or successfully complete both phases of a proficiency pathway including the Arkansas Foundations of Reading Assessment. 

Candidates seeking a Special Education K-12 endorsement must hold a teacher’s license. In addition to the required coursework, to gain licensure in the state of Arkansas, the Praxis examinations for Special Education K-12 are required.

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