Aurora University

Detailed curriculum

Requirements for the endorsement programs vary.

Requirements for the master’s programs, based on the 2018-2019 academic year, are:

Characteristics and Identification of Disabilities and the Law (4) (E)
Cognitive Development and Disabilities (2) (E)
Oral Language Development and Disorders (3)
Diversity and Disability Issues: Students, Families, Schools and the Community (2)
Prosocial Skills and Challenging Behaviors (3) (E)
Strategies and Assistive Technology for Students with Low Incidence and Multiple Disabilities (2) (E)
Collaboration, Differentiating Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom, and Transition (3) (E)
Psychoeducational Assessment of Students with Disabilities (4) (E)
Mathematics and Sciences Interventions for Students with Disabilities (2)
Reading Disabilities Theory and Interventions (3)
Written Language Development and Disorders (3)
Introduction to Educational Research (2)
Unified Field Experience (4)
Internship and Action Research Seminar (assumes previous student teaching experience/licensure) (4)
OR
Student Teaching in Special Education (8)
Seminar for Student Teaching in Special Education (2)

(E): Elective Classes for Degree Candidates: Two electives, totaling six semester hours, forming a cognate, established with the approval of the candidate’s advisor.