Program Requirements

Ohio licenses included in Concentration 4:

  • Intervention Specialist (K-12) Mild to Moderate
  • Intervention Specialist (K-12) Moderate to Intense

Hours: 100

Prerequisites for Licensure - 16 hours

COM 100 Spoken Word (3) C
EDU 190 Introduction to the Educational Profession (1)
ENG 101 Written Word (3) C
PSY 103 Introduction to Psychology (3) CEP
SOC 103 Our Social World (3) CS
MTH 172 Mathematics for Early Childhood and Special Educators (3) CMA

Content area for licensure - 10 hours

  • Choose one core coded Science course with LAB (PHY 105 Physical Science L/L (4) CN Recommended)
  • Choose one core coded Art or Music course (MUS 246 Mus Exp For Young Children (3) CAM recommended)
  • Choose one core coded History course (HIS 109 U.S. History to 1877 (3) CH recommended)

Major Courses - 38 hours

ECE 250 Developmentally Appropriate Practice & Observing and Understanding Whole Child (3)
ECE 333 Early Childhood Practicum (1) EXP
ECE 336 Methods of Teaching Math I (3)
ECE 337 Methods of Teaching Math II (3)
ECE 341 Methods of Teaching Social Studies and the Sciences (3)
SED 215 Human Exceptionalities (3)
SED 215S Serv Lrng:Human Exceptionalities (1) EXP
SED 330 Assessment and Diagnosis for Special Education (3)
SED 331 Moderate to Intense Instructional Strategies (3)
SED 332 Moderate/Intense Practicum (1) EXP
SED 333 Curriculum & Methods/Students with Mild/Moderate Needs (1) EXP
SED 334 Inclusive Teaching, Support and Transition (1) EXP
SED 340 Teaching in an Inclusive Setting (3)
SED 345 Collaboration and Transition (3)
SED 351 Intro to Learning Disabilities (3)
SED 380 Curriculum & Methods/Students with Mild/Moderate Needs (3)

Student Teaching – 12 hours

SED 444 SED Student Teaching (6-12) EXP

Education Core - 8 hours

EDU 207 Educational Theory & Reflective Teaching (3)
EDU 217 Technology in the Instructional Process (2)
EDU 356 Classroom Mgmt & Organization (3)

Reading Core - 16 hours

RDG 215 Theoretical Perspectives and Foundations in Literacy (3)
RDG 305 Literacy Practicum (1) EXP
RDG 330 Phonics and Linguistics (3)
RDG 331 Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing (3)
RDG 338 Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Problems (3)
RDG 391 Orton-Gillingham Method: Instruction and Practice (3)