Rhode Island College

2013-2014 Catalog


Middle-Secondary Level Special Education C.G.S.

Admission Requirements

  1. A completed application form accompanied by a fifty-dollar nonrefundable application fee. Graduate applications are available online at www.ric.edu/fsehd/graduate_requirements.php.
  2. Completion of all Feinstein School of Education and Human Development admission requirements.
  3. Proof of eligibility for the Rhode Island special educator-mild-moderate elementary and middle level teaching certificate.
  4. Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in professional course work.
  5. Three candidate reference forms accompanied by three letters of recommendation related to education and experience in special education or a related field.
  6. An application essay that describes the candidate’s commitment to the field of middle-secondary special education, cultural awareness, collaboration, and lifelong learning.
  7. A performance-based evaluation that documents the candidate’s experience with individuals with disabilities.
  8. An interview.

Retention Requirement

Students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in all C.G.S. course work.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MLED 510Teaching and Learning in the Middle Level School

3

Offered fall.
SPED 424Assessment, Curriculum, and Methodology for Adolescents and Young Adults with Mild/Moderate Disabilities at the Middle School and Secondary Levels

4

Offered fall and spring.
SPED 427Career Exploration and Vocational Preparation of Middle School and Secondary Level Students with Disabilities

3

Offered spring.
SPED 664Internship at the Secondary Level

6

Offered fall and spring.

Total Credit Hours: 16