College of Education and Human Services
Curriculum

M.A., Special Education (36 credits)


Required Courses 21 credits

Course Code
Course Name
Credits
EDST 6441Serving Diverse Learners I: Foundations, Special Education Laws and Impact on Schools & Families 3
EDST 6442Serving Diverse Learners II:  Psychological Foundations, Disabilities, Accommodations, Transitions & Community Resources 3
EDST 6446Assessment for Special Education & Diverse Learners 3 3
EDST 6307Integrating Curriculum and Technology in the Inclusive Classroom* 3
EDST 6445Creating an Environment for Diverse Learners: Curriculum, Strategies, Tools, & Materials 3
EDST 6440Behavioral Disorders: Theory, Treatment & Classroom Mgmt 3
EDST 6444Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theory, Treatment, and Practice 3

Instructional Design concentration

Course Code
Course Name
Credits
EDST 6216Digital Research & Information Literacy* 3
EDST 6304Production of Instructional Resources I** 3
EDST 6305Production of Instructional Resources II** 3
EDST 6344Seminar: Social, Ethical, Legal Issues in Technology 3
EDST 6306Instructional Design (Capstone final course)*** 3
* EDST6216 should be taken during your first semester of Master's courses.
** Do not take during the same semester as EDST6306.

*** EDST6306 - Capstone Course - must be taken your last semester and may not be combined with more than one course during that semester, including summer.
Production of Instructional Resources I, II, and III may be taken in any sequence. No prerequisite skills required.

Special Education Transition Concentration

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
EDST 7452Intro to Transition Education and Services for Students with Disabilities Part 13
EDST 7453Intro to Transition Education and Services for Students with Disabilities Part 23
EDST 7454Transition Assessment: Planning Transition and IEP Development for Youth with Disabilities3
EDST 7455The Collaborative Transition Model: An Interdisciplinary/Interagency Approach to a District-Wide Transition Plan3
EDST XXXXElective3

Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
EDST 7316Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis3
EDST 7317Measurement and Experimental Design in Applied Behavior Analysis3
EDST 7318Assessment and Intervention in Applied Behavior Analysis3
EDST 7319Basic Applications of Applied Behavior Analysis3
EDST 7320Advanced Application of Applied Behavior Analysis3
EDST 7321Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues for Behavior Analysis3

Optional

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
EDST 7324ABA Practicum I (Public/Private School)3
EDST 7325ABA Practicum II (Clinic/Agency)3
EDST 7236ABA Practicum III (Hospital/Residential Treatment Program)3

If you have taken any of these courses at SHU within the last 5 years you do not have to repeat the course.
Students must take at least 15 credits at Seton Hall to receive the state endorsement.

Program Director:
 Lauren McFadden, Ed.D

(973) 313-6027
Lauren.McFadden@shu.edu

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