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Initial and Additional Licensure/MA in Teaching Special Education

EMOTIONAL BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS

Educators specializing in Emotional Behavioral Disorders (EBD) learn to meet the needs of students from kindergarten through age 21 in the areas of academic achievement, behaviors, emotional development and socialization.

Where you'll learn:

Courses offered on campus, metro locations, and online. We offer face-to-face, hybrid and hyflex (face-to-face, online synchronous or asynchronous) course formats.

When to start:

Year round

Curriculum Requirements: Emotional Behavioral Disorders

Credits
Initial License/MA in Teaching: 49

Additional License: 9 minimum depending on previous coursework up to 33

MA with Additional License: 30 minimum

SEP Requirements for First Time MN Licensure Need:
TEGR 510 Education's Place in Society and TEGR 511 Field Experience I
TEGR 512 Diverse Learners and Families
TEGR 530 Psychology for Teaching & Learning and TEGR 532 Field Experience II

Reading Courses:
TEGR 550 Language Development, Literacy, & Lit I
TEGR 570 Language Development, Literacy, & Lit II

Core Courses:
SPED 750 Fundamentals of SPED: Exceptionality, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
SPED 785 Applied Behavior Analysis: Behavior Interventions and Learning Environments
SPED 714 Professional Practice: Collaboration, Co-teaching & Educational Tech.

Licensure Courses:
SPED 716 Fundamentals for Students with Mild/Moderate Needs
SPED 645 Educational Assessment, Evaluation, & Individual Planning for Diverse Learners
SPED 717 Elementary Academic Interventions and Literacy
SPED 718 Secondary Academic Interventions and Transitions

Disability Specific Courses:
SPED 733 Methods: Emotional Behavioral Disorders
SPED 755 Positive Behavior Supports for Diverse Learners
SPED 734 Student Teaching and Seminar: Emotional Behavioral Disorders

Research Course:
CIED 500 Principles of Educational Research

TEGR 550 Language Development, Lit & Literacy I (if needed)
TEGR 570 Language Development, Lit & Literacy I (if needed)
SPED 733 Methods: Emotional Behavioral Disorders
SPED 755 Positive Behavior Supports for Diverse Learners
SPED 734 Student Teaching and Seminar: Emotional Behavioral Disorders

Core Courses:
SPED 703 Methods: Autism Spectrum Disorder
SPED 754 Methods: Significant Developmental Disabilities
SPED 719 Methods: Social, Emotional, Behavioral Intervention
SPED 778 Fundamentals: Preschoolers

Courses Needed for Additional License:
SPED 755 Positive Behavior Supports for Diverse Learners
SPED 733 Methods: Emotional Behavior Disorder
XXX Elective
XXX Elective
SPED 734 Student Teaching and Seminar: Emotional Behavioral Disorders

Research Course:
CIED 500 Principles of Educational Research

Core Courses:
SPED 750 Fundamentals of SPED: Exceptionality, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
SPED 785 Applied Behavior Analysis: Behavior Interventions and Learning Environments
SPED 714 Professional Practice: Collaboration, Co-teaching & Educational Tech.

Licensure Courses:
SPED 716 Fundamentals for Students with Mild/Moderate Needs
SPED 645 Educational Assessment, Evaluation, & Individual Planning for Diverse Learners
SPED 717 Elementary Academic Interventions and Literacy
SPED 718 Secondary Academic Interventions and Transitions

Disability Specific Courses:
SPED 733 Methods: Emotional Behavioral Disorders
SPED 755 Positive Behavior Supports for Diverse Learners
SPED 734 Student Teaching and Seminar: Emotional Behavioral Disorders

Research Course:
CIED 500 Principles of Educational Research


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Emotional Behavioral Disorders (EBD) Summer Institute

The EBD Summer Institute provides an opportunity to learn how to meet the needs of learners with EBD conveniently scheduled over the summer or online to meet the needs of working educators. Take courses toward an EBD Special Education License.