Certification Only Option:
|SPED 500||Legal/Educational Foundations: Special Education||3 cr.|
|SPED 601||Academic Interventions: Special Education||3 cr.|
|SPED 603||Classroom/Behavior Management: Special Education||3 cr.|
|SPED 609||Technology Applications for Special Needs||3 cr.|
|SPED 663||Collaborative-Consultive Inclusion Strategies||3 cr.|
|SPED 670||Introduction to Gifted Education||3 cr.|
|SPED 672||Teaching Strategies for Gifted Education||3 cr.|
|SPED 674||Support for Special Populations in Gifted Education||3 cr.|
|SPED 676||Critical Thinking/Creativity in Gifted Education||3 cr.|
|SPED 679||Culminating Practicum: Gifted Education*||6 cr.|
||33 Total Credits|
ALL students should follow the program requirements outlined on the Student Program Plan sent with the admission letter.
Request information from firstname.lastname@example.org or direct questions to 304-293-3450.
* Students must pass PRAXIS tests required by the program prior to and as a condition
of admission to practicum:
Gifted Education (5358)
These or other tests also may be required for licensure in West Virginia or in the designated specialization area in other states/countries to earn initial certification or additional endorsement.
ALL students MUST complete practicum as a single six-credit block in the final semester.
All courses in a certification program must be completed within 8 years; this includes waivers granted for courses completed within other programs or at other institutions.
Retention in this program requires maintaining active student status and an overall GPA of 3.0. Students who fail to maintain active student status by enrolling in at least one course every two years become inactive and will have to re-apply and meet any new requirements in effect at the time of admission. Students who fail to maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 will be dismissed from the program and may be unable to reapply for admission.