Candidates who do not hold a teaching license must pass the PRAXIS I (PPST) test and complete the three initial licensing courses listed below. They must also complete cross-categorial core courses and the cognitive, emotional, and learning disabilities licensing sequence.
Initial Licensing Courses (3 credits each, 9 credits total):
- ED 604I – Second Language Acquisition in Special Education (3 credits)
- ED 624 – Reading Diagnosis and Intervention (3 credits)
- ED 614 – Cross-Categorical Children and Youth (3 credits)