Academic Catalog 2013-2014 
    
    Nov 12, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education Generalist Endorsement


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Licensed teachers who want to add a special education generalist endorsement to their teaching license may complete 21 semester hours in graduate level special education courses through the Special Education Generalist Endorsement program. Courses provide the necessary content for teachers to develop the competencies required to work in the special education field as an effective generalist.

Once teachers have been accepted into the program, they are eligible to apply for a Special Education Eligibility (SEE) from the Colorado Department of Education

Upon completion of 21 semester hours of special education courses, teachers may apply to the Colorado Department of Education for an added endorsement as a Special Education Generalist.

Licensed teachers who want to add a special education endorsement while earning a master’s degree should review the program requirements for the Masters in Curriculum and Instruction - Special Education Generalist Emphasis 

Teacher candidates who do not hold a teaching license and have been hired as a Special Education Instructor should apply to the Alternative Licensing Program: Special Education Generalist 

Admission requirements for the Special Education Generalist Endorsement follow the requirements for the Master in Arts in Curriculum and Instruction . This program is not eligible for financial aid.

Prerequisite Professional Core Requirements (3 Credit Hours)


All applicants are required to have an introductory background in special education. This background may be obtained through undergraduate or graduate coursework as demonstrated by the student’s transcript or taken at CCU.

Introduction to Special Education - An introduction to the profession of special education focusing on the foundations of special education and current trends/issues.

Program Completion Requirements


  1. Completion of a total of 21 credit hours in the required core.
  2. A letter grade of C or better in each graduate education course and a cumulative CCU grade point average of 3.0 or higher on the University’s 4.0 scale.
  3. Compliance with CAGS residency requirements .
  4. No outstanding financial obligations to the University. 


 

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