Curriculum in Collaborative Teacher Education

The Bachelor of Science in Collaborative Teacher Education program prepares students to be teachers who serve students with disabilities in grades K-12. The program includes coursework that covers most disabilities with the exception of sensory impairments and certain severe disabilities. Graduates are prepared to implement evidence-based practices in inclusive general education settings as well as develop programs that meet students’ unique educational needs in different school-based and community-based settings. Collaborative Teacher Education (RSCB) meets the criteria for ALSDE Level B certification in K-12 grade levels.  

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
Core History I3Core History II3
Core Social Science 3Core Social Science3
Core Fine Arts3Core Math3
COMM 1000 Public Speaking3 
EDUC 1010 Orientation to Teacher Education30 
 15 12
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Literature3Core Science II4
Core Science I4MATH 2860 Mathematics for Elementary Education II3
Humanities Core3Free Elective6
MATH 2850 Mathematics for Elementary Education I3Science Elective with Lab4
MATH 2870 Mathematics for Elementary Education III3 
or Math Elective
  
 16 17
Junior
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
FOUN 3000 Diversity of Learners and Settings23FOUN 3100 Child Development, Learning, Motivation and Assessment26RSED 5140 Curriculum in Severe Disabilities3
RSED 3000 Diversity and Exceptionality of Learners23RSED 3110 Assessment: Eligibility for Special Education23RSED 5150 Literacy Methods in Special Education3
RSED 3010 Introduction to Special Education23RSED 4910 Practicum1,21RSED 4910 Practicum (Practicum Grades 6-12)1
RSED 5160 Framework for Collaboration in K-1223RSED 5130 Curriculum in Secondary: Literacy, Content, and Postsecondary Preparation 23 
RSED 4010 Behavior Management in Special Education3  
 15 13 7
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
RSED 4910 Practicum1,21RSED 4920 Clinical Residency29
RSED 5120 Curriculum in Elementary: Literacy and Mathematics in Special Education1,23UNIV 4AA0 Creed to Succeed0
RSED 5170 Transition from Birth to Adulthood23RSED 4140 Assessment: Program Planning in Special Education1,33
EDMD 3300 Utilization of Instructional Technology for Educators2 
RSED 5180 Literacy and Instructional Classroom Management 3 
RSED 5190 Community-based Instruction and Related Services23 
 15 12
Total Hours: 122