Graduate and Professional Studies in Education

College of Education - Graduate and Professional Studies in Education

Degree Programs

Certificate of Competency -​ Educational Technology

Certificate of Competency -​ Mathematics Education

Certificate of Competency -​ Reading

Certificate of Competency -​ Teaching Reading to Adults

Preliminary Administrative Services Credential

Preliminary Administrative Services Internship Credential

Pupil Personnel Services School Counseling Credential

Pupil Personnel Services School Counseling Internship Credential

Pupil Personnel Services School Psychology Endorsement Credential

Reading/​Language Arts Specialist Credential

MA in Child Development

MA in Education (Behavioral Sciences Gender Equity Studies)

MA in Education (Curriculum and Instruction)

MA in Education (Educational Leadership)

MA in Education (Educational Technology)

MA in Education (Higher Education Leadership)

MA in Education (Language and Literacy)

MA in Education (Multicultural Education)

MA in Education (School Psychology)

MA in Education (Special Education)

MA in Education (Workforce Development Advocacy)

MS in Counseling

Ed.S. in School Psychology

Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.)

Accreditation

In addition to California State University, Sacramento's full accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the Master of Science in Counseling is also individually accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

In addition to California State University, Sacramento's full accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the Ed.S. in School Psychology is also individually accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists.

Licensure and Credentialing Disclosure

Admission into programs leading to licensure and credentialing does not guarantee that students will obtain a license or credential. Licensure and credentialing requirements are set by agencies that are not controlled by or affiliated with the CSU and requirements can change at any time. For example, licensure or credentialing requirements can include evidence of the right to work in the United States (e.g., social security number or tax payer identification number) or successfully passing a criminal background check. Students are responsible for determining whether they can meet licensure or credentialing requirements. The CSU will not refund tuition, fees, or any associated costs, to students who determine subsequent to admission that they cannot meet licensure or credentialing requirements. Information concerning licensure and credentialing requirements are available from the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Sacramento Hall 234, (916) 278-5344.

 

Contact Information

Elisabeth Liles, Chair, Graduate and Professional Studies
Ciarra Liles, Administrative Support Coordinator II
Eureka Hall 401
(916) 278-6639

Julian Vasquez Heilig, Program Director, Ed.D.
Phone: (916) 278-2282
FAX: (916) 278-2281
Email the Ed.D. Program Director
Doctorate Program Website

For more information, visit the Web site for the College of Education

Faculty

BOOSALIS, CHRIS

GRAHAM, SARAH

HECSH, JANET I.

HOLLAND, MELISSA

JOO, HyunGyung

LAMBATING, JULITA G.

LILES, ELISABETH

MAHR, MICHELE

MORENO, JESSICA

O'MALLEY, MEAGAN

ORTIZ, ARLENE

PARK, SANGMIN

PIETRANTONI, ZACHARY

RODRIGUEZ, MARK

RODRIGUEZ, RAUL N.

SCARTON, CARLY

WILLIAMS, EBONY

WYCOFF, SUSAN E.

CHAVEZ, JOSE

COWAN, GENI

HEILIG, JULIAN VASQUEZ

LILLY, FRANK

ROMERO, LISA

 
 

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EDC 210.     Multicultural/Ethnic Counseling. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Exploration of ethnic and cultural differences to develop or expand awareness, techniques, skills, theories, concepts, and to acquire information necessary to counsel effectively with clients of various ethnic/cultural groups. Students examine their own attitudes, behaviors, perceptions, and biases, and are encouraged to develop their own multicultural approach to counseling. Lecture/discussion three hours.

EDC 212.     Gender Roles in Counseling. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

An overview of the individual and societal parameters of gender roles and sexism in self-identity, sexual behavior, health, mental health, relationships, values, abuse, violence, etc. Attitudes, research, prevention, assessment and treatment methods are addressed. Meets Board of Behavioral Science requirements in human sexuality and domestic violence.

EDC 214.     Dynamics of Human Development. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Overview of theories and research pertaining to the dynamics of human development, including cultural, biological, social, and psychological factors. Particular emphasis will be placed on the relationship of these factors to the field of counseling. Lecture three hours.

EDC 216.     Counseling Theory. 3 Units

Corequisite(s): EDC 280.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Examination of ten counseling philosophies, with emphasis on knowledge and practice. Requires the refinement of one's own counseling orientation. Designed to provide students with a foundation in the basic philosophy and practice of contemporary theories of counseling/psychotherapy. The requirements support three components of multiple measures of learning and outcomes: 1) personal growth, 2) counseling skills building utilizing multiple approaches, 3) professional development.

EDC 218.     Assessment In Counseling. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Intended to acquaint the prospective counselor with an array of assessment instruments and appraisal techniques. Includes practical experience with tests as well as foundations of test development. Lecture three hours.

EDC 219.     Group Processes in Counseling. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 216 and EDC 280.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Group process theory and procedures, including group counseling and guidance. Participation in a group experience is required. Lecture, discussion, three hours.

Note: May be repeated for credit.

EDC 220.     The Spiritual Dimension in Counseling and Psychotherapy. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 155, EDUC 156, EDC 216, EDC 280; or instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Investigation into concerns and issues, modes, and methodologies surrounding exploration of the spiritual dimension in the counseling/therapy relationship. Experiential activities are included.

EDC 222.     Clinical Stress Reduction. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Major concepts, theories, and approaches to effective stress reduction. Includes stress level assessment, planning and implementation of a stress reduction program. Practice of beneficial stress reduction techniques and application in clinical practice.

Note: Open to unclassified students with instructor permission.

EDC 230.     Law and Ethics for Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 155, EDUC 156, EDC 216, EDC 280 or instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Legal and ethical considerations in the practice of marriage, family, and child counseling. Current laws, responsibilities, restrictions, rights and privileges, licensing regulations, and ethical standards of major professional groups. Child abuse assessment and reporting requirements. Organization, administration, and management of independent practice. Lecture three hours.

EDC 231.     Diagnosis and Treatment Planning. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 216, EDC 218, EDC 280; classified student in the Counselor Education Program.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Advanced discussion of psychopathology with emphasis on differential diagnosis, use of DSM IV, and development of treatment plans. Use of mental status exam and structured interview schedules. Major diagnostic categories covered include schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and personality disorders. Completion of case reports and understanding of clinical materials using diagnosis and treatment plans will be emphasized from a diversity perspective. Lecture three hours.

EDC 232.     Family Violence. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 212, EDC 230, EDC 234; or instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Violence in the family includes spouse abuse, child abuse, incest, and sexual abuse. Myths about these areas will be replaced by empirically-based facts. There will be an emphasis on effective treatment methods; research findings on family violence, including etiology and family patterns; overlap with alcohol and other drugs, and maintenance factors. Students will gain techniques and skills in interviewing, assessment, and counseling when violence is a presenting issue.

EDC 233.     Substance Abuse and Addiction. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 231.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Provides an overview of substance abuse, addiction and co-occuring disorders with emphasis on psychoactive drugs including alcohol. Material will focus on the following areas: identification, evaluation, treatment and prevention of substance abuse and addiction, family, friends and coworker issues, legal and medical aspects of substance abuse, populations at risk, the role of support persons, support systems, and community resources.

EDC 234.     Seminar: Marriage and Family Counseling. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 214, EDC 216, EDC 280; classified student in the Counselor Education Program.

Corequisite(s): For MFCC Specialization: EDC 476.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Introduction to the basic concepts and principles of family therapy. Provides and lays the foundation on which all theories/schools of family therapy are based and covers the basic theories of family therapy. Issues include evaluation of families, diagnosis in a family context, interviewing strategies, redefining problems in a family systems context, and treatment principles. Lecture three hours.

Note: May substitute PSYC 225 with consent of faculty advisor prior to registration.

EDC 240A.     Psychological, Social and Medical Aspects of Disability, A. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Approval as a candidate for the MS degree in Counseling.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Psychological, social, and medical aspects of various congenital, hereditary, and trauma-induced disabilities are studied in-depth, particularly their relationship to vocational adjustment. The etiology, treatment, prognosis, and limitations caused by various disabling medical conditions are covered as well as such factors as depression, denial and dependency as they occur or are related to these disabling conditions. Emphasis is also given to the concepts of motivation, self-concept, and personal and societal attitudes toward disability.

EDC 240B.     Psychological, Social and Medical Aspects of Disability, B. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

This is a two-part course. Both EDC 240A and EDC 240B are required. EDC 240A is not a prerequisite for 240B.

EDC 241.     Developmental Stages and Art Therapy Techniques. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 155 and EDUC 156.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

In-depth study of normal stages of development in art with special emphasis on the developmental stages as both diagnostic indicators and aids in devising art therapy treatment. Includes hands-on experience with a variety of art therapy techniques and discussion of their applicability to different client populations. Purchase of some basic art supplies is required. Lecture, discussion, three hours.

EDC 242.     Play and Art in Therapy with Children. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 216, EDC 280, classified student in the School Counseling Specialization. Other Counselor Education students may be permitted to enroll when space is available.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Explores the ways children use fantasy, play, and art as means for communication, growth and healing. Emphasis is placed on clinical skills, therapeutic limit setting, counseling theory and developmentally appropriate interventions. Purchase of some basic art supplies is required.

EDC 244.     Trauma and Crisis Counseling. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

This course provides opportunities for both theory and skill development by examining crisis and trauma counseling, including crisis theory; multidisciplinary responses to crises, emergencies, or disasters; cognitive, affective, behavioral, and neurological effects associated with trauma; brief, intermediate and long-term approaches; assessment strategies for clients in crisis and principles of intervention for individuals with mental or emotional disorders during times of crisis, emergency, or disaster.

EDC 250.     Education Research. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Graduate status.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Studies qualitative and quantitative methods in the development of reliable knowledge in the field of education. Includes identification and formulation of research problems, research designs and presentation of reports representative of different research strategies. Classified students are encouraged to take this course early in their graduate programs.

EDC 252.     Legal and Ethical Issues in Professional Counseling. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Designed to provide students with basic knowledge and skills necessary to be legally and ethically competent in practice of counseling. Examines ethical and legal considerations pursuant to practice of counseling. Topics to be covered are ethics (CAMFT, AAMFT, ACA, ASCA, NCDA) related to counseling practice in private and public sectors, as well as laws regarding mandatory child and elder abuse assessment and reporting, confidentiality, privilege, liability, marriage, family, child and school ethics and law. Required for graduation with a degree in Counseling.

EDC 254.     Counseling and Psychotropic Medicine. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 231

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Provides an introduction to psychopharmacology; the biological bases of behavior; basic classifications, indications, and contraindications of commonly prescribed psychopharmacological medications; and effective approaches to collaborating with clients, their families and other professionals so that appropriate referrals can be made for medication evaluations and so that the side effects of those medications can be identified. Meets the BBS licensure requirements for Professional Clinical Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists.

EDC 260.     Career Development. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Provides a basic introduction to career development and career counseling. Identification and assessment of issues common in career counseling settings are examined. Group and individual models of career development and counseling in schools, community agencies or private industry are also investigated and discussed. Lecture three hours.

EDC 261.     Seminar in Counseling: Job Placement. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Analyzes and practice of job-seeking skills, employer information base, and job placement of the handicapped.

EDC 262.     Career Counseling Process. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 260; classified student in the Counselor Education Program.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

On-going learning of the processes needed to deliver career counseling services to a variety of clientele. Students will extend their theoretical knowledge base and will more clearly focus on the relationship between a person's life and the process of career development. Elements to be studied in more depth include career development theory, assessment techniques and strategies, goal setting, decision making, and integration of multicultural aspects and strategies. A practical experience in administering and interpreting selected test instruments extensively used in career counseling will be included. Lecture three hours; practical experience one hour.

EDC 264.     Seminar in Counseling: Career Systems Development. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 260; classified student in the Counselor Education Program.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Specific emphasis is at the implementation level, with students learning the necessary skills for implementing, maintaining, and stimulating career development in schools, community agencies or private industry. Lecture three hours.

EDC 266.     Seminar in Counseling: Career Program Development. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 260; classified student in the Counselor Education Program.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Specific emphasis is at the program development level, with students learning the necessary components for developing a career counseling program in schools, community agencies, or private industry. Lecture three hours.

EDC 268.     Career and Job Search. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 260 or instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Work is undergoing change with the advent of new technologies, an increasingly diverse workforce, and corporate restructuring. These conditions have led to more frequent occupational shifts and the loss of previously secure jobs, self-reliance replacing loyalty in relations between employers and employees, and fragmented careers becoming more common as family responsibilities and work opportunities became increasingly interwoven. Examines traditional and emerging approaches for assisting clients in a changing and evolving job market.

EDC 270.     Organization and Administration of School Counseling Programs. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Principles and practices necessary to plan, initiate, administer, and evaluate school counseling programs, including related laws. Lecture, discussion three hours.

EDC 272.     Counseling Children and Youth. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 216, EDC 280, classified student in Counselor Education Program. School specialization: EDC 242.

Corequisite(s): School Counseling Specialization: EDC 475.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Provides students with a theoretical foundation and working knowledge of contemporary issues and interventions for children and youth. A variety of presenting problems and treatment strategies are explored.

EDC 274.     Guidance and Consultation in School Counseling. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 216, EDC 280, EDC 270; classified student in the Counselor Education Program.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Presents a variety of topics and strategies related to the school counselor's role in implementing guidance curricula in the school. Explores models of consultation, change strategies, human relations skills, and ethical considerations. Emphasis is on the developmental nature of school counseling programming, the need for school counseling to support the larger instructional mission of the school, the role of the counselor as a change agent and the multiplcity of skills needed for successful guidance and consultation.

EDC 280.     Practicum in Communication. 2 Units

Corequisite(s): EDC 216.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Supervised practice in the basic styles of communication, verbal and nonverbal, with additional focus on the particular skills of selected theories. Lecture one hour; laboratory two hours.

Note: Recommended to be taken within the first 6 units of study in the Counselor Education Program.

Credit/No Credit

EDC 282.     Practicum in Group Counseling. 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 219; classified student in the Counselor Education Program.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Supervised practice in leadership of group counseling. Lecture one hour; laboratory three hours.

Credit/No Credit

EDC 294.     Cooperative Education Experience. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Open only to upper division and graduate students; consent of Department Chair.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Cooperative Education (Co-op) relates academic theory to professional practice by providing paid work experience in the student's major field of study and academic credit. Students receive supervised employment in school districts, state and community agencies, companies, and other appropriate settings. Requires attendance at weekly meetings, preparation of application packet, completion of field study assignment, and a written final report.

Note: Units may not be used to meet course work requirements. May be repeated once for credit.

Credit/No Credit

EDC 296A.     Current Topics in Marriage Couples and Family Counseling. 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 210, EDC 216, EDC 280 and acceptance into the Counselor Education Program.

This course will provide Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling students an advanced review and introduction of current applied theories (evidence-based or best practiced), intervention techniques/strategies, and multicultural perspectives specific to the MCFC specialization. Topics may include domestic violence, death and dying, and addiction, as well as others.

Credit/No Credit

EDC 296P.     Current Issues in Counseling: Meditation. 1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

An introductory experimental class in meditation which provides a basic foundation of basic meditative theories, the experience of meditative practices, and a basic knowledge of meditative techniques of benefit both personally and with clients. Research has demonstrated that meditation is helpful in a number of stress-related conditions and recent research indicates it is often more effective than psychotherapy in treatment of some problems.

Note: Instructor approval required. May be taken twice for credit.

Credit/No Credit

EDC 299.     Special Problems. 1 - 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Individual projects at graduate level designed especially for students capable of independent study.

Note: Admission by approval of the instructor with whom the student will be working directly and the Department Chair.

Credit/No Credit

EDC 462.     Supervised Field Observation Rehabilitation Counseling. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Introduction to the vocational rehabilitation program. Students will learn about the foundations of rehabilitation counseling through discussion and visits to a number of agencies in the community. Students will spend at least 30 hours over the course of the semester in a variety of community rehabilitation facilities.

Note: Open to unclassified graduate students on a space available basis.

Credit/No Credit

EDC 475.     Practicum In Counseling. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Prerequisites for all specializations: EDC 210, EDC 214, EDC 216, EDC 280. Additional prerequisites by specialization: Career - EDC 212+, EDC 218, EDC 219+, EDC 260, EDC 262+; Community - EDC 201, EDC 212+, EDC 218, EDC 219; MFCC - EDC 212, EDC 218+, EDC 219, EDC 234, EDC 252+, EDC 476; School - EDC 252+, EDC 270.

Corequisite(s): By specialization: School - EDC 272.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Supervised counseling practice in agency and/or school settings. Emphasis on application of counseling theories and the integration of one's own counseling philosophy into practical applications. Basic requirements: 100 clock hours with at least 40 client contact hours, 1 hour per week of individual/triadic supervision, and one and half hours per week of group supervision.

Note: Department petition is required the semester prior to enrollment.

Credit/No Credit

EDC 476.     Practicum in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): EDC 216, EDC 280, classified student in the Counselor Education Program.

Corequisite(s): EDC 234.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Structured observation and supervised practice in marriage, family, and child counseling. Application of material learned in EDC 234. Emphasis on establishing relationships and interviewing techniques with multiple clients, assessment techniques, setting goals, and learning to think systemically. Laboratory two hours.

Credit/No Credit

EDC 480.     Field Study In Counseling. 2 - 6 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDC 475 and all of its prerequisities. Additional prerequisites by specialization: MFCC - completion of required courses except culminating requirement.

Corequisite(s): By specialization: School - EDC 272.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Supervised counseling and field experiences arranged in community-based settings such schools, colleges and/or agencies. One hundred clock hours of experience required for each unit of credit for a total of six hundred clock hours (or 6 units). Weekly supervision is provided throughout the field experience: one hour per week of individual/triadic supervision and one and half hours per week of group supervision.

Note: Department petition and approval of faculty advisor is required the semester prior to enrollment.

Credit/No Credit

EDC 500.     Master's Culminating Experience. 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Advanced to candidacy for the master's degree and enrollment in the last semester of course work; Classified student in the Counselor Education Program; Department petition required the semester prior to enrollment.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Focuses on reviewing and synthesizing of student's knowledge of theory, and practice. A review and examination of previous learning will be included.

Note: Taken in preparation for the comprehensive examination.

Credit/No Credit

EDC 551.     Master's Project - Counseling - Plan B. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Advanced to candidacy. All course requirements in Counselor Education and EDC 505.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Completion of a project approved for the Master's degree.

Note: Department petition is required the semester prior to enrollment.

EDD 600.     Transformational Leadership. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Designed to engage students in understanding, implementing, and evaluating strategic leadership practices based on various theories, models, and approaches for achieving organizational transformation. Students will become skilled facilitators of the organizational transformation process by initiating, implementing, sustaining, and evaluating transformation/change efforts. Students will build a solid foundation through the integration of theory and practice in order to implement a planned change process in their home institution.

EDD 601.     Organizational Leadership. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Builds and expands on candidates' knowledge of systems thinking, personal and organizational behaviors, and leadership approaches to the change process. Candidates will demonstrate ethical thinking and action in organizational settings by re-conceptualizing leadership roles and organizational structures. In coursework and related fieldwork components students will apply concepts and theories to improving their respective educational institutions. Among the interactive pedagogies used are: case studies, experiential exercises, dialogue and group activities.

EDD 602.     Policy and Practice for Educational Leaders I. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Develops in students the skills for informed analysis of educational policy in order to positively influence the educational policy in the K-12 or community college setting. In addition to studying the historical perspectives pertaining to educational policy, practice, and reform, students will investigate the mission of public education. Students will also study governance and inter-governmental relations through contemporary policy development with particular reference to current law, local board policy, shared governance, and working with a variety of constituencies.

EDD 603.     Policy and Practice for Educational Leaders II. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Designed to engage students in critical analyses of policy at the local, state, national, and international levels. Specific California and federal policy environment structures and processes will be examined. Students will learn about how public policy is generated, potential consequences, ethical dilemmas, social justice, and equity issues.

EDD 604.     Data-based Decision Making in Educational Leadership. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Studies the use of quantitative and qualitative data by K-12 and community college leaders to improve student and organizational outcomes. Students will develop enhanced data literacy and analytical skills to facilitate data-based decision making in the identification of problems and development of solutions and evaluation plans. General concepts and techniques of data analysis, generation, and presentation will be learned with specific application to educational issues including program assessment and evaluation, resource planning and allocation, and strategic planning.

EDD 605.     Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods I. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Focuses on the design, conceptualization, interpretation, and application of qualitative, quantitative, and mix-method research procedures. Helps students acquire skills and gain knowledge in using a wide range of methodological and analytical research techniques with an eye towards students' dissertation projects and field application in educational leadership.

EDD 606.     Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods II. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Introduces educational leaders to concepts in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods research in preparation for conducting independent research. Enables students to critically understand research methodology and apply it appropriately to various educational issues. Topics will include the framing of research questions, identifying data and data sources, and using theory in the design process. Enables educational leaders to critically understand research methodology and apply in it appropriately and effectively to educational issues.

EDD 607.     Community and Communication in Educational Leadership. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Presents theories and frameworks concerning organizational, interpersonal, and cross-cultural communication in educational and community contexts. Includes developing written and verbal skills for specific contexts, including strategic planning, evaluation, presentations, formal and informal texts, technology, crisis management, and public relations. Through research and practical application, enhances communication skills needed for creating inclusive systems and positive results for all stake-holders.

EDD 608.     Diversity and Equity in Complex Organizations. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Designed to engage students in self introspection of awareness and advocacy in applying theoretical frameworks and research to promote equitable, excellence in schooling. Students will demonstrate the ability to develop cross-cultural relationships across multiple constituents for the purpose of improving students performance and promoting social justice. Students will develop the capacity to be courageous change agents in assuring academic excellence for all students.

EDD 609.     Human Resource Management for Educational Leaders. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Examines how to manage human resources effectively in the dynamic legal, social, and economic environment currently impacting educational institutions. Among the topics included are: formulation and implementation of human resource strategy, job analysis, methods of recruitment and selection, techniques for training and development, performance appraisal, compensation and benefits, and the evaluation of the effectiveness of human resource management frameworks and practices. Class participants will be expected to demonstrate understanding of Human Resource Management (HRM) competencies through assignments, exercises and case analyses.

EDD 610.     Curriculum and Instruction Issues for Educational Leaders. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Presents curriculum and instruction from a leadership perspective within the contexts of K-12 schools and community colleges. Students examine contemporary issues in school curriculum, including policy initiatives and reform efforts affecting curricular decision-making. Prepares students to analyze and design appropriate strategies for implementing and evaluating district and school curricula and to investigate the implications of curricula for educational programming. Students also learn specific foundations and procedures for professional development that have well-documented effects on student achievement.

EDD 611.     Legal Issues for Educational Leaders. 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Examines key legal issues that govern daily and long-range decisions of educational leaders. Focuses on understanding California and federal codes, case law, policies, and significant precedent and will emphasize analysis of key legal concepts and application of law to major areas including finance, personnel, risk management, curriculum, student services, teacher rights, torts, students rights, and access. Examines trends in law and the initiation and influence of educational law to positively influence educational institutions.

EDD 612.     Student Services in Education. 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Provides a comprehensive insight into the student services. It addresses both practical and theoretical perspectives intended to build a sense of vision and passion to transform the profession of student affairs and leadership. In particular, examines four distinct arenas: 1) historical and philosophical foundations of student affairs and leadership 2) management and organizational issues, 3) essential skills and professional development in building an equitable organization, and 4) the synthesis of practice and theory.

EDD 613.     Finance and Budget for Educational Leaders. 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Analyzes two related topics with respect to public educational institutions: funding and internal budget management. Provides a state and national overview of the economics and finance of K-12 and higher education, including private and public benefits of education, methods of financing public education, and contemporary policy issues regarding school and college finances. Focuses on how educational leaders can most effectively manage resources to further the vision, goals, and philosophy of the organization.

EDD 614.     Issues in Educational Leadership: Synthesis and Application. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

This problem based seminar integrates the three themes of the program. Includes conducting a review of the literature that will later be integrated into the candidates' proposal. In addition, each student will study and select theoretical frame/s that supports their doctoral topic. Students will also work in teams formed by research interests. They will present findings to classmates in forums that they facilitate and they will critique each other's work.

EDD 615.     Dissertation Proposal Seminar. 6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Passed Ed.D. Qualifying Examination and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Provides faculty and peer guidance in preparation of material to develop the dissertation proposal. Students will be guided in the clarification of dissertation topic, familiarization with relevant literature, and the development of a sound methodology. Students will learn how to critically analyze and provide constructive criticism to key research components proposed by others. At the end students are expected to complete the first three chapters of their dissertation in anticipation of their dissertation defense.

EDD 616.     Dissertation I. 6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Each candidate will work with a dissertation advisor (dissertation committee chair) to conduct independent research leading to the completion of a dissertation. Twelve units of dissertation study will be required for completion of the program.

Note: Students must have passed their qualifying examination and successfully defended their dissertation proposal.

Credit/No Credit

EDD 617.     Dissertation II. 6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and completion of EDD 616 and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Each candidate will work with a dissertation advisor (dissertation committee chair) to conduct independent research leading to the completion of a dissertation. Twelve units of dissertation study will be required for completion of the program.

EDGR 210.     Contemporary Issues in Education: Curriculum and Social Emotional Well Being of Students. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

This course examines contemporary issues in education, with special attention to the social, cultural, political, economic, and institutional dynamics of educational processes and the impacts on students, schools, and communities. Fulfilling the mission of the Masters programs and the College of Education vision, the course focuses on preparing students to become social change agents in schools and communities. Topics covered will fit into the two threads of (a) curriculum and (b) social emotional well-being of students.

EDGR 211.     Contemporary Issues in Education: Context of Schooling and Leadership. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

This course examines contemporary issues in education, with special attention to the social, cultural, political, economic, and institutional dynamics of educational processes and the impacts on students, schools, and communities. Fulfilling the mission of the Masters programs and the College of Education vision, the course focuses on preparing students to become social change agents in schools and communities. Topics covered will fit into the two threads of (a) context of schooling and (b) leadership.

EDGR 220.     Issues in New Literacies throughout the Lifespan. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

This course examines contemporary issues in literacy. The course introduces students to pedagogies and politics of new literacies within a variety of contexts: academic, new literacy studies, technology literacy, cultural, family, community, and workplace literacy. From a frame of literacy/illiteracy, students examine its connections with economic, political, social, occupational, education, governmental, and cultural change. Students will study how literacy programs are organized and implemented, examine research on the rationale for literacy, including the connection between literacy and healthy, livelihoods, empowerment, community development and cognitive skills.

EDGR 260.     Writing and Research Across the Disciplines. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate program in the College of Education or instructor permission

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Orientation to graduate study design to introduce students to research within their field of study and across disciplines in the College of Education. Overview of qualitative and quantative methods and basic statistical concepts. Focus on writing to communicate evidence-based knowledge in a professional manner using APA style. Includes research presentations, active discussion, critical reading, and analytical writing with some activities.

Note: This course serves as a foundation for further study and must be taken prior to 250. This course satisfies the GWI requirement.

EDLP 200.     Diversity and Equity in Educational Leadership. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Designed to synthesize previously obtained knowledge of different cultures/ethnic groups/races and social classes. The primary objective is to provide a learning environment which is conducive to the development of knowledge, understanding, and skills consistent with multicultural education and pluralistic education philosophy.

EDLP 200A.     Diversity and Equity in Educational Leadership. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Primary objective is to provide a learning environment conducive to the development of knowledge, understanding and skills consistent with Multicultural Education and pluralistic philosophy. It will examine the advantages and complexities of a strategic approach to school and community relationships. Content will focus on public policy formation; community education role of culturally and linguistically diverse groups; current recommendations and emerging issues as they relate to the role of the school, family, and community in the ongoing debate of school reform.

EDLP 201.     Foundations of Educational Leadership. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Introduction to theory and practice of educational leadership at the local, state, and federal level including structure and function of administration, organizational behavior, intrapersonal dimensions, and interpersonal relationships.

EDLP 201A.     Foundations of Educational Leadership. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Introduction to theory and practice of educational administration at the local, state, and federal levels including but not limited to the structure and function of administration, organizational behavior, interpersonal relationships, trends affecting contemporary practice, and the changing nature of school reform. Designed to encourage introspection and the reflective process to examine students' values, beliefs and needs. Students will examine strategies for integrating new information and experiences into their evolving professional knowledge base.

Note: May be taken twice for credit (Adm Credential Interns).

EDLP 202A.     Legal Basis of Education. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Study of school law as set forth in the common law, state, and federal constitutions, statutes, judicial decisions, and in the rules and regulations of state departments and local units of administration.

EDLP 203A.     Financial Resources Planning and Allocation. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDLP 201

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

School finance and business administration with focus on the California school system.

EDLP 204B.     Special Education and Categorical Programs. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Introduction to the organization, leadership, and management of special education and categorical programs. Provides an overview of the historical, philosophical, ethical and legal roots of education for both special education and students served by state and federal categorical programs.

EDLP 205.     Curriculum Development. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Curriculum development appropriate to a modern program of education; the service role of the leader in instructional improvement; cultural, social, and political forces acting to shape the curriculum.

EDLP 205A.     Curriculum and Instructional Leadership in K-12 Schools. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDLP 201

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Focuses on the significance of instructional leadership in the design and implementation of curriculum leading to high achievement for all students in K-12 schools. Particular attention will be given to current state and federal school accountability requirements, standards-based curriculum, the use of disaggregated student achievement data to design an instructional program appropriate to and effective for a diverse student population, and best research-based instructional practices.

EDLP 206A.     Supervision and Leadership. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Supervisory theory and technique, including assessment of educational innovations, supervision of teaching, development of strategies for in-service programming, and the roles of various groups and individuals in the improvement of instruction.

EDLP 208A.     School Leadership/Management. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Educational Leadership Program

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Examination, synthesis, and application of contemporary leadership/management theory and processes at the site or unit level; consideration given to the expanding roles and current requirements in the administration of educational enterprises. Lecture three hours per week.

EDLP 209A.     Human Resources and Supervision. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Examines human resources and personnel practices in educational organizations. Key themes and issues in personnel will be presented with broad assumptions regarding dominant practices and their application to establishing positive human relations.

EDLP 221.     Foundations in Higher Education Leadership. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Master of Education: Higher Education Leadership Option.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Analyzes higher education including its historical, political, philosophical and social aspects with emphasis upon the implications of crucial issues for leaders in higher education. An examination of the historical origins of contemporary practices and discourse and an analysis of the complex relationships between society and institutions of higher education: patterns of governance and coordination; diversity; overview of organizational and administrative structure; faculty; curriculum; student affairs, policy, and demographic trends.

EDLP 222.     Diversity in Higher Education. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Master of Education: Higher Education Leadership Option.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Engages participants in a process of inquiry and reflection through self-critique, peer critique, and the dialogical examination of our assumptions, ideas, and understandings that promote intellectual growth. Participants will examine and discuss the literature, research, and discourse concerning theory, policy, and practice about diversity and its relation to higher education.

EDLP 223.     Advanced Seminar: Student Affairs Leadership. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Master of Education: Higher Education Leadership Option.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Administration of student services and student affairs in colleges and universities. Principles that guide professional practice and decision making will be explored, as will the roles and responsibilities of student affairs professionals. Students will have the opportunity to explore current and future issues and directions in student services.

EDLP 224.     Advanced Seminar: Program Development and Evaluation. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Master of Education: Higher Education Leadership Option.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Program development, processes, and procedures, including needs assessment and writing goals and objectives. An exploration of administrative roles and responsibilities. Formative, summative, and impact evaluation strategies, including empowerment evaluation, planning for evaluation, and analyzing and applying evaluation data for program improvement.

EDLP 225.     Advanced Seminar: Ethical Decision Making. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Master of Education: Higher Education Leadership Option.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Links analysis with action through a survey of the ethical, legal, and professional issues facing the public or private education administrator. Underlying decision making is to understand the basic nature of the academic enterprise and apply social and moral values to the management of higher education and ethical decision making.

EDLP 226.     Meeting the Leadership Challenge. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Explore and analyze the leadership styles, qualities and characteristics that are common to effective leaders and the leadership skills and knowledge necessary to effectively lead in California's community colleges. The history, mission, and culture of the California Community College system and the students it serves will also be examined. Topics such as consultation, shared governance, legislative and accrediting bodies, and other external groups that influence policy and decision-making in higher education will be discussed.

EDLP 227.     Leading the Way for Student Success: Student and Instructional Services. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Participants will explore changing demographics, accountability regarding statewide mandates, reporting regulations, and accreditation, new technology and other factors impacting California's community college student services programs and professionals. Gain an understanding of the philosophy and mission of student services initiatives and programs and student development theory. Examine the role of faculty as leaders in curriculum, instruction and assessment and student success. Understand the purposes and uses of research and technology to address student outcomes, teaching and learning, institutional effectiveness, and decision-making.

EDLP 228.     Innovative Leadership for Troubled Times: Budget/Finance and Human Resources. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

California community college leaders are presented with increased legislative and public pressure for accountability while in an era of chronic and disparate under-funding of the system. Understand the relationship between higher education finance and the overall fiscal operations of California's community college system. Gain a broad knowledge of human resource laws and regulations and explore issues of faculty and staff diversity, part-time and full-time faculty, collective bargaining, affirmative action, staff development and recruitment, and selection and retention of staff.

EDLP 230.     Master of Arts Thesis/Project Seminar. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDLP 250 and advancement to candidacy.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

This individualized seminar is designed to extend research knowledge, and provide direction in the use of library/professional education resources, as well as exposure to sample theses and projects using APA style. Reviews research methods and a review of the literature and provides instruction in the appropriate academic writing style and format for academic presentations.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 250.     Education Research. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the EDLP Program.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Studies qualitative and quantitative methods in the development of reliable knowledge in the field of education. Includes identification and formulation of research problems, research designs and presentation of reports representative of different research strategies. Establishes and improves students' professional and academic writing skills in preparation for leadership duties. Classified students are encouraged to take this course early in their graduate programs.

Note: Graduate Writing Intesive (GWI) course.

EDLP 255.     Field Experience Seminar. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Completion of 12 units including EDLP 200, EDLP 201, and either EDLP 205 or EDLP 206A for Preliminary Administrative Services Internship Credential students only.

Corequisite(s): EDLP 401 and/or EDLP 402 for Administrative Services Credential students only.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Experience and practice in observation and analysis of school environment, including disaggregated student achievement data.

Note: Intern Students are allowed to take class twice and can take course concurrently with EDLP 401 and EDLP 402.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 270.     Advanced Seminar: Applied Leadership and Staff Teambuilding. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Graduate level status within the School of Education and instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Develop a comprehensive theoretical/conceptual framework from which to view current research surrounding Organizational Leadership and Staff Teambuilding. Special emphasis will be on providing students with experiential learning activities beyond the classroom and incorporate challenging outdoor components. Students will develop a resource portfolio relevant to their unique work situations.

EDLP 273.     Advanced Seminar: Grants, Proposals and Systematic Planning. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Systematic planning theory and skills with particular attention to use of these skills in the development of grant proposals. Students will use funding agency regulations and guidelines relative to program development and implementation, and will develop a proposal which may be submitted to a funding agency.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 277.     Advanced Seminar: Assessment. 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admitted into the Professional Administrative Credential.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Engage participants in a process of ongoing assessment of their administrative practice as school leaders. Such ongoing assessment uses multiple points of data, multiple sources of information, and multiple feedback sources such as colleagues and mentors.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 286.     Advanced Seminar: Supervision and Leadership. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Educational Leadership Program, EDLP 206A, instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Through lecture and discussion, philosophical and practical problems of supervision of instruction will be explored. Current research on effective teaching, staff development, supervisory techniques, and theories of learning for both students and adults will be examined as a basis for sound supervision practices.

EDLP 292.     Advanced Seminar: Current Topics in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Selected current topics of concern to those involved with the administration of schools and other educational systems.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 293.     Induction Seminar. 2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Induction Seminar leads to the training experience of the Professional Administrative Services Credential candidate. Facilitates the interaction among candidate, district mentor, and university advisor, per standards of the Commission on Teaching Credentialing. Through guided practice, candidates are prompted and supported in developing an individualized induction plan. This induction plan includes mentoring, academic program at the university and non-campus components.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 296A.     Capstone Research Project. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Advancement to Candidacy

Each student conducts an individual project to fulfill the culminating experience graduation requirement. The course covers application of research in education to the professional practice of educational leadership, and integrates the accumulated knowledge, skills and strategies delivered in the program. This course is the culmination of the MA in Educational Leadership/Higher Education Leadership, leading to completion of the final project and the 4-semester degree.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 296D.     Leading with Technology in Institutions of Higher Education. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admissions to the Master's of Education: Higher Education Leadership Option.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Geared specifically to meet the needs of those leaders in higher education. Those new to technology or those who want to learn more about using technology to lead programs and institutions of high education. Participants will be provided with an array of appropriate educational technology resources to drive decision making practices. They will also learn various programs and software used to address enrollment management, admissions, records, fiscal matters, etc.

EDLP 299.     Special Problems Educational Leadership. 1 - 4 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Individual projects or directed reading.

Note: Departmental petition required. Professional Credential Students only may take up to 8 units.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 299T.     Special Problems - Educational Leadership. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Individual projects or directed reading - for students working on their culminating MA requirements.

Note: Departmental petition required.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 401.     Internship On-the-Job Experience. 8 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

First semester of the on-the-job internship experience. Interns are supervised in the administrative roles by sponsoring employing agency, as well as by university faculty. Limited to, and required of, internship candidates for the Preliminary Administrative Services Internship Credential.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 402.     Internship On-the-Job Experience. 8 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Second semester of the on-the-job internship experience. Interns are supervised by sponsoring employing agency, as well as by university sponsors. Limited to, and required of, candidates for the Preliminary Administrative Services Internship Credential.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 403.     Internship On-the-Job Experience. 8 Units

Corequisite(s): EDLP 413.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Third semester of the on-the-job experience for candidates who have not completed their credential requirements during the first year of internship. (Refer to EDLP 401.) Limited to, and required of, candidates for the Preliminary Administrative Services Internship Credential.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 404.     Internship On-the-Job Experience. 8 Units

Corequisite(s): EDLP 414.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Fourth semester of the on-the-job internship experience. (Refer to EDLP 403.)

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 413.     Supplemental Internship Experience. 6 Units

Corequisite(s): EDLP 403.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Third semester of the supplemental internship experience. Provides first-hand visitations and experiences in various educational and community agencies at state, county, district, and local school levels; additional supervised experience for candidates; and seminar experiences in observation and analysis of school environments for candidates for the Preliminary Administrative Services Internship Credential.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 414.     Supplemental Internship Experience. 6 Units

Corequisite(s): EDLP 404.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Fourth semester of the supplemental internship experience. Provides first-hand visitations and experiences in various educational and community agencies at state, county, district, and local school levels; additional supervised experience for candidates; and seminar experiences in observation and analysis of school environments for candidates for the Preliminary Administrative Services Internship Credential.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 495A.     Field Study in Educational Leadership. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Educational Leadership Program; completion of twelve (12) units of EDLP coursework, including EDLP 255; approval of faculty advisor.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

On-the-job experience in which the candidate assumes responsibility for observation and analysis of school environments including leadership responsibilities, supervision of instructional program, and overall school climate.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 498.     Advanced Administrative Field Experience. 8 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Professional Administrative Services Credential Program and full-time employment as a school administrator.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Candidates for the Professional Administrative Services Credential are supervised in full-time administrative roles by sponsoring employment agency and university faculty.

Credit/No Credit

EDLP 500A.     Master of Arts Thesis/Project. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Advanced to candidacy and chair permission of his/her thesis or project committee.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Completion of a thesis or project approved for the Master's degree.

EDLP 500B.     Master of Arts Thesis/Project. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Advanced to candidacy and chair permission of his/her thesis or project committee.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Completion of a thesis or project approved for the Master's degree.

EDS 140.     Introductory Behavioral Statistics. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Descriptive and interpretative statistics in education and allied fields. Use of calculators and statistical tables. Lecture three hours.

EDS 201.     Legal Aspects of Special Education. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Legislative provisions related to implementation of special education programs and procedures will be a primary focus. Additional emphasis will be given to pertinent judicial decisions and to law as it relates to special education in a multicultural context.

EDS 202.     Seminar in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Examines topics and issues in neurodevelopmental disabilities and includes educational, clinical, habilitative, therapeutic, and medical perspectives. Focuses on collaborative, interdisciplinary perspectives on educational and related interventions with students who have neurodevelopmental disabilities.

EDS 203.     Seminar for Resource Specialists: Management and Delivery of Services. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDS 201, EDS 101 and Special Education Credential.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Review of literature, and simulated experience in the various roles of the resource specialist in special education programs in the schools. Professional problem-solving strategies; standards and procedures; model program organizational alternatives; management approaches of resource specialist program (RSP); major developments and trends at Federal, State and local levels; references to legal provisions, rules and regulations in special education.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 213A.     Mathematics Curriculum and Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms. 2 Units

Corequisite(s): EDS 213B.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prepares Mild/Moderate/Severe and multiple subject teacher candidates to teach mathematics content standards for California public schools. Prepares teacher candidates with the knowledge of basic principles and strategies related to mathematics education. Candidates develop, implement, and evaluate math curricula appropriate for those students receiving special education services with mild/moderate/severe disabilities. Expanded treatment of mathematics pedagogy, manipulative, technological supports, accommodations, inclusive instructional techniques, and strategies specially suited in instruction of English language learners and students with disabilities. Prerquisite: Admittance to Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe Credential Program or permission of respective special education coordinator.

EDS 213B.     Mathematics Curriculum and Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms Lab. 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Admittance to Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe Credential Program or permission of respective special education coordinator.

Corequisite(s): EDS 213A.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Field-base practice lab (30 hours). Lab will be a synthesis and application of course content (EDS 213A) in a setting for students who receive special and/or general education services.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 214A.     Social Science Curriculum and Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms. 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admittance to Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe Credential program or permission of respective special education coordinator.

Corequisite(s): EDS 214B.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prepares mild/moderate/severe and multiple subject teacher candidates to teach history-social science content standards for California public schools to all students, including English Learners and students with disabilities; to use analytical and critical thinking skills in history and social science; and to integrate history-social science topics, themes and concepts with other subject areas. Pedagogical topics include the use of timelines, maps, and artifacts, case studies, simulations, literature, art, multiple perspectives, SDAIE, cooperative projects, and research activities.

EDS 214B.     Social Science Curriculum and Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms Lab. 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Admittance to Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe Credential program or permission of respective special education coordinator.

Corequisite(s): EDS 214A.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Field-based practice lab (30 hours). Lab will be a synthesis and application of course content (EDS 214A) in a setting for students who receive special and/or general education services.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 215A.     Science Curriculum and Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms. 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admittance to Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe Credential program or permission of respective special education coordinator

Corequisite(s): EDS 215B

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prepares mild/moderate/serve and multiple subject teacher candidates to teach science content standards for California public schools to all students. Give participants the knowledge of basic principles and strategies related to science education appropriate for general education (k-8) teacher candidates. Participants will also develop, implement, and evaluate science curricula appropriate for those students with mild/moderate/severe disabilities. This includes an expanded treatment of science pedagogy, manipulative, technological supports, accommodations, inclusive instructional techniques, and other strategies specially suited to the instruction of English Learners and students with disabilities.

EDS 215B.     Science Curriculum and Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms Lab. 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Admittance to Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe Credential program or permission of respective special education coordinator

Corequisite(s): EDS 215A.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Field-based practice lab (30 hours). Lab will be a synthesis and application of course content (EDS 215A) in a setting for students who receive special and general education services.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 217.     Positive Behavioral Support: Effective Individual, Class-wide and School-wide Applications (Moderate. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDSP 119, EDSP 205, EDSP 206, EDSP 207, EDSP 208, EDSP 216, EDSP 216B, EDSP 220, EDSP 235, EDS 291A, EDS 291B, EDSP 413 - or equivalents.

Corequisite(s): EDSP 414 or advisor approval.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Students will learn to use positive behavioral supports to enhance the quality of life for individuals with serious behavioral challenges. Using the research-based methods and materials from the National Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Positive Behavioral Support, provides the student with a thorough background in functional assessment and the design of positive behavioral support plans which are in compliance with both state (Hughes Bill) and federal (IDEA) law. After individual assessment and support plans have been covered, moves to class-wide methods of positive behavioral support and school-wide methods. The content is research-based.

EDS 222.     Perspectives Workforce Dev. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Examines the premises of workforce development and advocacy with emphases on adult learning styles and learning communities. Explores the specific needs of the formal and informal vocational, technical and adult learning community in an ever-changing work environment.

EDS 223.     Organization Learning Comm. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

EDS 224.     WF Assess+Accountability. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

EDS 226.     Resource Enhance For WDA. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

EDS 227.     Issues Impacting WDA. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

EDS 228.     Sem:Future Workforce Dev. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

EDS 231.     Group Process in School Psychology. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Designed to equip students with the group process skills and understanding essential to the practice of school psychology. Focus on both developing counseling groups within the schools and on the understanding of group process necessary to being an effective agent in the school setting. Topics include the logistics of working within a school system, balancing groups, soliciting referrals, sharing information, participating in staff meeting, and facilitating parent teacher and other school level meetings such as Individualized Education Program Planning meetings.

EDS 239.     Education Specialist Seminar. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Approval as a candidate in the Education Specialist program, completion of courses required for the School Psychology Internship credential, approval of advisor, and department petition.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Explores leadership roles of school psychologists.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 240.     Functional Assessment of Behavior. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Assessment of behaviors using the techniques of applied behavior analysis. Students will learn how to do functional assessments of behavior. Methods appropriate for assessment of children in the school setting are emphasized.

EDS 241.     Counseling and Psychotherapy for School Psychologists. 3 Units

Corequisite(s): EDS 440.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Examination of basic theories of counseling and therapy used by school psychologists, with emphasis on children and youths inn an educational setting and their families. Refinement of one's own counseling orientation is required.

EDS 242A.     Cognitive Assessment. 3 Units

Corequisite(s): EDS 242B.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Designed to introduce prospective school psychologists to both theory and practice in the assessment of cognitive abilities. Students will be exposed to various approaches to cognitive assessment including information processing, CBA, dynamic, and psychometric. Students will learn to administer and interpret major standardized cognitive assessment instruments including the WISC-R, WAIS-R, Stanford-Binet FE, K-ABC, and others. Lecture.

EDS 242B.     Cognitive Assessment Lab. 4 Units

Corequisite(s): EDS 242A.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Clinic based practice lab. Lab will be a synthesis and application of course content in the assessment of cognitive function. Students will be assigned clients for purposes of administering, scoring, evaluating and reporting assessment data.

EDS 243.     Assessment Practicum. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Administration, scoring, and interpretation of tests taught in EDS 242A-B, EDS 244, or EDS 247. Students will be assigned five to seven cases. They will assess the children, meet with the families to gather history, and render interpretation.

Note: Must be taken concurrently with EDS 242A, EDS 242B, EDS 244, and EDS 247. May be taken twice for credit.

EDS 243A.     Assessment Practicum A. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Administration, scoring, and interpretation of tests taught in EDS 242A and B and EDS 244. Students will be assigned five cases. They will assess the children, meet with the families to gather history, and render interpretation.

Note: Taken concurrently with EDS 244, unless granted special permission of faculty.

EDS 243B.     Assessment Practicum. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDS 243A

Corequisite(s): EDS 247

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Advanced practice in administration, scoring, and interpretation of tests taught in EDS 242A-B, EDS 243A, EDS 244, and EDS 247. Students will be assigned five to seven cases (with some cases in Fieldwork placements). Development of skills in assessment, analysis of data, intervention planning and conveying results orally and in writing.

Note: Taken concurrently with EDS 247, unless granted special permission of faculty.

EDS 243C.     Assessment Practicum. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDS 243B

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Continued training in development of advanced skills in administration, scoring, and interpretation of tests taught in EDS 242 A-B, EDS 243A, EDS 243B, EDS 244, or EDS 247. Students will be assigned cases by the practicum supervisor as appropriate. Students are expected to successfully engage in all stages of assessment process with clients.

Note: Taken with permission of faculty after completion of EDS 243A and EDS 243B.

EDS 244.     Social, Emotional and Behavioral Assessment. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDS 242A and EDS 242B.

Corequisite(s): EDS 243.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Examines social/emotional assessment strategies and instruments appropriate for working with students in schools. Topics include clinical interviewing, social-emotional functioning, conduct disorder, and effective report writing. Students use course information during concurrent enrollment in EDS 243: Assessment Practicum.

Note: Must be admitted to School Psychology Program.

EDS 245.     Psychology In The Schools. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Must be admitted to School Psychology Program.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Overview of psychology in the schools. Topics include school systems, program development, service delivery models and the role of the school psychologist. Students will engage in systematic school observations.

EDS 246A.     Preventive Academic Interventions. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Study and application of various primary, secondary, and tertiary academic interventions designed to prevent school failure and/or learning challenges. Examines techniques of identifying pupils who are experiencing academic difficulties that interfere with school functioning, and intervention techniques designed to remediate or ameliorate these problems.

EDS 246B.     Preventive Mental Health Interventions. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Study and application of various primary, secondary, and tertiary psychological interventions designed to prevent school failure and/or emotional challenges. Examines techniques of identifying pupils who are experiencing mental health difficulties that interfere with school functioning, and intervention techniques designed to address these problems.

EDS 247.     Assessment of Special Needs. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Assessment of client behavior using formal and non-formal methods based on neuropsychological principles. Students will learn to use interview techniques, standardized cognitive and projective tests, and neuropsychological screening procedures to assess students with special needs. Report writing, parent conferences, and consultation strategies will be stressed.

EDS 248.     Human Development and Learning. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Cognitive, socio-emotional and personality development through the lifespan (with emphasis on birth through early adulthood) as influences on the learning process. Includes analysis of theories, empirical research and current issues in human development and learning as applied to school learning.

EDS 249.     Special Seminar: School Psychology. 1 - 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Individual projects or directed reading.

Note: Departmental petition required.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 252A.     Advanced Teacher Induction Seminar. 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Special Education Level II program.

Corequisite(s): EDS 252B.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Leads to the development of a Professional Level II Education Specialist Credential induction plan for the support and professional development of the teacher credential candidate as required by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The candidate, the university advisor, and the employer's representative work together to plan course work, and provide individual assistance, and professional development opportunities to address individual performance goals. Seminar.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 252B.     Advanced Teacher Induction Seminar Lab. 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Special Education Level II program.

Corequisite(s): EDS 252A

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Level II candidate, university advisor/supervisor and employer's representative work collaboratively to develop a professional plan which relates to the CCTC standards and the individual learning needs of the student. The class is designed as a lab to support the acquisition of all proscribed Level II standards and to support the development of the candidate's professional portfolio for assessment of designated competencies.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 263.     Case Practices in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 155 and approval as a candidate for the MS degree in vocational rehabilitation counseling.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Formulation of individual rehabilitation plans as a joint client-counselor process; rehabilitation case records used to foster understanding of the disabled client and his problems.

EDS 264.     Seminar in Counseling: Work Evaluation. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Study of the work evaluation process and the modalities utilized, with emphasis on the use of work evaluation in the rehabilitation process.

EDS 265.     Current Issues in Counseling: Disabled. 1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Examination of myths regarding the disabled client. Course includes an exploration of counseling families with a disabled member, the impact of disability upon sexuality and upon interpersonal relationships. Factual data will be presented. The student's attitude toward the disabled will be examined.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 267A.     Advanced Studies in Special Education-Seminar I. 3 Units

Corequisite(s): EDS 267B.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

For candidates accepted into the Level II Alternative Option Program; skills for inservice training, working with paraprofessionals, coordinating meetings, developing consensus, dealing with conflict and serving as part of collaborative teams; e-mail, use of Listproc and attendance at monthly seminars required; attaining and documenting competencies and developing portfolios related to outcomes of the Level II Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe Specialist Credential. Lecture.

EDS 267B.     Advanced Studies in Special Education Seminar I Laboratory. 3 Units

Corequisite(s): EDS 267A.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Will be a synthesis and application of course content (EDS 267A) in a setting(s) for students who receive special education services. The 3-unit lab section requires approximately 90 hours of related field-based and/or on-the-job activities. E-mail/Internet access required.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 268A.     Advanced Studies in Special Education-Seminar II. 3 Units

Corequisite(s): EDS 268B.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

For candidates accepted into the Level II Alternative Option Program; skills for ongoing individualized assessment and curriculum adaptation to meet needs of diverse populations and advanced skills for behavioral management in inclusive settings; e-mail, use of Listproc and attendance at monthly seminars required; attaining and documenting competencies and developing portfolios related to outcomes of the Level II M/M or M/S Specialist Credentials; individualized planning for candidates who are self-directed and committed to self improvement. Lecture.

EDS 268B.     Advanced Studies in Special Education Seminar II Laboratory. 3 Units

Corequisite(s): EDS 268A.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Synthesis and application of course content (EDS 268A) in a setting(s) for students who receive special education services. The 3-unit lab section requires approximately 90 hours of related field-based and/or on-the-job activities. E-mail/internet access required.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 269A.     Collaborative Strategies for Inclusive Practice. 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): CCTC Preliminary Multiple or Single Subject credential. Sacramento State graduate status or CCE/Open University enrollee.

Corequisite(s): EDS 269B.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

For candidates seeking to meet Special Education CCTC requirements for Level 2 (Induction) Multiple or Single Subject Teaching Credentials. Candidates must demonstrate skills for ongoing IDEA and State mandates, curriculum adaptation to meet individual needs, and advanced skills for behavioral management in inclusive settings. All activities will be tied to attaining and documenting CCTC Level 2 special education standards through individual portfolios. Assignments will be designed to emphasize an interdisciplinary perspective to collaborative problem solving. E-mail/Internet access required.

EDS 269B.     Collaborative Strategies for Inclusive Practice Lab. 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): CCTC Preliminary Multiple or Single Subject credential. Sacramento State graduate status or CCE/Open University enrollee.

Corequisite(s): EDS 269A.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Field-based practice lab (30 hours field). Lab will be synthesis and application of course content in a setting for students who receive special education services. Students will verify experiences across the age-span and in inclusive settings, agencies, and/or other natural environments.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 273A.     Instructional Strategies - Mild/Moderate. 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admittance into Mild/Moderate Credential or M.A. in Education programs.

Corequisite(s): EDS 273B.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Development of knowledge, strategies, and skills in the areas of dyslexia, social skills and transition, and other specific learning challenges for individuals with mild/moderate disabilities.

EDS 273B.     Instructional Strategies - Mild/Moderate - Lab. 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Admittance into Mild/Moderate Credential or M.A. in Education programs.

Corequisite(s): EDS 273A.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Field-based practice lab (30 hours). Lab will be a synthesis and application of course content (EDS 273A) in developing instructional strategies for the Mild/Moderate Credential Program area. Students are required to participate in class visitations, student tutoring, and interviews.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 290.     Issues in Early Childhood Education for Children with Disabilities. 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Overview of current theories, research, policies and practices regarding educational services for children, from birth to 8, with disabilities and their families. Topics emphasized include typical/atypical development, interdisciplinary assessment, family involvement, community resources, program planning, mainstreaming, and collaborative case management. Requires observations/field study in settings serving young children with disabilities.

EDS 291A.     Technology in Special Education. 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admittance to Special Education Program or instructor permission.

Corequisite(s): EDS 291B.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Offers an overview of technology usage in special education. Topics covered include: current research; identification of needs of exceptional children that can be met through use of microcomputers; evaluation and prescription of software, hardware and assistive devices; writing computer-assisted instructional programs to meet special needs; time management, and the general implementation of microcomputers into a special education program.

EDS 291B.     Technology in Special Education Lab. 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Admittance to Special Education Program or instructor permission.

Corequisite(s): EDS 291A.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Field-based practice lab (30 hours). Lab will be a synthesis and application of course content (EDS 291A) in technology usage with students who receive special education services.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 299.     Special Problems. 1 - 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Individual projects at graduate level especially for students capable of independent study.

Note: Departmental petition required.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 332.     Assessment Center Laboratory for Multiple Subject Candidates. 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admittance to Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe Credential program or permission of respective special education instructor.

Corequisite(s): EDSP 420B or approved equivalent by assigned advisor or department chair.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Individual support to guide multiple subject candidates through the process of completing and submitting the culminating PACT Teaching Event and completion of their electronic portfolio. The signature assignments, formative PACT assessments and summative PACT Teaching Event represent a working electronic portfolio embedded throughout the credential program, and the summative component will be polished and formally submitted at the conclusion of the EDS 332.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 412.     Student Teaching: Moderate/Severe. 5 - 10 Units

Corequisite(s): EDSP 233. A total of 10 units is required.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Students teaching in a cooperating LEA/District providing services for students receiving Moderate/Severe special education program services. Candidates must meet the criteria for student teaching to be accepted to this course.

Note: Approximately 320 hours are required to meet competencies.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 439.     Early Fieldwork in School Psychology. 1 - 10 Units

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of first year coursework.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Fieldwork experience is designed to allow students to explore roles in public schools and to gain experience in the organization and operation of schools, classrooms, and special services. The field placement allows students to work with pupils in public school settings that offer individual and group counseling; consultation with teachers, parents, and other school staff, and special accommodations for students with special needs. Students will work under the supervision of a credentialed school psychologist or school counselor at local school sites. A faculty supervisor from the School Psychology Training Program will work closely with students and field supervisor.

Note: May be repeated for credit.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 439A.     Early Fieldwork in School Psychology. 1 - 10 Units

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of first year coursework. Graded: Credit / No Credit Units: 1.0 - 10.0

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Fieldwork experience is designed to allow students to explore roles in public schools and to gain experience in the organization and operation of schools, classrooms, and special services. The field placement allows students to work with pupils in public school settings that offer individual and group counseling; consultation with teachers, parents, and other school staff, and special accommodations for students with special needs. Students will work under the supervision of a credentialed school psychologist or school counselor at local school sites. A faculty supervisor from the School Psychology Training Program will work closely with students and field supervisor.

Note: May be repeated for credit.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 439B.     Early Fieldwork in School Psychology. 1 - 10 Units

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of first year coursework and EDS 439A Graded: Credit / No Credit Units: 1.0 -10.0

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Advanced fieldwork experience providing the opportunity for students to engage in the following activities: individual and group counseling; consultation with teachers, parents, and other school staff, and assessment of students. Students will work under the supervision of a credentialed school psychologist. A faculty supervisor from the School Psychology Training Program will work with students and field supervisor.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 439C.     Early Fieldwork in School Psychology. 1 - 10 Units

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of first year coursework and EDS 439B Graded: Credit / No Credit Units: 1.0 -10.0

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Ongoing fieldwork experience providing the opportunity for students to more fully develop their skills in: individual and group counseling; consultation with teachers, parents, and other school staff, and assessment of students. Students will work under the supervision of a credentialed school psychologist and a faculty supervisor from the School Psychology Training Program.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 440.     Practicum in Individual Counseling/School Psychology. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Approval as a candidate in School Psychology program, approval of advisor, and department petition.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Supervised practice in individual counseling.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 441.     Internship in School Psychology. 3 - 15 Units

Prerequisite(s): Approval as a candidate in the School Psychology program, completion of courses required for the School Psychology Internship credential, approval of advisor, and department petition. May be repeated for credit.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Directed field study for school psychologists. Supervised experiences are arranged in school psychology.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 441A.     Internship in School Psychology. 3 - 15 Units

Prerequisite(s): Approval as a candidate in the School Psychology program, completion of courses required for the School Psychology Internship credential, approval of advisor, and department petition. Graded: Credit / No Credit Units: 3.0 - 15.0

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Directed field study for school psychologists. Supervised experiences are arranged in school psychology.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 441B.     Internship in School Psychology. 3 - 15 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDS 441A Graded: Credit / No Credit Units: 3.0 -15.0

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Advanced field study for school psychologists interns. Supervised experiences are arranged in school psychology.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 441C.     Internship in School Psychology. 3 - 15 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDS 441B Graded: Credit / No Credit Units: 3.0 - 15.0

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Third semester of advanced field study for school psychologist interns. Supervised experiences are arranged in school psychology.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 441D.     Internship in School Psychology. 3 - 15 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDS 441C Graded: Credit/ No Credit Units: 3.0 - 15.0

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Fourth semester of advanced field study for school psychologists interns. Final semester in which candidates may accrue hours. Supervised experiences are arranged in school psychology.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 460.     Practicum in Individual Counseling/VRC. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Approval as a candidate in the Vocational Rehabilitation program; approval of advisor, and department petition.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Supervised practice in individual counseling.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 461.     Field Study in Counseling/VRC. 3 - 15 Units

Prerequisite(s): Approval as a candidate in the Vocational Rehabilitation program, completion of core courses except EDS 560, EDS 561, or Comprehensive Examination (oral or written), approval of advisor, and department petition.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Directed field study for rehabilitation counselors. Supervised experiences are arranged in rehabilitation counseling. Forty hours of experience required for each unit of credit.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 472E.     Student Teaching: Serious Emotional Disturbance. 10 Units

Corequisite(s): EDS 277.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Students will be placed in approved settings which serve students with serious emotional disturbance as a primary disability; be expected to demonstrate skills for instruction across content areas; interact with emotionally disturbed students using a combination of counseling and behavior management strategies; and consult with families, co-workers, mental health representatives and other in a collaborative style.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 530.     Project In WDA I. 2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

EDS 531.     Project In WDA II. 4 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

EDS 540.     Education Specialist Thesis: School Psychology. 4 - 6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit given upon successful completion of a thesis approved for the education specialist degree.

Note: Open only to the graduate students who have been advanced to candidacy for the education specialist degree. Number of units of credit is determined by the candidate's education specialist advisory committee.

Credit/No Credit

EDS 541.     Master's Project: Education/School Psychology (Plan B). 4 - 6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Advanced to candidacy.

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit given upon successful completion of a project approved for the M.A. in Education/School Psychology option.

EDS 542.     Education Specialist Project: School Psychology. 4 - 6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit given upon successful completion of a project approved for the Education Specialist degree.

Note: Open only to the graduate student who has been advanced to candidacy. Department petition is required. Number of units of credit is determined by the candidate's advisor.

Credit/No Credit