472: Vocational Procedures and Practices for Exceptional Students. 0-3-3. Experience-based vocational education; process-oriented curriculum development; planned learning activities; formal assessment procedures; utilization of community resources; occupational preparation; review of exemplary programs. (G)
475: Advanced Procedures in Special Education. 0-3-3. Preq., approval of instructor. Individually supervised and systematically organized observation and participation in evaluative and educational procedures with exceptional students. (G)
480: Introduction to Orientation and Mobility. 0-3-3. Provides an examination and application of the fundamental principles and theories of orientation & mobility. Students will progress through a graduated travel curriculum. (G)
502: Psychosocial and Educational Appraisal of Exceptional Students. 7-1-3. Preq., approval of instructor. Administration and interpretation of specialized individual tests, infant development scales, non-verbal tests for linguistically impaired, verbal tests for sensory handicaps, and accelerated academic assessment.
504: Human Exceptionalities Seminar. 0-3-3. An overview of special education emphasizing social, physical, emotional, and educational components of exceptional students including history and current legislation.
511: Advanced Educational Psychology. 0-3-3. An in-depth study of the major theories of learning with an emphasis on reviewing contemporary research relating to human learning and the application of psychological principles to instructional technology.
512: Consulting Strategies for Assessment Teachers. 0-3-3. Preq., SPED 490. Development of teacher and parent consultation skills, coordination and interaction of the education assessment teacher with classroom programs, and available community resources.
515: Gifted/Talented Individuals. 0-3-3. The nature and needs of exceptionally able students with emphasis on curriculum adjustment and research in the field.
516: Gifted/Talented Psychoeducational Materials and Methods. 0-3-3. Preq., consent of area coordinator. Process of materials utilization and development for teacher of gifted/talented students, including procedures for implementing creativity, problem solving activities, and higher levels of cognition.
550: Field Work in Human Exceptionalities. 12-0-3 (6). Internship in the application of principles of learning and child development from a behavioral approach to the educational needs of exceptional students.
561: Diagnostic/Prescriptive Psychoeducational Strategies and Materials for Exceptional Students. 0-3-3. Individualized interfacing of learning characteristics of exceptional students with curriculum requirements and environmental structure; emphasis on individualized prescriptive strategies and programs.
581: Blindness Rehabilitation Systems and Issues. 0-3-3. Presents an overview of rehabilitation history, concepts, programs and services; professional responsibilities and ethics with field experience utilizing techniques for working with rehabilitation agencies, school systems, organizations and public or private programs serving blind and visually impaired individuals.
583: Advanced Orientation & Mobility. 0-3-3. Provides instruction for teaching techniques of independent mobility to individuals who are blind/visually impaired. Curriculum includes strategies and techniques for rural environments, special travel situations, and use of public transportation and applications to daily living vocational environments. Special techniques used by O&M instructors who are blind/visually impaired are emphasized.
584: Internship in Orientation & Mobility. 0-3-3 (6). Preq., enrollment in Educational Psychology (Visual Impairments - Orientation & Mobility) program and EPSY 583. Intensive experience in teaching Orientation and Mobility skills to visually impaired students. Field experience at the Louisiana Center for the Blind, Ruston, LA. (Pass/Fail)
599: Master's Thesis. 0-3-3. (6 hours minimum). Original research conducted under the supervision of a departmental faculty member in the student's program area. Student must be enrolled whenever university facilities or faculty are used. (Pass/Fail).