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Courses - UDCP Upper Division - Urban Dual Credential Program

400. Foundations of Teaching and Learning in Inclusive Settings (2)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Urban Dual Credential Program or Consent of Instructor.
Foundations in teaching and learning in inclusive, diverse schools. Discussion of professional, legal and ethical practices, multi-tiered systems of support, disability categories, and inclusive collaborative models.
Letter grade only (A-F).

401. Positive Behavior Supports (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Urban Dual Credential Program or Consent of Instructor.
Models and strategies of classroom management to promote student pro-social behaviors and academic growth in culturally diverse settings. School-wide models of positive behavior support and evidence-based classroom interventions to support positive behaviors for students with and without challenging behavior.
Letter grade only (A-F).

402. Equity, Access, and Inclusive Education (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Urban Dual Credential Program or Consent of Instructor.
Examination of historical and legal foundations and contemporary issues related to educational equity and access for underrepresented groups in U.S. public schools, including culturally responsive instruction within a Universal Design for Learning framework.
Letter grade only (A-F).

407. Artistic and Physical Education (2)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Urban Dual Credential Program or Consent of Instructor.
Subject specific pedagogy in health, physical education, and visual/performing arts curriculum
Letter grade only (A-F)

410. Literacy Instruction in Inclusive Settings (4)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Urban Dual Credential Program or Consent of Instructor.
Content, methods, and assessment for teaching literacy to all students, including English language learners and students with special needs in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms. Minimum 10 hours of fieldwork in classrooms with at least 25% of students classified as English learners and some students with disabilities.
Letter grade only (A-F).

411. Advanced Literacy Instruction and Intervention (4)

Prerequisite: Admission to Urban Dual Credential Program and successful completion of UDCP 410 Literacy Instruction in Inclusive Settings, or Consent of Instructor.
Literacy instructional materials, strategies, and curricular adaptations for gifted students, and struggling students, including English learners and students with disabilities. Evidence-based interventions (e.g., RTI, MTSS), using data for program planning, and use of technology are emphasized. Minimum 10 hours of fieldwork in classrooms with at least 25% of students classified as English learners and some students with disabilities
Letter grade only (A-F).

414. Transition in Special Education (1)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Urban Dual Credential Program or Consent of Instructor.
Strategies for developing effective transition for students with disabilities into, through, and beyond school.
Letter grade only (A-F)

415. Math Interventions in Inclusive Settings (2)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Urban Dual Credential Program or Consent of Instructor.
Math interventions for students at-risk and with disabilities. Focus on Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions within a multi-tiered system of support.
Letter grade only (A-F)

420. K- 8 Student Teaching, General Education (6)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Urban Dual Credential Program or Consent of Instructor.
Semester-long student teaching experience in K-8 public school general education/inclusive classroom setting.
Credit/No Credit grading only

422. K- 8 Student Teaching, Special Education - Mild/Moderate Disabilities (6)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Urban Dual Credential Program or Consent of Instructor.
Semester-long student teaching experience in public schools serving students with identified mild/moderate disabilities in a variety of inclusive and special education settings.
Credit/No Credit grading only

423. K- 8 Student Teaching, Special Education – Moderate/Severe Disabilities (6)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Urban Dual Credential Program or Consent of Instructor.
Semester-long student teaching experience in public schools serving students with identified moderate/severe disabilities in a variety of inclusive and special education settings.
Credit/No Credit grading only


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