Program of Studies for Orientation and Mobility
(Master’s with Certification)

Core Courses

 

EPSY 5379 Introduction to Educational Research


Plus 1 of

 

EPSY 5310 Philosophy of Education
EPSY 5314 History of Education
EPSY 5323 Cultural Foundations of Education
EPSY 5331 Human Development in Education
EPSY 5332 Educational Psychology


Special Education Core

 

EDSP 5300 Exceptional Children and Youth
EDSP 5307 Problems and Trends in Special Education


Specialization Courses

 

EDSP 5384* Basic Orientation and Mobility Skills
EDSP 5386* Intermediate Orientation and Mobility Training for Individuals Who Are Blind/Visually Impaired
EDSP 5392* Advanced Seminar in Orientation and Mobility
EDSP 5387* Advanced Orientation and Mobility Training for Individuals Who Are Blind/Visually Impaired
EDSP 5391* Intermediate Seminar in Orientation and Mobility
EDSP 5093* Internship in Orientation and Mobility (3 hrs)


Vision Courses

 

EDSP 5380* Programs and Services for Students with Visual Impairments
EDSP 5389* Strategies for Students with Multiple Disabilities and Visual Impairments or Deafblindness
EDSP 5383* Anatomy and Functions of the Visual System


Total of 36 Credit hours
(rev. 12/01)


*Required for student to be eligible for Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) Orientation and Mobility Specialist Certification.


This degree plan leads to a M. Ed. in Special Education. For certification as an Orientation and Mobility Specialist, all of the Specialization and Vision Courses must be completed as well, a total of 39 semester hours.