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Deaf Education Block Schedule

This block schedule is not to be used in lieu of your Program of Study but to assist in appropriate sequencing of course work and for planning each term. This tentative schedule is subject to change. The schedule assumes:

  • You have satisfied all prerequisites, foreign language, and General Education requirements.
  • You are a full-time student, can take day and evening classes, and do not break continuity.

Fall/Spring/Summer Schedule PDF

Fall Admission

Spring Admission

Summer Admission

(These link to PDF files- you may need to download acrobat reader to view)

To help you plan:

  • Practicum I & II require at least 5 daytime hours per week for 10 weeks at an assigned school site
  • TSL 4340 has a field component as well
  • Applications for Internship are due by the 4th week of the term before you plan to intern. Late applications are not accepted.

This tentative schedule is subject to change.

The schedule assumes that you (a) have satisfied all prerequisites, foreign language, and General Education Requirements, and (b) are a full-time student, can take day and evening classes and do not break continuity within the block schedule.

Fall Admission

JUNIOR YEAR

Fall Term - 11 hours

  • EEX 3250 READ METHODS FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEARNERS (3)
  • TSL 3080 PRINCIPLES & ISSUES IN TESOL (3)
  • EHD 4311 PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION OF THE DEAF (3)
  • EHD 3941 DEAF EDUCATION PRACTICUM I (2)

Spring Term - 14 hours

  • EHD 4940 DEAF EDUCATION PRACTICUM II (2)
  • EHD 4245 LANGUAGE & LITERACY ASSESSMENT & INSTRUCTION: DHH (3)
  • TSL 4340 TESOL METHODS & CURRICULUM (3)
  • EHD 3XXX DEAFNESS & DIVERSITY (3)
  • ASL 4205 METHODS OF TEACHING ASL-ENGLISH BILINGUAL DHH STUDENTS (3)

Summer Term - 12 hours

  • EEX 4616 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEARNERS (3)
  • EEX 4281 CAREER DEVELOP & TRANSITION FOR LEARNERS WITH EXCEP. (3)
  • EHD 4293 READING INSTRUCTION & ASSESSMENT FOR THE DEAF (3)
  • EHD 4261 AUDIOLOGY SPEECH SCIENCE (3)
  • EHD 4943 DEAF EDUCATION SERVICE LEARNING PRACTICUM (optional; 2)

SENIOR YEAR

Fall Term - 11 hours

  • EHD 4263 METHODS OF TEACHING LISTENING & SPOKEN LANGUAGE TO DHH (3)
  • EHD 4291 CONTENT AREA CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION FOR DHH STUDENTS (3)
  • EHD 4270 TEACHING DHH STUDENTS IN DIVERSE SETTINGS (2)
  • EHD 4XXX DIFFERENTATING LITERACY INSTRUCTION FOR DHH STUDENTS (3)

Spring Term - 12 hours

  • EHD 4944 DEAF EDUCATION INTERNSHIP (12)

To Help You Plan for the Required Field Experience Hours:

  • Practicum I & II and EHD 4270 require at least 6 daytime hours per week for 10 weeks at an assigned school site
  • TSL 4340 has a field component of 20 hours.

To Help You Prepare for Internship:

  • You must take and attempt to pass the FTCE Professional Exam and the Hearing Impaired K-12 Exam prior to your internship semester.
  • Applications for Internship are due by the 4th week of the term before you plan to intern. Late applications are not accepted.

Spring Admission

JUNIOR YEAR

Spring Term - 11 hours

  • EHD 3941 DEAF EDUCATION PRACTICUM I (2)
  • EHD 4245 LANGUAGE & LITERACY ASSESSMENT & INSTRUCTION: DHH (3)
  • TSL 3080 PRINCIPLES & ISSUES IN TESOL (3)
  • EHD 3XXX DEAFNESS & DIVERSITY (3)

Summer Term - 6 hours

  • EHD 4261 AUDIOLOGY SPEECH SCIENCE (3)
  • EHD 4293 READING INSTRUCTION & ASSESSMENT FOR THE DEAF
  • EHD 4943 DEAF ED SERV LRN PRACTICUM (optional; 2)

SENIOR YEAR

Fall Term - 14 hours

  • EHD 4940 DEAF EDUCATION PRACTICUM II (2)
  • EHD 4311 PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION OF THE DEAF (3)
  • EHD 4291 CONTENT AREA CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION FOR DHH STUDENTS (3)
  • EHD 4263 METHODS OF TEACHING LISTENING & SPOKEN LANGUAGE TO DHH (3)
  • EHD 4XXX DIFFERENTATING LITERACY INSTRUCTION FOR DHH STUDENTS (3)

Spring Term - 11 hours

  • TSL 4340 TESOL METHODS & CURRICULUM (3)
  • EHD 4270 TEACHING DHH STUDENTS IN DIVERSE SETTINGS (2)
  • LAE 3210 FOUNDATIONS OF LITERACY (3; substituted for EEX3250)
  • ASL 4205 METHODS OF TEACHING ASL-ENGLISH BILINGUAL DHH STUDENTS (3)

Summer Term - 6 hours

  • EEX 4616 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEARNERS (3)
  • EEX 4281 CAREER DEVELOP & TRANSITION FOR LEARNERS WITH EXCEP. (3)
  • EHD 4943 DEAF ED SERVICE LEARNING PRACTICUM (optional; 2)

Fall Term - 12 hours

  • EHD 4944 DEAF EDUCATION INTERNSHIP (12)

To Help You Plan for the Required Field Experience Hours:

  • Practicum I & II and EHD 4270 require at least 6 daytime hours per week for 10 weeks at an assigned school site
  • TSL 4340 has a field component of 20 hours.

To Help You Prepare for Internship:

  • You must take and attempt to pass the FTCE Professional Exam and the Hearing Impaired K-12 Exam prior to your internship semester.
  • Applications for Internship are due by the 4th week of the term before you plan to intern. Late applications are not accepted.

Summer Admission

JUNIOR YEAR

Summer Term - 6 hours

  • EEX 4281 CAREER DEV & TRANSITION FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEARNERS (3)
  • EHD 4261 AUDIOLOGY SPEECH SCIENCE (3)

Fall Term - 11 hours

  • EEX 3250 READ METHODS FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEARNERS (3)
  • TSL 3080 PRINCIPLES & ISSUES IN TESOL (3)
  • EHD 4311 PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION OF THE DEAF (3)
  • EHD 3941 DEAF EDUCATION PRACTICUM I (2)

Spring Term - 14 hours

  • EHD 4940 DEAF EDUCATION PRACTICUM II (2)
  • EHD 4245 LANGUAGE & LITERACY ASSESSMENT & INSTRUCTION: DHH (3)
  • TSL 4340 TESOL METHODS & CURRICULUM (3)
  • ASL 4205 METHODS OF TEACHING ASL-ENGLISH BILINGUAL DHH STUDENTS (3)
  • EHD 3XXX DEAFNESS & DIVERSITY (3)

Summer Term - 6 hours

  • EEX 4616 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEARNERS (3)
  • EHD 4293 READING INSTRUCTION & ASSESSMENT FOR THE DEAF (3)
  • EHD 4943 DEAF EDUCATION SERVICE LEARNING PRACTICUM (optional; 2)

SENIOR YEAR

Fall Term - 11 hours

  • EHD 4263 METHODS OF TEACHING LISTENING & SPOKEN LANGUAGE TO DHH (3)
  • EHD 4291 CONTENT AREA CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION FOR DHH STUDENTS (3)
  • EHD 4270 TEACHING DHH STUDENTS IN DIVERSE SETTINGS (2)
  • EHD 4XXX DIFFERENTATING LITERACY INSTRUCTION FOR DHH STUDENTS (3)

Spring Term - 12 hours

  • EHD 4944 DEAF EDUCATION INTERNSHIP (12)

To Help You Plan for the Required Field Experience Hours:

  • Practicum I & II and EHD 4270 require at least 6 daytime hours per week for 10 weeks at an assigned school site
  • TSL 4340 has a field component of 20 hours.

To Help You Prepare for Internship:

  • You must take and attempt to pass the FTCE Professional Exam and the Hearing Impaired K-12 Exam prior to your internship semester.
  • Applications for Internship are due by the 4th week of the term before you plan to intern. Late applications are not accepted.

Important Information:

  • Deaf Education Practicum courses require at least 5 daytime hours per week at an assigned school site.
  • Successful completion of Deaf Education Practicums I & II are prerequisite to internship.
  • Applications for internship are due by the 4th week of the term before you expect to intern. Late applications are not accepted.
  • Passing ALL FTCE (General Knowledge, Professional Education, and Subject Area Exam) is required prior to enrolling in practicu
  • General Education course work must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
  • The student must apply to graduate in the term they plan to graduate.
  • Students must maintain a minimum GPA of a 2.5 or better for each semester they are enrolled in a teacher education program.
  • A minimum of 120 semester hours (48 hours at the upper 3000/4000 level) is required for the bachelor's degree. Students must complete at least 25 percent of the required degree credit hours in residence at UNF.
  • Prior to registering for courses at another institution, permission must be obtained from the program director. 
  • Students must complete a level 2 background check (including fingerprints) prior to the assignment of any student to a field/clinical experience. This process is done and verified by the school district in which the field/clinical experiences will be completed. Students not cleared by the school district will not be permitted entrance to schools.