Schedule

2014-2015

Note: Course titles, credit hours and tuition rates will vary depending on the university selected.

It is highly recommended that students enroll in Instructional Strategies and Assessment for Students with Visual Impairment and Methods of Teaching Students with Visual Impairment at the same University.

Courses: Summer 2014 Fall 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015
Introduction to Visual Impairment

UMass Boston
VISN 602 (3)

WMU
BLS 6320 (3)

U of Kentucky
EDS 558-204 (3)

 

UMass Boston
VISN 602 (3)
Braille Code and Communication (I)

UMass Boston
VISN 603 (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 603 (3)

WMU
BLS 5910 (2)

U of Kentucky
EDS 558 (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 603 (3)

Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye

 

U of Kentucky
EDS 558-202 (3)

WMU
BLS 5900 (2)

UMass Boston
VISN 604 (3)

 

 
Assistive Technology for Visual Impairment

U of Kentucky
EDS 558 (3)

WMU
BLS 5840 (Summer II) (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 611 (3)

 

WMU
BLS 5840 (3)

U of Kentucky
EDS 558 (3)

WMU
BLS 5840 (Summer II) (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 611 (3)

Instructional Strategies and Assessment for Students with Visual Impairment

 

UMass Boston
VISN 613 (4)

WMU
BLS 5930 (3) &
BLS 5440 (3)

 
Braille Code and Communication (II)

WMU
SPED 6100 (3)

 

UMass Boston
VISN 610 (3)

WMU
BLS 6100 (3)

 

Methods of Teaching Students with Visual Impairment

WMU
BLS 5945 (Summer I) (2)

The U of  Arizona
SERP 524 (3)

 

UMass Boston
VISN 614 (4)

U of Kentucky
EDS 558 (3)

WMU
BLS 5945 (Summer I) (2)

The U of  Arizona
SERP 524 (3)

Principles of Orientation and Mobility for Students with Visual Impairment

UMass Boston
VISN 612 (3)

 

WMU
BLS 6940 (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 612 (3)
Implications of Low Vision

WMU
BLS 5970 (2)
w/lab BLS 6050 (1)

 

UMass Boston
VISN 605 (3)

WMU
BLS 5970 (2)
w/lab BLS 6050 (1)

A practicum component will be required. Both instate and out-of-state options will be available with oversight of the supervision from the Michigan host university.

Note: There is the option for some classes to be taken together at WMU campus in a reduced summer semester. These classes include:

  • BLS 5840: Assistive Technology
  • BLS 6100: Math and Specialty Codes
  • BLS 5970: Principles of Low Vision
  • BLS 6050: Low Vision Lab