Schedule

2019-2020

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 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
Introduction to Visual Impairment

UMass Boston
VISN 602 (3)

U of Arizona
SERP 521 (3)

U of Kentucky
BVI 580 (3)

WMU
BLS 6320 (3)

 

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

UMass Boston
VISN 603 (3)

U of Arizona
SERP 523A (3)

U of Kentucky
BVI 583 (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 603 (3)

WMU
BLS 5910 (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 603 (3)

Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye

 

U of Arizona
SERP 520 (3)

U of Kentucky
BVI 582 (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 604 (3)

WMU
BLS 5900 (2)

 

 
Assistive Technology for Visual Impairment

U of Kentucky
EDS 558 (3)

WMU
BLS 5840 (Summer II) (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 611 (3)

 

U of Arizona
SERP 519B (3)

U of Kentucky
BVI 615 (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 660 (3)

WMU
On campus only
BLS 5840-Sum 2 (3)

Instructional Strategies and Assessment for Students with Visual Impairment

 

U of Kentucky
BVI 618 (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 613 (4)

WMU
BLS 5440 (2)

Braille Code and Communication (II)

U of Arizona
SERP 523B (3)

U of Kentucky
BVI 614 (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 610 (3)

WMU
BLS 5912 (2)

Methods of Teaching Students with Visual Impairment

WMU
BLS 5945 (Summer I) (3)

U of  Arizona
SERP 524 (3)

 

U of  Arizona
SERP 524 (3)

U of Kentucky
BVI 611 (3)
BVI 617 (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 614 (4)

WMU
BLS 5945-Sum 1 (3)

Principles of Orientation and Mobility for Students with Visual Impairment

UMass Boston
VISN 612 (3)

 

U of Arizona
SERP 522 (3)

WMU
BLS 6080 (3)

U of Kentucky
On Campus Only
BVI 616 (3)

UMass Boston
VISN 612 (4)

Implications of Low Vision

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

 

UMass Boston
VISN 605 (3)

WMU
On Campus
BLS 5970 (2)
w/lab BLS 6050 (1)
Introduction to Special Education

 

WMU
SPED 5330 (3)

WMU
SPED 5330 (3)

WMU
SPED 5330 (3)

Introduction to Assessment in Special Education

 

WMU
SPED 5330 (3)

 

 

Application of Behavior Analysis

 

WMU
SPED 6380 (3)

 

WMU
SPED 6380 (3)

Practicum

 

WMU
BLS 6955 (2)

WMU
BLS 6955 (2)

WMU
BLS 6955 (2)

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