This program will prepare you to be a thriving educator in this field. Students gain experience and skills in spoken language development, aural habilitation, inclusion, literacy and supporting families.
- EDDH 500 Characteristics of Diverse Learners with Hearing Loss (3 credits)
- EDDH 502 Audiology: Diagnostics in Infants and Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (3 credits)
- EDDH 504 Educational Audiology and Hearing Technologies for Children and Youth who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (3 credits)
- EDDH 508 Speech, Aural Habilitation and Advanced Communication (3 credits)
- EDDH 516 Language and Literacy for Students with Hearing Loss (including English Language Learners) (3 credits)
- EDDH 518 Early Childhood Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Working with Families from Diverse Backgrounds (4 credits)
- EDDH 525 Academic Curriculum, Differentiated Instruction, and Technology for students with Hearing Loss (English Language Learners) Gr. K-5 (3 credits)
- EDDH 527 Curriculum, Instruction and Technology for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Grades 6-12 (3 credits)
- EDDH 545 Developing Audition, Speech and Spoken English Language in Children and Youth who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (3 credits)
- EDDH 546 Inclusion/Collaboration/Itinerant Teaching with Students with Hearing Loss (3 credits)
Methods Spring classes are available in a 40% online/60% in person hybrid format.
- EDDH 548 Teaching Students with Hearing Loss and Additional Special Needs including Autism Spectrum Disorders (3 credits)
- EDDH 560 Practicum/Seminar in Elementary, Middle or High School Settings (6 credits)
- EDTP 521 Literacy and Language in Diverse Classrooms (3 credits) or equivalent CTC-approved reading instruction course
- EDDH 501 Sign Language and Deaf Culture for Teachers (2 credits)
In addition, candidates must complete Adult, Child, Infant CPR certification that meets the criteria of the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross and submit appropriate documentation when applying for the credential.
Master of Science Degree Option
After obtaining your credential through this program, you can complete a Master of Science (M.S.) in the Education of the Deaf degree for only 3 additional classes, which helps with salary growth (close to 50% of all California public school teachers hold a master's degree).:
- EDGN 509 Situating Yourself as a Scholar Practitioner and Teacher Leader
- EDGN 510 Collaboratories of Practice - Understanding Change Theory
- EDGN 599 Education Improvement Plan - From Theory to Praxis