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Students with Disabilities: Birth-2, 1-6, 5-9 generalist, 5-9 specialist, Adolescent 7-12

NYSED Content Areas: Any Liberal Arts and Sciences, Special Education, Students with Disabilities content tied to the initial license.

Stony Brook University has determined that the courses on the list below meet the NYSED guidelines for professional license in this certification content area. Courses with certain departmental subject codes from other academic departments may also be valid for the content area.

Content Area Courses

CEB 586 Differentiated Instruction in Science and Math
CEF 545 Co-Teaching for Inclusion
CEF 547 Principles and Practices of Special Education*
CEM 580 Adolescent Life: Normal to Abnormal

Liberal Arts and Sciences Courses Click on a heading to see full list of courses for each area:

Applied Behavioral Anyalyst Courses

Any student who is enrolled in the Applied Behavior Analyst program may use courses with CEZ subject codes to fulfill content area requirements.

*Denotes a course that is either regularly or occasionally offered online.

Note: The information contained on this page is valid as of 1/30/2014.

Statement of Student Responsibility

Students themselves—whether new, returning, or continuing—are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and adhering to their degree and/or certificate program requirements. Students should keep in mind that degree requirements are separate and distinct from requirements for teacher/administrator certification and resulting initial and/or professional licenses.  Each student is responsible for reviewing, understanding and adhering to his/her certification requirements.  For further information, visit NYSED at


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