Visual Impairment/Kamei/MA in VI/California State University, Los Angeles


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      Master of Arts Degree in VI

      in the Education Specialist Credential Program in VI have an option to
      apply for admissions to the Master
      of Arts degree with an emphasis in Visual Impairment and Blindness (MA
      in VI program). For admissions information to the MA program please see
      MA students learn to analyze research
      and conduct studies in education. The MA in VI degree program consists
      of upper and lower division courses in visual impairment
      an emphasis in research and policy, including:

      • EDSP 465
      Aspects of Visual Impairment
      (3 units)

      • EDSP 469
      Psychological, Sociological
      and Vocational Implications of Visual Impairment and Blindness

      (4 units)

      • EDSP 500 Research
      in Special Education


      • EDSP 501 Problems
      and Practices in
      Special Education

      OR EDSP 511
      Multi-Cultural Issues in Special Education

      (4 units)

      • EDSP 565 Advanced
      Issues in Visual
      Impairment and Blindness

      (4 units)

      • EDSP 566 Advanced
      Braille Codes and
      Strategies for Learners with VIsual Impairments

      (4 units)

      • EDSP 568
      Funcational Skills from the
      Expanded Core Curriculum for Students who are Blind and Visually

      (2 units)

      • EDSP 567
      Specialized Instrucal
      Strategies for Struggling Readers and English Language Learners who are
      Visually Impaired


      • EDSP
      569 Specialized Technology
      for Individuals with Visual Impairment

      (4 units)

      • EDSP 596
      Comprehensive Examination (0 units) or
      EDSP 599A/B/C Masters Thesis or Project (3/2/2 units)