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2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Developing Gifted Potential Advanced Certificate

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(SIMS Code: 330305)

The purpose of this certificate program is to provide teachers and other education professionals with specialized preparation for supporting talent development and providing effective educational services to gifted and talented individuals in a diverse society. The certificate is designed to provide knowledge and skills to (a) encourage the development and expression of high potential, particularly among students currently underrepresented in formal programs for the gifted and (b) provide effective instruction to individuals formally identified as gifted and talented. Hence the program is designed for professionals working in regular and special classrooms settings.

Successful applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 must be maintained in certificate coursework with no less than a grade of C in any course.

Required Courses (15 Units)

All courses completed with a grade of B or better are applicable to the Master of Arts degree in Education with a Concentration in Special Education and a Specialization in Gifted. For further information, contact the Department of Special Education.

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