Course Schedule


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, VIU has announced all courses running during the summer intersession and fall 2020 terms will be delivered ONLINE ONLY. This shift to alternate delivery does not alter codes however some course may result in a ‘conflict message’ within your VIU Student Record in relation to course location.  Please disregard the ‘conflict message’ and note the course details below.

For further updates on VIU’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please monitor your email for messages and consult the VIU COVID-19 website.   

Intersession 2020

Intersession 2020 Important Information

Intersession courses beginning in May, 2020:

  • GDSE 584 I20W70 Assistive Technology   May 4- June 30
  • GDSE 591 I20W70 Literacy Numeracy  May 4- June 30
  • GDSE 595 I20N70 Vulnerable Youth  May 9 & 23, June 6 & 20

Intersession courses beginning in July, 2020:

  • GDSE 584 I20D70 Assistive Technology  July 2- 23
  • GDSE 589 I20N70 Autism Spectrum Disorders  July 2-23

Fall 2020 

Fall 20 / Spring 21 Important Information

  • GDSE 620 F20W70 Intro to Inclusive Education Sept 8- Dec 11
  • GDSE 692 F20W70 Individual Intervention Planning Sept 8 -Dec 11
  • GDSE 585 F20W70 Collaborative Planning Sept 8- Dec 11
  • GDSE 590 F20W70 Conference related project  Sept 8- Dec 11

Spring 2021

  • GDSE 583 S21W70 Social and Emotional Development  Jan 7- Apr 16
  • GDSE 693 S21W70 Individual Assessment  Jan 7- Apr 16
  • GDSE 594 S21W70 Learning Disabilities Jan 7- Apr 16
  • GDSE 588 S21W70 FASD (online) Jan 7- Apr 16

Laddering students to the Master of Education in Special Education

Students may ladder on to a Master of Education in Special Education (cohort model) once 30 credits have been completed.  Contact to confirm your eligibility.

Spring 2020

Location Course
Online MEDS 540 Teacher as Researcher in Special Education

Fall 2020

Location Course
Online MEDS 630 Field Inquiry

Spring 2021

Location Course
Online MEDS 640 Major Project

Students must apply to the Master of Education in Special Education Program.

Accepted students will be enrolled by the Registration Department.

Schedule is subject to change.

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