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Special Education Major Requirements 2016-17

Education Undergraduate

Teacher Education Core (12 credits)

Course Number Course Name Course Hours
EDUC-1000The Education Profession2
EDUC-1050Preliminary Student Involvement0
EDUC-2000Introduction to Diverse Learners2
EDUC-2100Technology in the Classroom2
EDUC-2200Multicultural Field Experience1
EDUC-2500Educational Psychology3
EDSP-2000Teaching Children with Exceptionalities1
EDSP-2050Field Experience: Exceptional Learning Needs1

Special Education Foundations (10 credits)

Course Number Course Name Course Hours
EDEC-2300 Phonics and the Reading Process 4
EDSP-2400 Language Development and Communication Disorders 2
EDSP-2500 Survey of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 1
PYCH-2735 Child-Adolescent Development 3

Special Education Block (16 credits)

Course Number Course Name Course Hours
EDSP-2700 Teaching Children Mild to Moderate Disabilities 2
EDSP-3500 Special Education Law 1
EDSP-4100 Adaptive Curriculum and Instruction 2
EDSP-4150 Career and Occupational Training 2
EDSP-4300 Behavior and Instructional Management 3
EDSP-4400 Assessment in Special Education 3
EDSP-4550 Special Education Clinical: AYA 3

Reading Methods (10 credits)

Course Number Course Name Course Hours
EDEC-3800 Teaching Reading and Language Arts: EC 4
EDSP-3150 Intervention and Diagnosis in Reading for Special Educators 3
EDSP-3950 Special Education Clinical: EC 3

Early Childhood Methods II (15 credits)

Course Number Course Name Course Hours
EDEC-4000 Reading in the Content Area 2
EDEC-4100 Teaching Mathematics: EC 3
EDEC-4200 Teaching Science: EC 3
EDEC-4300 Teaching Social Studies: EC 3
EDEC-4450 Special Education Clinical: MC 3
EDUC-3200 Faith and Learning Alignment 1

Student Teaching (12 credits)

Course Number Course Name Course Hours
*EDSP-4900 Student Teaching and Seminar: SpE 12

*Capstone Course