Special Education Major – Undergraduate

Certification: Learning Behavior Specialist I (K-12) & Elementary Education (K-9)
General Education Requirements

Core Professional Education Courses

Instructional Technology (3)
Transfer Seminar (transfer students only) (1)
Teaching in a Diverse Society (3)
Beginning Field Experience (1)
Physical Development and Health Education (1)
Educational Psychology (3)
Survey of the Exceptional Individual (3)
Legal and Historical Issues in Education (2)
Classroom Assessment (3)

Program Specific Pedagogical Studies

Elementary Education Semester (Spring Semester only)

Elementary Intermediate Field Experience for Math/ Social Studies/Science (3)
Elementary Intermediate Field Experience for Reading/Language Arts (3)
Methods Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School (3)
Methods Teaching Social Studies & Science in the Elementary School (3)
Discipline and Classroom Management Techniques in the Elementary Inclusionary Classroom (2)
Methods Teaching Reading/Language Arts in the Elementary School (3)

Professional Semester I (Fall Semester only)

Assessment & Diagnosis in Special Education (3)
Development & Characteristics of Individuals with Special Needs (3)
Specialized Curriculum & Methods in Special Education (3)
Early Childhood Special Education & Language Development (3)
Special Education Intermediate Field Experience (6)

Professional Semester II (Spring Semester only)

Consultation, Collaboration & Transition in Special Education (3)
Professional Growth Seminar (1)
Special Education K-12 Advanced Field Experience (12) OR
Special Education K-12 Advanced Field Experience (6)
Elementary Advanced Field Experience (6)

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