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Bachelor of Science in Special Education (PK Multi-Categorical with Add-on in Severe Disabilities and Elementary Education Grades 2-6)

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy
1
Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition
3
HMXP 102      Human Experience
3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing
3
Oral Communication Met in major with SPED 591
0
Technology Met in major with EDCO 305
0
Intensive Writing Met in major with SPED 585
0
Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with other requirement
0-3
Physical Activity See approved list
1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines    
Global Perspectives See approved list
3
Historical Perspectives See approved list
3
Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators; 3 hours met in major with EDCO 200
3
Humanities and Arts See approved list; must include 2 designators
6
Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses)  
Quantitative Skills Met in major with MATH 150
0
Natural Science See approved list; must include a lab science. Courses must be in 2 different groups: Physical, Earth, or Life.
6-8
Subtotal   32-37
Professional Education Sequence  

87

EDCO 101** Developing Observation and Analysis Skills
1
EDCO 200** Developmental Sci and the Context of Poverty
3
EDCO 201** Supporting the Engl as Sec Lang Student in the Gen Ed Classroom 2
EDCO 220** Assessment to Meet Diverse Needs 2
EDCO 305** Technology in the Inclusive Classroom 2
EDCO 401 Internship: Understanding Contextual Factors 1
EDCO 402 Internship: Assessment and Instruction 9
EDCO 410** Education in a Democracy 2
ELEM 360** Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School 3
ELEM 361** Teaching Science in the Elementary School 3
ELEM 362* Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School 3
READ 330** Foundations of Lang and Literacy for Early Child & Elem 3
READ 345** Content Area Reading and Writing 3
READ 370**& 380** Instructional Methods and Assess I & II 6
SPED 281** Introduction to Special and Gifted Education 3
SPED 292** Intervention with Exceptional Children 3
SPED 382** Intellectual Disabilities and ASD: Characteristics and Needs 3
SPED 390 Field Experience in Special Education 1
SPED 392 Severe Disabilities Practicum 3
SPED 510** Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports for the Classroom Teacher 3
SPED 561** Characteristics of Children with Learning Disabilities 3
SPED 575** Teaching Methods for Students with Severe Disabilities 3
SPED 583** Children with Behavioral and Emotional Problems 3
SPED 584** Teaching Communication and Language Skills  3
SPED 585** Methods of Teaching Students with EBD, LD, ID, and ASD 3
SPED 591** Assessment in Special Education 3
SPED 593** Professional Ethics in Special Education 1
Content Requirements    
MATH 150, 291, 292 Discrete Math, Data Analysis, & Geom Concepts for Teachers 9
Electives   0-1
Total  

120

**A grade of C or better must be earned and cannot be taken on the S/U basis.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

Last Updated: 10/4/21