May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Special Education PK-12 Major with Reading Minor


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Recommended Course Sequence


Special Education Major -this major will prepare you to teach students with special needs from Birth-21 years of age

Mission

The mission of the Special Education Major is to develop competent, caring, and ethical educators who are able to meet the diverse learning needs of all students across a variety of age, grade, and ability levels. The preparation program will facilitate competence in areas of academic, social, and emotional growth, and methods of maximizing a student’s capabilities through diagnostic and instructionally adaptive practices.

A Special Education major leads to certification in Special Education (PK-12) with an embedded minor in Reading Education. Special Education majors will have experiences working with students with a variety of learning differences and ages and in a variety of settings.

Total minimum number of credits required for a major in Special Education degree - 124.

PK-12 Special Education Major


Four-Year, semester-by-semester suggested course sequence

Total Credits: 16

Second Semester


Total Credits: 15

Third Semester


Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 18

Fifth Semester


Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 15

Seventh Semester


Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 124


*=cross listed classes

**=new course

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