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Early Childhood Special Education License

This area focuses on teaching infants and toddlers who require mild to severe interventions.

You are required to get licensure evaluation from Ball State’s Office of Teacher Education Services before starting the program.

Courses required for the early childhood special education license are:  

  • SPCE 600: Education of Exceptional Children (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 612: Theory and Practice in Early Childhood Special Education (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 613: Assessment Strategies in Early Childhood Special Education (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 614: Developmental Methods for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 616: Developmental Methods for Preschool Children with Special Needs (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 617: Practicum: Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers with Special Needs (1-12) (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 677: Teaching Parents to Educate their Exceptional Child (3 credit hours)
  • EDPS 627: Child Development (3 credit hours)
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David Letterman Communication and Media Building (LB), Room 131
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday-Friday
Phone: 1-800-872-0369 or 765-285-1581
Fax: 765-285-7161
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