Note: Also includes licensing in Mild Interventions (Early and Middle Childhood)Here is a suggested sequence for the courses required for this major. Not everyone's schedule will be exactly like this. Schedules and when courses are offered can change, so check with your department advisor to make sure you are on track for graduation.
Fall Semester - 9 hours plus 6 hours University CoreENG 103 - Rhetoric and WritingSPCED 201 - Introduction to Students With Exceptional NeedsBIO 102 - Biological Concepts for TeachersSpring Semester - 13 hours plus 3 hours PEFWLENG 104 - Composing ResearchMATHS 207 - Mathematics for the Teacher of the Exceptional LearnerSPCED 266 - Practicum in Special EducationGEOG 101 - Earth, Sea, and Sky: A Geographic ViewOrGEOL 101 - Planet Earth's Geological Environment
Fall Semester - 18 hours SPCED 202 - Legal and Procedural Foundations of Special EducationSPCED 210 - Theory and Practices in Early Childhood Special EducationMUSED 265 - Basic Music for Classroom TeachersEDPSY 250 - Human Growth and DevelopmentPHYCS 101 - Physical Science Concepts for TeachersAED 200 - Understanding ArtSpring Semester - 18 hours SPCED 215 - Assessment of Young Children With Exceptional NeedsSPCED 277 - Human Relations and Collaborative Skills for Special EducatorsSPCED 377 - Educating Children and Youth with Severe DisabilitiesEDPSY 345 - Educational Tests and MeasurementSPAA 270 - Language Development* Enrollment in 300-level courses requires admission into the Teacher Education Program, including passing the PPST at licensing levels.
Fall Semester - 15 hours plus 3 hours University Core MATHS 392 - Teaching Mathematics to Learners with DisabilitiesSPCED 331 - Microcomputers in Special EducationSPCED 375 - Assessment in Special EducationEDRDG 430 - Corrective ReadingSPCED 309 - Principles of Behaviorology in Special EducationOrEDPSY 306 - Behavior Analysis in EducationSpring Semester - 15 credit hoursSPCED 311 - Developmental Methods for Infants and Toddlers with Exceptional NeedsSPCED 361 - Advanced Practicum in Special EducationSPCED 376 - Teaching Methods in Mild InterventionsEDRDG 430 - Corrective ReadingOrEDLIB 461 - Materials for Children*Advanced practicum Mild (Early/Middle Childhood) must be taken concurrently with SPCED 376
Fall Semester - 9 hours plus 3 hours Early Childhood Direct Elective and 3 hours University Core EDFON 420 - Social, Historical, and Philosophical Foundations of EducationSPCED 312 - Developmental Methods for Preschool Children with Exceptional NeedsHIST 150 - The West in the WorldSpring Semester - 12 hours SPCED 417 - Practicum: Infants/Toddlers and Preschoolers with Special NeedsSPCED 489 - Student Teaching: Mild Disabilities
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