Note: Program also includes licensing in Mild Interventions (Early and Middle Childhood Levels)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 Core Curriculum ENG 103 - Rhetoric and WritingSPCED 201 - Introduction to Students With Exceptional NeedsBIO 102 - Biological Concepts for Teachers
Spring Semester - 13 hours plus 3 hours University Core Curriculum and 2 hours PEFWLENG 104 - Composing ResearchSPCED 266 - Practicum in Special EducationMATHS 207 - Mathematics for the Teacher of the Exceptional LearnerGEOG 101 - Earth, Sea, and Sky: A Geographic ViewOr GEOL 101 - Planet Earth's Geological Environment
Fall Semester - 15 hours SPCED 202 - Legal and Procedural Foundations of Special EducationMUSED 265 - Basic Music for Classroom TeachersEDPSY 250 - Human Growth and DevelopmentPHYCS 101 - Physical Science Concepts for TeachersAED 200 - Understanding ArtSpring Semester -18 credit hours SPAA 270 - Language DevelopmentSPCED 371 - Introduction to Mild InterventionsEDPSY 345 - Educational Tests and MeasurementMATHS 392 - Teaching Mathematics to Learners with DisabilitiesSPCED 309 - Principles of Behaviorology in Special EducationOr EDPSY 306 - Behavior Analysis in Education
* Enrollment in 300-level courses requires admission into the Teacher Education Program inclusing passing the PPST at licensing levels.
Fall Semester - 15 hours SPCED 331 - Microcomputers in Special EducationSPCED 366 - Introduction to Persons w/Physical Disabilities & Other Health Care NeedsSPCED 375 - Assessment in Special EducationSPCED 377 - Educating Children and Youth with Severe DisabilitiesEDRDG 400 - Teaching of Reading in Today's Schools
Spring Semester - 18 hours SPCED 361 - Advanced Practicum in Special EducationSPCED 376 - Teaching Methods in Mild InterventionsSPCED 378 - Instructional Methods for Children and Youth with Severe DisabilitiesSPCED 379 - Educational Methods for Children & Youth w/Physical & Multiple DisabilitiesEDRDG 430 - Corrective Reading* Advanced Practicum Severe and Advanced Practicum Mild must be taken concurrently with SPCED 376 and 378
Fall Semester - 15 hours plus 3 hours University Core Curriculum HIST 150 - The West in the WorldEDFON 420 - Social, Historical, and Philosophical Foundations of EducationSPCED 380 - Educating High School Students with Severe DisabilitiesPEP 227 - Introduction to Adapted Physical Education/ActivityPEP 484 - Practicum in Adaptive Physical Education 3: Clinical
Spring Semester - 12 hours SPCED 489 - Student Teaching: Mild DisabilitiesSPCED 492 - Student Teaching: Children and Youth with Severe Disabilities
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