Special Education

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Minor Requirements — 18 Credits

This program is designed for undergraduate students who desire a special education minor to accompany any major or teacher licensure program other than a special education program. Additional requirements in other special education programs must be met before students with a minor are eligible for special education licensure.

Degree Requirements

Take all of the following Required Minor courses:

EDSE 201Culture of Special Education

3

EDSE 203The Individualized Education Program and the Collaborative Process

3

Choose 12 credits from the following Elective Minor courses:

ASL 101American Sign Language I

3

ASL 102American Sign Language II

3

EDSE 320Assessment in Special Education

3

EDSE 322K-12 Methods in Special Education

3

EDSE 325Behavioral Dimensions of Students with Exceptionalities I

3

EDSE 327Methods for Teaching Mathematics: Students with Special Needs

3

EDSE 380Introduction to the Education of the Gifted and Talented

3

EDSE 422Directed Studies

1 - 3

EDSE 442Language and Literacy for Students with Severe Delays

3

EDSE 460Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students with Disabilities

3

EDSE 532Typical and Atypical Early Child Development: Application to Early Childhood Special Education

3

EDSE 541Introduction to Visual Impairment and Deaf-Blindness

3

EDSE 550Foundations of Deaf Education

3

NOTE: Please note that students must be at least a junior and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher to take 500 level courses.

One of the following may also be taken as part of the Elective Minor courses:

EDSE 360Adaptation, Modification, and Integration of Curriculum for the Secondary Exceptional Learner

3

or

EDSE 430Exceptional Student in the Elementary Classroom

2

or

EDSE 433Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom

2