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.

Minor requirements

Required Minor credits - 6 hours

EDSE 201Culture of Special Education

3

EDSE 203The Individualized Education Program and the Collaborative Process

3

Elective Minor Credits - 12 hours

Choose 12 credits from the following courses (at least 6 credits must be at the 300-level or higher):

ART 248Introduction to Art Education/Art for the Exceptional Child

3

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 326Behavioral Dimensions of Students with Exceptionalities II

3

EDSE 331Typical and Atypical Development of Young Children

3

EDSE 334Evidence-based Practices for Young Learners, 5 to 8 Years

3

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

3

EDSE 380Introduction to the Education of the Gifted and Talented

3

EDSE 422Directed Studies

1-3

EDSE 430Exceptional Student in the Elementary Classroom

2

EDSE 433Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom

2

EDSE 434Collaborative Practice with Families and Professionals

3

EDSE 442Language and Literacy for Students with Severe Delays

3

EDSE 460Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students with Disabilities

3

EDSE 541Introduction to Visual Impairment and Deaf-Blindness

3

EDSE 550Foundations of Deaf Education

3

NOTE: EDSE 320 and EDSE 325 are recommended.

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.