2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Special Education

Director : Harvey Rude, Ed.D.

Location: McKee 29

Telephone: 970.351.2691

Faculty: Rashida Banerjee, Ph.D.; Diane Bassett, Ph.D.; George T. Betts, Ed.D.; Sandra K. Bowen, Ph.D.; Robin D. Brewer, Ed.D.; Paula W. Conroy, Ed.D.; Silvia Correa-Torres, Ed.D.; Kay A. Ferrell, Ph.D.; Lewis B. Jackson, Ed.D.; John L. Luckner, Ed.D.; Tracy Mueller, Ph.D.; Francie R. Murry, Ph.D.; Stuart N. Omdal, Ph.D.; Lori Peterson, Ph.D.; Corey D. Pierce, Ph.D.; Harvey Rude, Ed.D.; Ann Sebald, Ed.D.; Todd H. Sundeen, Ph.D.; Jennifer Urbach, Ph.D..

Course(s) Offered (Prefix):

Program(s) Offered:

American Sign Language English Interpretation B.A.

Special Education B.A.

   Liberal Arts Emphasis

   K-12 Teaching Emphasis

      Special Education Minor

The School of Special Education offers one of the most comprehensive training programs for special educators (undergraduate, master's, doctoral) in the nation. UNC is the only institution in a six-state region that offers degree programs in special education in all areas of exceptionality. Special programs associated with special education include the Summer Enrichment Program for the Gifted and Talented, the Bresnahan-Halstead Center on Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, and the Kephart Memorial Child Study Center and an annual symposium in Vail, Colorado featuring renowned speakers.

Faculty in Special Education are nationally recognized, have published in their respective areas, presented papers at prestigious conferences and have many of their publications translated into several foreign languages. Numerous program and research grants provide support for professional development and student scholarships at the graduate levels.