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  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Special Education, B.A.


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College of Health and Human Services

The Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in special education will prepare students to teach in grades K-12 with students diagnosed with mild/moderate cross-categorical disabilities. The required courses are:

Total hours required: 78


Dual Certification in Elementary Education and Special Education


Students who wish to be dually certified in both special education and elementary education must take the following two courses in addition to the courses needed for special education:

Students seeking this certification will be required to student teach in both an elementary classroom and a special education setting which will extend the student teaching to 18 weeks.

 

Note(s):


*Co-listed as a 6000-level graduate course. Courses taken at the 4000-level do not apply to the M.Ed. degree. For the M.Ed., the student must take the course at the 6000-level or take another graduate course in the domain of the M.Ed. core.

Twelve hours of related courses are also required. A grade of C or better is required in each upper-division course of the major. (A grade of C- will not satisfy the requirement.)

This program is pending approval to be offered for certification. Students need to check with their advisor.

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