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:
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.
*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.