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BACHELOR OF Science IN Special Education (K-12)

First Year | Second Year | Third Year | Fourth Year

 

Recommended Degree Pathway for Special Education (K-12)

The recommended degree path outlines a sample course plan towards graduating in four years. The path suggests taking courses in specific semesters, but there may be semesters when a course is not offered. Consult your advisor for your official degree planning. This degree path is based on the 2011-2012 university catalog. Please click here for the catalog 2009-2010.

Please be advised that in order to graduate in four years individuals must successfully complete a minimum of 15 to 18 credit hours per semester. Also, 15 credits must be in courses numbered above 2999.

* Application for admission to the Teacher Education Program must be completed prior to the Junior Year.

 

First Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
FRS 1000 Freshman Seminar (1)  
ENG 1050 Composition I GE required course
  General Education: Fine Arts GE required course
  General Education: Science GE required course
  General Education: Mathematics GE required course
  General Education: Social Science GE required course
  General Education: PED (1) GE required course; 1000 Level PE course (1 of 2)

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ENG 1060 Composition II GE required course; Prerequisite: ENG 1050
PSY 1010 Introduction to Psychology GE required course
  General Education: Social Science GE required course
  General Education: PED (1) GE required course; 1000 Level PE course
  General Education: Science GE required course
  General Education: Electives GE required course


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Second Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
  General Education: Literature2000 level ENG literature course GE required course; Pre-requisite ENG 1050 AND 1060
  General Education: History GE required course
  General Education: Philosophy and Religion GE required course
  General Education: Electives GE required course
EPC 2010 Technology Applications for Teachers (2) K-6 Core; Prerequisite: 30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA
EPC 2020 Introduction to Education, Ethics, and Professionalism (1) K-6 Core; Prerequisite: 30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA.

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
EPC 2030 Educator Preparation for 21st Century Schools (2) K-12 Core; Prerequisite: 30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA
EPC 2040 Introduction to Exceptional, Diverse, and At-Risk Students K-12 Core; Prerequisite: 30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA.
EPC 3010 The Psychology of Learning and Development (2) K-12 Core; Prerequisite:
30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA
EPC 3020 Curriculum, Assessment, and Research on Teaching (2) K-12 Core; Prerequisite:
30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA
EPC 3030 Reading Strategies for the 21st Century K-12 Core; Prerequisite:
30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA
SED 3310 Introduction to the Exceptional Child K-12 Core
  Professional Concentration Major requirement
Apply for the Teacher Education and Teacher Education Interview


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Third Year

All of 4000-level courses require admission to the Teacher Education Program.

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SED 3110 Assistive Technology for Students with Special Needs (2) Prerequisite: SED 3310, SED 3320
SED 3320 Special Education Law, Policies, and Procedures K-12 Core
SED 3330 Teaching Students Who Need Adaptive or Functional Curricula K-12 Core; Prerequisite: SED 3310, SED 3320
SED 3340 Instructional Strategies for Students With Mild to Moderate Disabilities K-12 Core; Prerequisite:
SED 3310, SED 3320
  Professional Concentration Prerequisite 30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA; May require admission to the Teacher Education Program
  Professional Concentration Prerequisite 30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA; May require admission to the Teacher Education Program

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SED 3350 Assessment of Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities Prerequisite:
SED 3310, SED 3320
SED 3360 Differentiation of Instruction for Special Education Students Prerequisite:
SED 3310, SED 3320
SED 4310 Discipline and Classroom Management Prerequisite:
SED 3310, SED 3320
SED 4330 Diagnosing and Remediating Mathematics Problems Prerequisite:
SED 3310, SED 3320
  Professional Concentration Prerequisite 30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA; May require admission to the Teacher Education Program
  Professional Concentration Prerequisite 30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA; May require admission to the Teacher Education Program


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Fourth Year

All of 4000-level courses require admission to the Teacher Education Program.

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
EDN 2900 Research and Writing in Education K-12 Core; Prerequisite: ENG 1050 and ENG 1060; Admission to Teacher Education Program
SED 4320 Classroom Considerations and the IEP for Special Education Students SED Core; Prerequisite Teacher Education Program Admission AND SED 3310 AND SED 3320
SED 4340 Diagnosing and Remediating Reading and Writing Problems Prerequisite:
SED 3310, SED 3320
SED 4350 Transition and Collaboration Prerequisite:
SED 3310, SED 3320
  Professional Concentration SED Core; Prerequisite 30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SED 4360 Professional Seminar for Special Education Teacher Candidates Corequisite: SED 4960
SED 4960 Internship for Special Education Teacher Candidates Corequisite: SED 4360


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Updated: March 2013

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