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Language Literacy and Special Education

Special Education Majors

The special education majors offered are specifically designed to prepare teachers for meeting the diverse tasks required in teaching individuals with disabilities. Students electing special education teaching must follow one of the outlined programs. EDF 302 must be taken prior to or concurrently with EDSE 311.

Special Education Major (P-12)

This major satisfies the P-12 endorsement for special education. It also requires an accompanying minor.

Required Courses
Credits
EDSE 310, Introduction to Special Education4
EDSE 311, Foundations of Special Education1
EDSE 410, Behavior Management for Students with Disabilities3
EDSE 411, Assessment of Students with Disabilities4

EDSE 422, Teaching Strategies, Curriculum, and Materials for Students with Disabilities

5
EDSE 423, Instructional Practices and Strategies in Literacy and Math for Students with High-Incidence Disabilities4
EDSE 431, Program Management for Students with Disabilities4

EDSE 432, Strategies Working with Students with Low Incidence Disabilities

 

EDSE 433, Pre-School for Students with Developmental Delay

3
EDSE 460, Collaboration with Parents, Paraprofessionals, and Community Agencies4
EDSE 495, Practicum16
EDSE 426, The Child with Language Disabilities3
Total Credits
54  

 

Special Education Minor

The special education programs offered are specifically designed to prepare teachers for meeting the diverse tasks required in teaching individuals with disabilities. The minor may serve as a “pre-endorsement” plan for those wishing to add the special education endorsement at a later date. See a special education advisor for your individualized pre-endorsement plan.

Required Courses
Credits
EDSE 310, Introduction to Special Education4
EDSE 311, Foundations of Special Education1
EDSE 410, Behavior Management for Students with Disabilities3
EDSE 411, Assessment of Students with Disabilities4

EDSE 422, Teaching Strategies, Curriculum, and Materials for Students with Disabilities

5
EDSE 423, Instructional Practices and Strategies in Literacy and Math for Students with High Incidence Disabilities4
EDSE 431, Program Management for Students with Disabilities4
EDSE 432, Strategies Working with Students with Low Incidence Disabilities3
EDSE 433, Pre-school for Students with Developmental Delays3

EDSE 460, Collaboration with Parents, Paraprofessionals, and Community Agencies

4
Total Credits
35

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