Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Special Education - Concentration in Teacher Education, B.S.

Curriculum

A. General Education courses (35 hours)

B. Core Requirements (31hours)

1. Core courses (28 hours)

SPED 302Assessing and Teaching Beginning Reading

4

SPED 334Assessment in Special Education

3

SPED 370Introduction to Positive Behavior Support

3

SPED 400Methods of Assessing & Teaching Writing to Diverse Learners

2

SPED 432Assessing & Teaching Mathematics to Diverse Learners

4

SPED 450Implementing Positive Behavior Support

3

SPED 460Methods of Management & Organization

2

SPED 466Advocacy & Collaboration

4

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

2. Core electives (3 hours)

ELEM 390/SPED 390Social Studies Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

or

SPED 390/ELEM 390Social Studies Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 395Science Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

C. Related Area Requirements (27 hours)

EDUC 203Introduction to Computer Instructional Technology

3

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

EDUC 220Sophomore Seminar

3

EDUC 225Exploration in Mathematics

3

EDUC 250Introduction to Reading

3

EDUC 350Teaching Intermediate & Content Reading

3

EDUC 360Teaching and Assessment

3

EDUC 478Seminar in Contemporary Educational Issues

P/F

PSY 212General Psychology

3

PSY 250Developmental Psychology

3

D. Concentration Requirements (12 hours)

EDUC 473Observation and Supervised Teaching in Special Education/General Curriculum (K-12)

12

EDUC 478Seminar in Contemporary Educational Issues

P/F

E. Free Electives (15 hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Curriculum Guide for Special Education Majors with Concentration in Teacher Education

Freshman Year

First Semester

ENGL 102Composition I

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

Natural Science

3

Natural Science Lab

1

MATH Math Elective 1

3

Fine Arts Elective

2

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

ENGL 103Composition II

3

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

Social & Behavior Sciences A

3

Humanities and Fine Arts A

3

EDUC 220Sophomore Seminar

3

HIST 140History of World Civilization, Prehistoric to 1500

3

OR

HIST 141History of World Civilization, 1500 to the Present

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year

First Semester

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

EDUC 203Introduction to Computer Instructional Technology

3

Social & Behavior Sciences B (1)

3

PSY 212General Psychology

3

ENGL 201World Literature I

3

OR

ENGL 202World Literature II

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

EDUC 225Exploration in Mathematics

3

EDUC 250Introduction to Reading

3

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

PSY 250Developmental Psychology

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Free Elective I

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Junior Year

First Semester

SPED 302Assessing and Teaching Beginning Reading

4

SPED 334Assessment in Special Education

3

SPED 370Introduction to Positive Behavior Support

3

EDUC 360Teaching and Assessment

3

Free Elective II

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Semester

EDUC 350Teaching Intermediate & Content Reading

3

ELEM 390/SPED 390Social Studies Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

OR

ELEM 395Science Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

SPED 432Assessing & Teaching Mathematics to Diverse Learners

4

SPED 450Implementing Positive Behavior Support

3

Free Elective III

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Senior Year

First Semester

SPED 400Methods of Assessing & Teaching Writing to Diverse Learners

2

SPED 460Methods of Management & Organization

2

SPED 466Advocacy & Collaboration

4

Free Elective IV

3

Free Elective V

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Semester

EDUC 473Observation and Supervised Teaching in Special Education/General Curriculum (K-12)

12

EDUC 478Seminar in Contemporary Educational Issues

P/F

Total Credit Hours:12