College of Education and Human Development

Curriculum for Special Education

The following curriculum leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with certification in Special Education K-12. Students are required to meet with their assigned academic advisor prior to registration each semester.

FRESHMAN YEAR

First Semester (Th-Pr) Cr   Second Semester (Th-Pr) Cr
ENGL 104 Comp. and Rhetoric (3-0) 3   ENGL 210 Sci. and Tech. Writing (3-0) 3
HIST 105 History of U.S.
or
HIST 106 History of the U.S.
(3-0) 3   MATH 142 Business Math II (3-0) 3
MATH 141 Business Math I (3-0) 3   POLS 207 State and Local Govt. (3-0) 3
POLS 206 American Natl. Govt. (3-0) 3   History elective 2   3
*KINE 198 Health and Fitness Activity (0-2) 1   *KINE 199 Required Physical Activity (0-2) 1
    13       13

SUMMER SEMESTER

First Semester (Th-Pr) Cr
Science elective4 4
English elective3 3
7

SOPHOMORE YEAR

First Semester (Th-Pr) Cr   Second Semester (Th-Pr) Cr
ENGL 360 Children's Literature (3-0) 3   EPFB 210 Family Inv. and Emp. (2-3) 3
INST 310 Understanding Special Pop. (3-0) 3   SPED 302 Instr. Des. St. w/ Disabl. (3-0) 3
TEFB 273 Intro. to Culture, Comm., Society and Schools (2-3) 3   Geography elective 7   3
English elective   3   Social science elective 6   3
Science elective 4   4   **Visual and performing arts elective   3
    16       15

SUMMER SEMESTER

First Semester (Th-Pr) Cr
EPSY 321 Adolescent Development (3-0) 3
INST 301 Educational Psychology (3-0) 3
6

JUNIOR YEAR

First Semester (Th-Pr) Cr   Second Semester (Th-Pr) Cr
EPFB 428 Collab. in School Settings (3-0) 3   EDTC 311 Adaptive/Assistive Technology (3-0) 3
EPFB 484 Field Experiences (3-0) 3   EPFB 484 Field Experiences (3-0) 3
SEFB 310 Instr. Strat. St. w/ Disabl. (2-3) 3   SEFB 311 Assess. of Students with Disab. (2-3) 3
SEFB 312 Eff. Reng. Instr. St. w/ Disabl. (2-3) 3   SEFB 414 Methods and Issues in Low-Incidence Disabilities (3-0) 3
SEFB 471 Classroom Mgmt. (2-3) 3   SEFB 442 Teach. Students with Emotional Disturb. and Behavior Disordorders. (2-3) 3
    15       15

SENIOR YEAR

First Semester (Th-Pr) Cr   Second Semester (Th-Pr) Cr
EPSY 435 Educational Statistics (3-0) 3   SEFB 425 Student Teaching (0-12) 3
INST 322 Found. of Ed. in a Multi. Society (3-0) 3   SEFB 426 Eff. Instr. St. Div. Abil. (2-3) 3
INST 332 Second Lang.Instruct and Assess.
or
BEFB 472 Bilingual and Dual Language Methodologies
(3-0) 3       6
SEFB 320 Ed. and Employment Issues in Secondary Special Ed. (W course) (3-0) 3        
KINE 429 Adapted Physical Activity (2-2) 3        
    15        
Total Hours
121
NOTES:
  1. Science elective to be chosen from BIOL 113/123, BIOL 107, BIOL 101.
  2. History elective to be chosen from HIST 226, 301, 305, 307, 319, 451, 455, 460.
  3. Select from list of approved courses; see advisor for list.
  4. Science elective to be chosen from CHEM 101, 106/116; PHYS 201, 350; GEOG 203, 405; or GEOL 101.
  5. See advisor for list of approved emphasis area courses.
  6. Social Science elective to be chosen from ECON 202, 203; GEOG 201, 204.
  7. Geography elective to be chosen from GEOG 202, 301, 305, 355.
  8. Reading courses to be selected from RDNG 371, 372, 411.

* See page University Core Curriculum, item 7.

** See University Core Curriculum, item 4B.