Special Education Endorsement

In addition to the classes required for the Education and Learning major, students pursuing the Preliminary Licensure Option with a Special Education endorsement should take the following courses:

Course

Title

Credits

Typically Offered

SPED 300

Foundations and Legal Aspects of Special Education

2

Fall

SPED 305

Exceptionalities

2

Spring

EDUC 309

Learning Communities II: Diversity

2

Fall

SPED 330

Integrated Curriculum & Methods for Students with Disabilities: Academic

2

Spring

SPED 332

Integrated Curriculum & Methods for Students with Disabilities: Language Arts

2

Spring

SPED 335

Integrated Curriculum & Methods for Students with Disabilities: Functional

4

Fall

SPED 342

Assistive Technology

1

Fall

EDUC 397

Field Experience
(taken twice, 1-credit each)

2

Spring and Fall

SPED 410

Behavior Management in SPED

3

Fall

SPED 415

Case Management and Collaboration

3

Fall

SPED 420

Assessment & Evaluation in Special Education

3

Spring

SPED 436

Technology Across the Curriculum

2

Fall

SPED 475

Student Teaching*

12

Spring

SPED 476

Learning Communities III: Reflection & Practice

2

Spring

Total

43

Education & Learning Major with Licensure: Special Education Endorsement

Total: 76 Credits