Special Education

special education

WHAT IS SPECIAL EDUCATION?

This major is part of the Education Exploration Group

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The Comprehensive Special Education Program prepares prospective teachers of students with disabilities in grades K-12. Students complete general education requirements, a 39-credit subject area major that includes a single subject (English, Mathematics or Science) plus a second concentration and required courses in professional education.

HOW TO DECLARE:

APPLICATION REQUIRED. Applicants MUST complete 54 credits of undergraduate coursework by the end of the spring semester prior to their official admission to the program. Strong GPA and interview required. Find more information and the application here.

 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:

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HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:

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EDCI 2100 - Power, Privilege, and Public Education (Gen Ed: CA 2 and CA 4)

UNIV 1810 - FYE Learning Community Seminar (Education for Social Change)

PSYC 1100 - General Psychology 1 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 3)

HDFS 1070 - Individual and Family Development  (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 2)

 

POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

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Cognitive Science

Human Development and Family Sciences

Psychological Sciences

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