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  Nov 20, 2017
 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Inclusive Special Education (1-6) [ISE]


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The Foundations and Social Advocacy Department  offers the inclusive special education major which prepares students to have certification in teaching children with disabilities in grades 1-6.

Career Potential

  • Special education teacher, grades 1-6
  • Inclusive curriculum specialist
  • Inclusion consultant
  • Developmental disabilities provider/caregiver

A. College-wide and General Education Courses


More detailed information regarding the General Education requirement is available from the department.

GE 2: Natural Sciences


  • Any combination of the Natural Sciences, although SCI 141 and SCI 142 are recommended

GE 3: Social Sciences


GE 4: United States History and Society


GE 8: The Arts


Any GE 8 course

GE 9: Foreign Language


  • Program Requirement: foreign language through the 102 level (six credit hours)
  • American Sign Language (ASL) is recommended

GE 10: Basic Communication


  • Select either CPN 100 or 102 and CPN 101 or 103.
  • Additionally select one course fulfilling the Presentation Skills Requirement, FSA 101 is recommended.

GE 11: Prejudice and Discrimination


GE 12: Science, Technology, Values and Society


Any GE 12 course

D. Minor in Psychology of Children with Exceptionalities: 21 credit hours


Completion of the Minor in Psychology of Children with Exceptionalities, including the following courses:

E. Application and Reflection on Teaching: 16 credit hours


To be eligible for student teaching, a student must be in good academic standing, have no incompletes, complete all prerequisite education courses, have an overall grade point average of 2.7 or better, have completed at least two-thirds of the course work in the minor, and have no grade lower than a C in required education and special education courses. Students must be eligible at the time of application, and if ineligible must reapply when eligibility is achieved.

F. Free Elective Courses: Four credit hours


Required Workshops


Complete the following workshops prior to student teaching:

  • Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting (CARR)
  • Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)
  • Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE)

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation : 124-126


Example of the B.S. in Inclusive Special Education with a minor in Psychology of Children with Exceptionalities


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Total credit hours for semester: 17


Second Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Total credit hours for semester: 18


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Total credit hours for semester: 13


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