2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 30, 2022  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Inclusive Special Education (1-6) [ISE_PSYX]


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The inclusive special education major prepares students to have certification in teaching children with disabilities in grades one through six.

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 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

GE 13: Natural Science - Second Science Requirement


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

D. Minor in Psychology of the Exceptional Child: 21 credit hours


Completion of the Minor in Psychology of the Exceptional Child, 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, 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


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation : 124-126


Example of the B.S. in Inclusive Special Education with a minor in Psych. of the Exceptional Child


First Year Total credit hours: 31-33


Second Year Total credit hours: 32-33


Third Year Total credit hours: 29-30


Students planning to student teach in Australia must meet with their Academic Advisor to develop an alternate third and fourth year plan.

Fourth Year Total credit hours: 31


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