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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Special Education Initial Teacher Licensure Typical Four Year Curriculum


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TYPICAL FIRST YEAR CURRICULUM
Fall

MATH 211 Foundations Elementary Math I*SMI (4)
ART 101 Foundations of Visual Literacy*AEH or ART 270 Intro to Ceramics*APC (4)
WR 121 Academic Composition*GTW (4)
UNI 101 University Studies*GTW (3)
ED 142 Education Orientation (1)
Winter
CH 250 Personal Health and Wellness or CH 298 Lifetime Fitness (3)
MATH 212 Foundations Elementary Math II*SMI (4)
MUS 101 Elements of Music*APC (3)
Elective (4-5)
Spring
MATH 213 Foundations Elementary Math III*SMI (4)
ENGL 136 Themes*AEH or ENGL 201 Shakespeare*AEH (4)
SCI 104 Intro to Life Sciences*SMI 4
Electives (3)

TYPICAL SECOND YEAR CURRICULUM
Fall

SCI 101 Intro to Physical Science*SMI (4)
ED 242 Education Concepts (3)
POLS 101 American National Government*SSC (5)
Electives (2-3)
Winter
HIST 202 US History since 1865*SSC (5)
COM 111 Interpersonal Communication*GTW or COM 112 Public Speaking*GTW (4)
WR 122 Argumentative Writing*GTW (4)
OUT Elective (1)
Spring
HIST 112 World History since 1500*SSC (5)
WR 200+ 
ENGL 316 Approaches to Grammar (4)
ED 130 Culturally Differences in American Educ (2)

Years 1 & 2 void, if transferring in via Transfer Pathway with qualifying AAOT or equivalent

 

TYPICAL THRID YEAR CURRICULUM
Fall

SPED 309A Practicum I: Professional Introduction to the School Year (1)
EDU 311 Teaching as a Profession (1)
EDU 313 Development and Individual Differences (3)
EDU 315 Educational Technology (2)
SPED 316 Theories & Characteristics of Exceptionality (3)
SPED 317 Special Education and the Law (2)
Winter
SPED 318 Issues in Special Education (2)
SPED 319 Foundations of Assessment in Special Education (3)
SPED 320 IEP Development and Implementation (3)
SPED 321 Classroom and Behavior Management, I (3)
SPED 309B Practicum II: Academic Skills Focus (1)
Spring
SPED 322 Math Assessment and Instruction for Exceptional Learners (3)
SPED 323 Reading & Writing Assessment and Instruction for Exceptional Learners I: Elementary (3)
SPED 324 Classroom and Behavior Management, II (4)
SPED 325 Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality (2)
SPED 309C Practicum III: Academic Skills Focus (1)

TYPICAL FOURTH YEAR CURRICULUM
Fall

ED 430 English Language Learner Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Dispositions for all Educators (3)
SPED 412 Reading & Writing Assessment and Instruction for Exceptional Learners II: Secondary (3)
SPED 413 Evidence-based Curriculum and Instructional Design I: Mild to Moderate Disabilities (4)
SPED 414 Collaboration, Teaming, and Consultation in Special Education (2)
SPED 409A Practicum IV: Academic Skills Focus (1)
Winter
SPED 415 Career Development and Transition Planning for Exceptional Learners (4)
SPED 416 Evidence-based Curriculum and Instructional Design II: Moderate to Severe Disabilities (4)
SPED 407A Teacher Performance Seminar (3)
SPED 417A Student Teaching (5)
Spring
SPED 407B Student Teaching Seminar (1)
SPED 417B Student Teaching (12)

Updated November 2022

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