2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The Department of Educational Theory and Practice, cont'd

Bachelor of Science in Education
Secondary Education/Special Education
(P-12) Double Major

Courses Credits
General Education Requirements 31
Professional Core
EDSP 204 Introduction to Teaching Exceptional Learners 3
^EDU 105 Education and Democracy 3
EDU 220 Human Growth and Development 3
EDU 221 Educational Psychology and Measurement 3
EDU 333 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
EDU 380 Introduction to Curriculum Planning/Practice 2
EDU 406 Philosophical, Legal and Ethical Issues in Education 3
EDU 495A Student Teaching:  K-12
  OR EDU 495C Student Teaching:  5-12
9
HTH 101 Opportunities in the Health Professions 3
Content Area Methods Course 2-3
Total Professional Core credits 34-35
^Also satisfies General Education Requirements, EDU 200 may be substituted for EDU 105, but EDU 200 does not also satisfy General Education Requirements.

Special Education Major

Courses Credits
Required Courses
EDSP 301 Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities 3
EDSP 302 Teaching Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders 3
EDSP 303 Teaching Students with Intellectual Disabilities 3
EDSP 402 Individualizing Curriculum 3
EDSP 404 Teaching Special Populations 2
EDSP 405 Assessment of Students with Exceptionalities 3
EDSP 461 Positive Behavior Supports 3
EDSP 462 Special Education Law, Policy and Practices 3
EDSP 497 Education Methods:  Special Education 9
EDU 438 Literacy Assessment, Diagnosis and Instruction
(Note:  EDU 433 is a prerequisite for EDU 438)
3
Total Special Education Required credits 35
Secondary Teaching Major 30
Restricted electives selected with advisor approval 6
Total minimum credits required for double major 100
Total minimum credits 137
Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for prerequisites.

Suggested Plan of Study

B. S. in Education
Secondary Education/Special Education (P-12) Double Major
This sample schedule is a suggested plan for students to follow in completing the double major of Secondary Education and Special Education.  Due to course changes and staff assignments, students may not be able to follow the plan exactly.  Students should consult with their faculty advisors to plan classes before registering each semester.

First Year F S
WRIT 101 3  
EDU 200 3  
COMX 115 or 111 3  
NASX 105 or 205 3  
EDSP 204   3
General Education Math  3  
General Education 3 6
General Education with Lab   4
Major   6
Totals 18 19
Second Year F S
BIOB 101 3  
EDU 220 3  
EDU 221   3
WRIT 201 3  
HTH 101   3
HSTA 101 or 102 3  
EDSP 301 3  
EDSP 302   3
EDSP 303   3
General Education    3
Major 3 3
Totals 18 18
Apply for Admission to Teacher Education Program Spring Semester
Third Year F S
EDU 380 2  
EDU 406 3  
EDU 333 3  
EDSP 461   3
EDSP 462    3
EDSP 405 3  
Major  6 12
Totals 17 18
Fourth Year F S
EDU 433 4  
EDU 438   3
EDSP 402 3  
EDSP 404 2  
EDCI Methods Course 3  
Major 6  
EDU 495C   9
EDSP 497 Student Teaching    9
Totals 18 21
Apply to Student Teach Fall Semester
Apply to Graduate Fall Semester
Apply for Licensure Spring Semester

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