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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exceptional Children and Youth - Elementary Special Education - 4+1 ELEM (BSEd/MEd)

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Open to students with ETE majors with middle school concentrations or any of the secondary education majors from Arts & Sciences.

Requirements in the 4+1 tracks include:

1. Students choose one the following three concentrations:

Elementary special education, secondary special education, or autism/severe disabilities.

2. Senior Year Requirements

During the Senior year, they complete 9 graduate credits that may be in lieu of 9 undergraduate credits and complete all remaining undergraduate requirements, including the student teaching experience. During the +1 year, students complete 24 graduate credits, which includes 6 credits of graduate teaching internship (EDUC 750).

3. Elementary Special Education Concentration

Students in the elementary special education concentration complete the following required courses (33 credits):

  • EDUC 653 - Assistive Technology: Hgh Incidence Disabilities (3cr.)
  • EDUC 673 - School-to-Adult Life Transitions and Disability (3cr.)
  • EDUC 679 - Special Education Instruction & Curriculum: Advanced (3cr.)
  • EDUC 680 - Educational Evaluation: Exceptional Children and Youth (3cr.)
  • EDUC 681 - Techniques for Behavior Change and Positive Behavior Support (3cr.)
  • EDUC 682 - Special Issues in Special Education (3cr.)
  • EDUC 745 - Collaborative Teaming in Special Education (3cr.)
  • EDUC 754 - Special Education Instruction and Curriculum: Elementary (3cr.)
  • EDUC 750 - Graduate Teaching Internship (3 to 9cr.)
  • EDUC 757 - Diagnosis & Instruction In Literacy (3cr.)


Sample course schedules are available online at www.education.udel.edu/4-1/elementary-special-education-41-program/.

4. Complete a non-course Final Paper requirement.

Last Revised 2018-2019 Academic Year

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