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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exceptional Children and Youth - Secondary Special Education - 4+1 SEC (BSEd/MEd)

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Program Requirements:

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

Choose a concentration:

Students choose one the following three concentrations: Elementary special education, secondary special education, or autism/severe disabilities.

Secondary Special Education Concentration:

Students in the secondary special education concentration complete the following required courses (33 credits) in addition to EDUC 415 :

  • EDUC 653 - Assistive Technology: High Incidence Disabilities (3cr.)
  • EDUC 658 - Discipline and Classroom Management (3cr.)
  • EDUC 673 - School-to-Adult Life Transitions ad Disability (3cr.)
  • EDUC 674 - Special Education Instruction & Curriculum: Secondary (3cr.)
  • EDUC 680 - Educational Evaluation: Exceptional Children & 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 750 - Graduate Teaching Internship (3 to 9cr.)
  • EDUC 757 - Diagnosis and Instruction In Literacy (3cr.)

Sample course schedules are available online at

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).

Final Paper requirement:

Complete a non-course Final Paper requirement.

Last Revised 2018-2019 Academic Year

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