B.S.Ed. in Special Education - PreK-12

College of Education and Social Work

General Education Requirements
First Year Experience4
Academic Foundations
English Composition requirement6
Mathematics requirement3
Mathematics for Teachers of Children I
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Evolution of Schooling in U.S.
Diverse Communities requirement3
Teaching English Language Learners PK-12
Distributive Requirements
Science requirement6
The Carbon Cycle
Electricity with Physical and Biological Applications
Basic Biological Science
General Biology
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
World Geography
United States Government and Politics
Humanities requirement6
The American Experience
Children's Literature
Arts requirement3
Integrating the Arts within the Elementary Classroom
Additional Baccalaureate Requirements
Writing Emphasis Requirement 9
EDA 203Field: Students with Exceptionalities 23
EDA 414Secondary Career Development and Transition 23
EDR 306Teaching Language Arts 4-8 23
Speaking Emphasis requirement 9
EDA 416Student Teaching for Exceptional Learners 1, 26
EDA 417Student Teaching for Exceptional Learners 1, 26
EDR 306Teaching Language Arts 4-8 23
Ethics Requirement3
EDA 363Assessment for Students with Disabilities II 23
Professional Core Courses
MAT 102Mathematics for Teachers of Children II3
HIS 100Contemporary Global History3
EDP 250Educational Psychology3
EDR 306Teaching Language Arts 4-83
EDR 307Foundation in Reading PreK-43
EDR 345Literacy Development and Students in Inclusive Classrooms3
EDR 317Reading Instruction and Practicum PreK-46
MAT 351Methods for Teaching Children Math3
MAT 352Methods for Teaching Children Mathematics II3
EDA 103Foundations of Special Education3
EDA 203Field: Students with Exceptionalities3
EDA 314Curriculum and Instruction for Individual Learning Differences I3
EDA 321Behavior Management & Field Experience6
EDA 324Trauma Informed Schools and Classrooms3
EDA 325Culturally Responsive Teaching for Diverse Exceptional Learners3
EDA 327Educating Students with Significant and Complex Support Needs3
EDA 362Assessment for Students with Disabilities I3
EDA 363Assessment for Students with Disabilities II3
EDA 413PreK-8 Aspects of Transition3
EDA 414Secondary Career Development and Transition3
EDA 421Curriculum and Instruction for Individual Learning Differences II and Field6
Capstone Course
EDA 416Student Teaching for Exceptional Learners 16
EDA 417Student Teaching for Exceptional Learners 16
Total Minimum Credits Required124

Students must receive a C or better in all special education and supporting courses, maintain a 2.80 GPA, and achieve a GPA of 3.0 to be eligible for certification.