Special Education

General

Program Title

Special Education

Degree Designation

MIN

Award Type

Minor

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

Students in the Special Education Minor learn to identify and teach students who have a range of learning, emotional and physical disabilities including mild-moderate autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, emotional/ behavioral disorders and learning disabilities. The Special Education Minor can be taken in conjunction with majors that will work with various disability populations.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Education and Learning Design

Status

Active

Required GPA for graduation

2

Requirements

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Summarize the concepts of special education as a foundation on which to base practice.

Outcome

Apply understanding of legal aspects of special education to various course projects and assignments.

Outcome

Chart categorical disabilities eligible for special education services under federal and state law.

Outcome

Analyze how to communicate and interact with students, families, other teachers, and communities to support student learning and well-being.

Outcome

Reflect on evidence and research-based special education practices to create a personalized statement of teaching philosophy.

Degree Maps

Major Code

3011

Program Code

3011.01