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.
College of Education and Learning Design
Summarize the concepts of special education as a foundation on which to base practice.
Apply understanding of legal aspects of special education to various course projects and assignments.
Chart categorical disabilities eligible for special education services under federal and state law.
Analyze how to communicate and interact with students, families, other teachers, and communities to support student learning and well-being.
Reflect on evidence and research-based special education practices to create a personalized statement of teaching philosophy.