Special Education Minor

Three minors are available in Special Education, all of which are 18 credits. A minor in Special Education does not meet the requirements for Special Education teacher certification.

Early Childhood Majors may minor in Special Education (18 credits):

SED-211Introduction to the Characteristics of Students with Exceptionalities3
SED-225Language Development and Communication Problems of Children3
SED-370Working with Young Children with Language and Literacy Challenges3
SED-380Strategies for Young Children with Diverse Learning Needs3
Two Special Education elective courses6
Total Credits18

Elementary Education Majors may minor in Special Education (18 credits):

SED-211Introduction to the Characteristics of Students with Exceptionalities3
SED-225Language Development and Communication Problems of Children3
SED-232Principles and Procedures for Behavior and Classroom Management3
SED-350Collaboration: Home, School and Community3
Two Special Education elective courses6
Total Credits18

Non-Education Majors may minor in Special Education (18 credits):

SED-211Introduction to the Characteristics of Students with Exceptionalities3
SED-225Language Development and Communication Problems of Children3
SED-350Collaboration: Home, School and Community3
Two Special Education elective courses and one course approved by the Elementary/Special Education Coordinator9
Total Credits18

Secondary Education Majors may minor in Special Education (18 credits):

SED-211Introduction to the Characteristics of Students with Exceptionalities3
SED-225Language Development and Communication Problems of Children3
SED-232Principles and Procedures for Behavior and Classroom Management3
SED-350Collaboration: Home, School and Community3
Two Special Education courses6
Total Credits18