Special Education B.S.E. Eight-Semester Plan

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan in Education Studies should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy in the Academic Regulations chapter for university requirements of the program.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013)3  
Math Core3  
Science Core with lab4  
History Core3  
Fine Arts Core 3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023)  3
MATH 2213 Survey of Mathematical Structures I  3
Social Science Core  3
Science Core with lab  4
HDFS 2413 Family Relations  3
Year Total: 16 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
Application must be made for admission to Professional Education Courses for beginning of spring semester
MATH 2223 Survey of Mathematical Structures II3  
Social Science Core3  
CIED 3033 Classroom Learning Theory3  
CIED 3023 Survey of Exceptionalities3  
Humanities Core3  
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003)  3
CIED 3262 Language Development for the Educator
or CDIS 2253 Introduction to Communicative Disorders
  2-3
General Elective (if taking CIED 3262)  0-1
CIED, STEM, or SPED elective  9
Year Total: 15 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
SPED 4413 ABA and Classroom Management for Teachers3  
SPED 4423 Technology for the Inclusive Classroom3  
SPED 4433 Curriculum Development and Instructional Planning3  
SPED 4443 Career Development and Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities3  
SPED 4453 Assessment of Students with Disabilities3  
SPED 4463 Teaching Students with Significant Disabilities  3
SPED 4473 Teaching Students with Disabilities in Math and Science  3
SPED 4483 Teaching Literacy Skills to Students with Disabilities  3
SPED 4493 Introduction to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder  3
SPED 4173 Introduction to Dyslexia: Literacy Development and Structure of Language  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
SPED 4538 Special Education Internship - Kindergarten through 6th Grade8  
SPED 4543 Special Education Seminar - Kindergarten through 6th Grade3  
SPED 4553 Special Education Research - Kindergarten through 6th Grade3  
SPED 4568 Special Education Teaching Internship - 7th through 12th Grade  8
SPED 4573 Special Education Seminar - 7th through 12th Grade  3
SPED 4583 Special Education Research - 7th through 12th Grade  3
Year Total: 14 14
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120