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
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture) (Sp, Su, Fa)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)
HIST 2003 History of the American People to 1877 (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2113) (Sp, Su, Fa)
or HIST 2013 History of the American People, 1877 to Present (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2123) (Sp, Su, Fa)
Fine Arts Core elective3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
MATH 2213 Survey of Mathematical Structures I (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
PHYS 1034 Physics for Elementary Education Majors (Sp)  4
HESC 2413 Family Relations (Sp, Fa)  3
Year Total: 16 16
Second YearUnits
Application must be made for admission to Professional Education Courses for beginning of spring semester
MATH 2223 Survey of Mathematical Structures II (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
CIED 3033 Classroom Learning Theory (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
CIED 3023 Survey of Exceptionalities (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
Humanities Core elective3  
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
CIED 3103 Children and Adolescent Literature (Sp, Fa)  3
CIED 3113 Emergent and Developmental Literacy (Sp, Fa)  3
CIED 3262 Language Development for the Educator (Sp, Fa)
or CDIS 2253 Introduction to Communicative Disorders (Sp, Fa)
General Elective (if taking CIED 3262)  0-1
CIED, STEM, or SPED elective  3
Year Total: 15 15
Third YearUnits
SPED 4413 ABA and Classroom Management (awaiting approval)3  
SPED 4423 Technology for the Inclusive Classroom (Fa)3  
SPED 4433 Curriculum Development and Instructional Planning (Fa)3  
SPED 4443 Career Development and Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities (awaiting approval)3  
SPED 4453 Assessment of Students with Disabilities (Fa)3  
SPED 4463 Teaching Students with Significant Disabilities (Sp)  3
SPED 4473 Teaching Students with Disabilities in Math and Science (Sp)  3
SPED 4483 Teaching Literacy Skills to Students with Disabilities (Sp)  3
SPED 4493 Introduction to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Sp)  3
CIED, STEM, or SPED elective  3
Year Total: 15 15
Fourth YearUnits
SPED 4538 Special Education Internship - Kindergarten through 6th Grade (Fa)8  
SPED 4543 Special Education Seminar - Kindergarten through 6th Grade (Fa)3  
SPED 4553 Special Education Research - Kindergarten through 6th Grade (Fa)3  
SPED 4568 Special Education Teaching Internship - 7th through 12th Grade (Sp)  8
SPED 4573 Special Education Seminar - 7th through 12th Grade (Sp)  3
SPED 4583 Special Education Research - 7th through 12th Grade (Sp)  3
Year Total: 14 14
Total Units in Sequence:  120