Special Education B.S.E.

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 10103 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
Math State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1)3  
Science State Minimum Core with lab (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)14  
U.S. History or Government State Minimum Core3  
Fine Arts State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1)13  
ENGL 10203 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3
MATH 22103 Survey of Mathematical Structures I  3
Social Sciences State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)1  3
Science State Minimum Core with lab (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)1  4
HDFS 24103 Family Relations (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.3, 4.1, and 4.2)  3
Year Total: 16 16
Second YearUnits
Application must be made for admission to Professional Education Courses for beginning of spring semester
MATH 22203 Survey of Mathematical Structures II3  
Social Sciences State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)13  
CIED 30203 Survey of Exceptionalities3  
Humanities State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.2)13  
SPCH 10003 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 1.2 and 5.1)  3
CIED 30303 Classroom Learning Theory  3
CSDI 22503 Introduction to Communicative Disorders  3
Elective  6
Year Total: 15 15
Third YearUnits
SPED 44503 Assessment of Students with Disabilities3  
SPED 44803 Teaching Literacy Skills to Students with Disabilities3  
SPED 44903 Introduction to Students with High Incidence Disabilities3  
SPED 44403 Career Development and Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities3  
SPED 44203 Technology for the Inclusive Classroom3  
SPED 44303 Curriculum Development and Instructional Planning  3
SPED 44103 ABA and Classroom Management for Teachers  3
SPED 44703 Teaching Students with Disabilities in Math and Science  3
SPED 44603 Teaching Students with Extensive Support Needs  3
SPED 41703 Introduction to Dyslexia: Literacy Development and Structure of Language  3
Year Total: 15 15
Fourth YearUnits
SPED 45308 Special Education Internship - Kindergarten through 6th Grade8  
SPED 45403 Special Education Seminar - Kindergarten through 6th Grade3  
SPED 45503 Special Education Research - Kindergarten through 6th Grade3  
SPED 45608 Special Education Teaching Internship - 7th through 12th Grade  8
SPED 45703 Special Education Seminar - 7th through 12th Grade (Satisfies General Education Outcome 6.1)  3
SPED 45803 Special Education Research - 7th through 12th Grade  3
Year Total: 14 14
Total Units in Sequence:  120

Students must complete the  State Minimum Core requirements as outlined in the Catalog of Studies. The courses that meet the state minimum core also fulfill many of the university's General Education requirements, although there are additional considerations to satisfy the general education learning outcomes. Students are encouraged to consult with their academic adviser when making course selections.