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Suggested Course Sequence

Major in Special Education

SPE Course Sequence – Fall 2017

Freshman Year – Fall Term
ENG 105 Composition
ECIC/Integrated Curriculum Requirements

Freshman Year – Spring Term
ENG 106 Composition
EDU 104 Cultural Foundations of EDU in US
ECIC/Integrated Curriculum Requirements

Sophomore Year – Fall Term
EDU/SPE 223 EDU of PK-12 Learners with Exceptionalities
MTH 325 Mathematical Concepts for Elementary Teachers I
ECIC/Integrated Curriculum Requirements

Sophomore Year – Spring Term
EDU/SPE 311 Educational Psychology
CSD 245 Survey of Communication Sci and Disorders: Educational Settings
ECIC/Integrated Curriculum Requirements

Junior Year – Fall Term
SPE 300 Introduction to Curriculum, Planning, and Instruction
SPE 301 Special Education Practicum I
SPE 316 K-12 Literacy Instructional Strategies and Interventions
SPE 338 Characteristics of Learners with Exceptionalities
SPE 434 Curriculum, Assessment, Instructional Strategies for Learners with High Incidence Disabilities

Junior Year – J-Term
TEL 212 Theoretical Foundations of Teaching English Language Learners

Junior Year – Spring Term
SPE 350 Curriculum Instruction and Assistive Technology
SPE 352 Special Education Practicum II
SPE 438 Curriculum, Assessment Instructional Strategies for Learners with Low Incidence Disabilities
SPE 439 Characteristics and Specific Needs of Students with Physical, Health, and Sensory Impairments
TEL 317 Methods and Materials for Teaching English Language Learners

Senior Year – Fall Term
SPE 435 The Learning Environment/Positive Behavior Support
SPE 440 Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Difficulties
SPE 442 Remediation and Difficulties in Understanding and Applying Mathematics
SPE 450 Special Education Practicum III: Collaboration and Professional Practice
TEL 439 Assessment of English Language Learners

Senior Year – J-Term
SPE 320 Establishing Professional Relationships: Communication and Collaboration

Senior Year – Spring Term
SPE 458 A & B Student Teaching in Special Education

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