Childhood & Exceptional Student Education

 


Contact

Department of Childhood and
Exceptional Student Education

University Hall 269
912.344.2564
Fax 912.344.3443

Curriculum
Bachelor of Science (BSED) in Special Education 

Sample Program of Study
 

Area A - Essential Skills (9 Hours)
ENGL 1101 Engl Comp I 3
+ ENGL 1102 or 1102H Engl Comp II 3
Choose One of the following: MATH 1001 or 1111 (Quantitative Skills & Reasoning or College Algebra), MATH 1113 Pre-calculus Math, MATH 1161 or 1161H Calculus I 3

Area B - Institutional Options (5 Hours)
Ethics & Values: Choose one of the following: CHEM 2600, CRJU 2020, ENGL 2000, ETHC 2000, GWST 2101, HIST 2000, HONS 2100, PHIL 2030, POLS 1200 3
Global Perspectives: Choose one of the following: ANTH 1150, CHEM 2200, CRJU 2010, ECON 1150, ENGL 2050, EURO 2000, GEOG 1100, GEOG 2120, GWST 2200, HIST 1111, HIST 1112 or 1112H, HIST 2100, HLPR 2010, HONS 2000, POLS 1150, POLS 2290, PSYC 2300, RELI 2100, SPAN 1002 3

Area C - Humanities & Fine Arts (6 Hours)
One course selected from: ENGL 2100 or 2100H, PHIL 2010, PHIL 2030, FREN 2001 or 2002, GRMN 2001 or 2002, SPAN 2001 or 2002  3
One course selected from: ARTS 1100, ARTS 2710, ARTS/MUSC 1270, ARTS 2720, MUSC 1100, THEA 1100, THEA 1200, THEA 2410 3

Area D - Science, Math & Technology (10 Hours)
One laboratory science course selected from: BIOL 1107 or 1107H, CHEM1151/1151L, CHEM 1211/1211L, GEOL 2010H, PHSC 1211/1211L, PHYS1111K, PHYS 2211K, SCIE 1212/1212L 4
One lab or non-lab science course selected from: ASTR 1010, ASTR 1020, BIOL 1107/1107L, BIOL 1108/1108L, BIOL 1120, BIOL 1130, BIOL1140, CHEM1151/1151L, CHEM 1211/1211L, GEOL 2010H, PHSC 1211/1211L, PHYS1111K, PHYS 2211K, SCIE 1212/1212L 3
One math, science or technology course selected from: ASTR 1010, ASTR 1020, BIOL 1107/1107L, BIOL 1108/1108L, BIOL 1120, BIOL 1130, BIOL1140, CHEM1151/1151L, CHEM 1211/1211L, CHEM 1212/1212L, CSCI 1150, CSCI 1301 or 1301H, GEOL 2010 or 2010H, MATH 1113, MATH 1161, MATH 1950, MATH 2200, PHSC 1211, PHYS1010, PHYS 1111K, PHYS 2211K, SCIE 1000, SCIE 1212/1212L 3

Area E - Social Sciences (12 Hours)
HIST/POLS 1100 or HIST 1100H 3
One course selected from: HIST 1111 or 1111H OR HIST 1112 or 1112H  3
One course selected from: ANTH 1102, PSYC 1101 or 1101H, ECON 2105, SOCI 1101, ECON 2106, ECON 1101 3
One course selected from: AFAS 2000, ANTH 1102, HIST 1111, ECON 1101, ECON 2105, HIST 1112 or 1112H, ECON 2106, HIST 2111, PSYC 1101 or 1101H, HIST 2112, SOCI 1101, POLS 2100, GEOG 2120, GWST 1101 3

Area F Courses
EDUC 2110 Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education 3
EDUC 2120 Exploring Socio-cultural Perspectives in Diversity in Education Contexts 3
EDUC 2130 Exploring Learning and Teaching 3
CEUG 2100 Introduction to Students with Disabilities (Block 1) 3
SPED 2001 The Field of Special Education: Past and Future (Block 1) 3
CEUG 3012 Language Acquisition (Block 3) 3

Prerequisites MATH 2200, SPED 3006, SPED 4002, SPED 4003
Highly Qualified courses (9 credits)

Fall, Junior Year

SPED 5010U  Technology for the Special Educator 
SPED 5130U  Assessment in Special Education
Core
Highly Qualified courses

Spring, Junior Year

SPED 5231U  Teaching Reading and Disabilities
SPED 5232U  Teaching Mathematics and Disabilities
SPED 4004     Curriculum/Instructional Strategies in the Content Areas
SPED 4005     Strategies for Dev. Social Skills and Behav. Controls
Core and/or HIgh Qulified courses

Fall, Senior Year

SPED 5400U    Transition Planning
SPED 4740 Internship I Field Experience (Pre-requisities: MATH 2200, SPED 5130U, SPED 5231U, SPED 5232U)
Core
Highly Qualified courses

Spring, Senior Year

SPED 4750 Internship II (Pre-requisities: All coursework completed)

Program Related Courses
MATH 2200 Elementary Statistics 3
Physical Education 3
FYSE1100 First-Year Seminar 1


Other Requirements

  1. Satisfactory scores on the GACE Program Admission Assessment or exemption scores
  2. Admission to Candidacy
  3. Disposition Assessments
  4. GACE Content Assessment(s)Cumulative GPA of 2.5 (non-rounded)
  5. Completion of AREA A Math and English 1102 and 1102
  6. Completion of EDUC 2110, 2120, 2130, CEUG 2100, SPED 2001, and CEUG 3012
  7. AREA A and AREA F coursework completed with a C or better
  8. Clear Criminal Background Check
  9. Proof of Instructional Liability Insurance
  10. Apply for graduation (2 semesters prior to graduation)
  11. Admission to Internship II
  12. Ethics examination (effective Spring 2015)

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