Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog Program: Special Education Certification Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Special Education Certification

Certification Information

Cross-Categorical Special Education Certification (MC/EA or EA/A) - DPI License #801 (Learning Disabilities #811); ages 6-13 years or ages 12-21 years

Option 1 (elementary)

Program Requirements:

  • Elementary education major
  • Cross-categorical special education major  

License Areas:

  • Grades 1-8 special education
  • Grades 1-8 (all subjects, self-contained classroom)

 

Option 2 (secondary)

Program Requirements:

  • Secondary education major
  • Cross-categorical special education major
  • Subject-area major

License Areas:

  • Grades 6-12 special education
  • Grades 6-12 departmentalized (in subject-area major)

The coursework of the program consists of 38 credits:

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

Required courses:

PSY 101 - Introduction to Psychology 3 credits
PSY 230 - Child Abnormal 3 credits
EDU 311 - Educating the Exceptional Individual 3 credits
EDU 316 - Home/School/Community Partnerships 2 credits
EDU 345 - Instructional Strategies, Assessment, and Curriculum for Students with Learning and Behavior Problems 3 credits
EDU 351 - Strategies for Teaching Behavior-Challenged Learners 3 credits
EDU 360 - Student Motivation 2 credits
EDU 357 - Collaborative and Assistive Technology 3 credits
EDU 484 - Practicum in Adaptive Education 2 credits

Learning Disabilities Concentration:

EDU 352 - Introduction to Learning Disabilities 2 credits
EDU 353 - Intervention Strategies and Approaches for (LD, EBD, CD) 3 credits
EDU 403 - Assessment and Evaluation for Academic Success 3 credits
EDU 405 - Special Education Law and Legal/Ethical Consideration 3 credits
EDU 485 - Practicum in Special EDU Classroom 2 credits
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