Required PK-12 Special Education Courses


This certification requires field experience/observation hours, which are embedded in courses throughout this program.  For a list of courses requiring field observations, please view the College of Education Field Experience Observation Hours webpage.

Course Number Course Name Credit
EDUC 501 Introduction to Special Education (10 hrs FE) 3
EDUC 505 Teaching Techniques for Low Incidence Learners (5 hrs of observation) 3
EDUC 602 Reading & Learning Differences (Prerequisite: EDUC 600 or 601) 3
EDUC 603 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
EDUC 682 Assessment and Evaluation 3
EDUC 684 Inclusive Education (10 hours FE) 3
EDUC 685 Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (10 hours of observation) 3
EDUC 686 Autistic Spectrum Disorders 3
EDUC 689 Early Intervention and Transition Planning 3

External Agencies have authority to impose new standards for certification before a student's program of study is completed.