Combined Special Education and Elementary Education / Bachelor of Arts

Total Credit Hours: 128

Major Credit Hours: 61

Degree Requirements

Program: BA-SPEL-E

I. Professional Education for Initial (K-12) Licensure in Special Education - Learning Behavior Specialist I and Elementary (K-9) Education Licensure. This is a COMBINED major and does not result in two degrees.

Requirements:  Fingerprint background check and attendance at Protecting All God's Children workshop.
ELED-20000Field Experience 1: Community and School Immersion

1

ELED-24000Foundations of Instruction

3

ELED-30000Field Experience 2: Classroom Management

1

ELED-40900Child and Adolescent Literature

3

SPED-20000Field Experience 1: Special Education

1

SPED-20700Learning Theories and Schooling

3

SPED-22300Disability Studies in Education

3

SPED-30300Development and Characteristics of Learners

3

SPED-30600Assistive Technology in Education

1

SPED-33200Methods of Teaching in Middle and Secondary Content Areas

3

SPED-34000Methods and Content of Teaching Science, Health and Movement

3

SPED-35200Methods and Content of Teaching Mathematics

3

SPED-35300Early Reading and Writing Methodologies

3

SPED-35400Methods and Content of Teaching Social Studies

3

SPED-35900Assessment for Learning

3

SPED-39100Instructional Planning and Performance Based Assessment

3

SPED-40000Field Experience 3: Special Education

1

SPED-47100Content Area Reading Strategies for Adolescent Learners

3

SPED-48400Clinical Practice and Seminar: Combined Special Education/Elementary Education

9

ECED-33500Introduction to Linguistics and Language Development

3

EDLD-31000Foundations of Teaching English Language Learners

3

SCED-30700Educational Media Design for Effective Learning

1

SCED-30800Emerging Technologies for Education

1

Please refer to Elementary Education for additional general education requirements.

II. Advanced Writing Requirement

The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of:
SPED-48400Clinical Practice and Seminar: Combined Special Education/Elementary Education

9