Teaching Special Education Licensure

Those seeking the special education endorsement need to contact the Teaching and Learning Department. Do not fill out a major/minor form for graduation or the major/minor/concentration section of the major change form.

Teaching Licensure - Teaching Special Education

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education

Degree Specific Credits: 34

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

Note: This program of study can only be completed by those pursuing a teaching endorsement in another content area or by currently licensed teachers. Students must be formally admitted to the Teacher Education Program and complete all of the professional education licensure requirements. See the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education and Human Sciences for more information.


Summary

Early Childhood Special Education

3

Special Education Requirements

21

Special Education Student Teaching

10

Total Hours

34


Early Childhood Special Education

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

EDSP 401

Intro Early Intervention

3

or EDSP 403

Curric/Mthds Early Spec Educ

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: B


Special Education Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following course:

EDSP 405

Assess of Students with Excep

3

EDSP 426

Intro Transition & Community

3

EDSP 454

Adv Academic Interventions

3

EDSP 456

Intro Mthds Low Incidence Dis

3

EDSP 461

Positive Behavior Supports

3

EDSP 462

Spec Ed Law, Policy, Practice

3

EDU 438

Ltrcy Asmnt, Diagnosis & Instr

3

Total Hours

21

Minimum Required Grade: B


Special Education Student Teaching

Note: All special education coursework must be completed prior to the special education student teaching experience. An application is required to determine special education student teaching eligibility. See Teacher Education Services or the Office of Field Experiences for deadlines.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

EDSP 495

Student Teaching: Special Educ

10

Total Hours

10

Minimum Required Grade: B