The Exceptional Learning Special Education; Modified K-12 Degree Program
at Fisk operates cooperatively with the Department of Education of the State of
Tennessee. The Program leads to a Degree in Special Education or Licensure
in Special Education.
All students are required to meet the general education core requirements (32
semester hours) for a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education. A total
of 120 semester credit hours must be completed. Students must maintain a
minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5, and successfully pass, and be
admitted to the Teacher Education Program.
The requirements for a major in Special Education consist of 41 semester hours.
A minimum of 32 semester credit hours within the major core must be completed.
All students must have a total of 25 hours of Professional requirements.
Specific Procedures for Admission
1. Students must submit to the Special Education to the Coordinator a
copy of their college transcript.
2. Must have a minimum 2.5 Cumulative grade point average.
3. Submission of a typed essay.
4. Submission of three faculty recommendations.
5. Complete Educational Psychology (EDUC 248), & Theory and Practices
of Teaching (EDUC 260).
|Major Requirements Course Sequence |
|SPED 210 ||Introduction to Special Education OR |
|SPED 310 ||Characteristics and Needs of Exceptional Children |
|SPED 311 || Nature of the Learning Disabled Child |
|SPED 270 ||Professional Aspects of Special Education |
|SPED 410 ||Assessment in Special Education |
|SPED 350 ||Techniques and Strategies (Modified) |
|SPED 280 ||Practical Application of Special Education |
|SPED 360 ||Managing Inappropriate Classroom Behavior |
|SPED 400 ||Procedures for Teaching the Gifted |
|SPED 420 ||Integrating Technology in Special Education |
|SPED 480 ||Student Teaching of Exceptional Children |
|Professional Education Core |
|PSY 205 ||Child & Adolescent Psychology |
|EDUC 248 ||Educational Psychology |
|EDUC 250 ||Fundamental Responsibilities |
|EDUC 260 ||Theory and Practice of Teaching |
|EDUC 320 ||Elementary Curriculum and Methods I |
|EDUC 330 ||Elementary Curriculum and Methods II |
|EDUC 410 ||Elementary Education Seminar I |
|Note: Passing scores for the Praxis in Principles of Learning and Teaching is
required. Also passing scores in Special Education Modified: Knowledge
Based Core Principles and Application of Core Principles. |