SUGGESTED PROGRAM PLAN FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION MAJORS

First Year, Fall Semester (15 cr.)

CORE 100 New Student Orientation 1 cr.
CORE 150 Composition l 3 cr.
CORE 131 Mathematics 3 cr.
FREN or SPAN 101 Elem. French or Spanish I 4 cr.
CORE (Group E) PSY 180 General Psychology (Recommended, Pre-Requisite PSY 205) 4 cr.

First Year, Spring Semester (16 cr.)

CORE 160 Composition and Oral Communication 3 cr.
FREN or SPAN 102 Elem. French or Spanish II 4 cr.
CORE 120 Critical Thinking 2 cr.
EDUC 100 Elementary Health and Physical Activity 3 cr.
EDUC 250 Fundamental Responsibilities of Teaching 1 cr.
SPED 210 Introduction to Special Education 3 cr.

Second Year, Fall Semester (15cr.)

Natural Science 4 cr.
SPAN 200 Intensive Intermediate French or Spanish 4 cr.
PSY 205 Child and Adolescent Psychology 4 cr.
SPED 270 Professional Aspects of Special Education 3 cr.

Second Year, Spring Semester (17 cr.)

CORE 260 Humanities 3 cr.
CORE (Group C) The Arts 3-4 cr.
EDUC 248 Educational Psychology 4 cr.
SPED 280 Practical Applications of Special Education 3 cr.
SPED 360 Managing Inappropriate Class Behavior 3 cr.

Third Year, Fall Semester (16 cr.)

EDUC 260 Theories and Practice of Teaching 3 cr.
EDUC 320 Elementary Curriculum Methods l 3 cr.
CORE (Group A) Cultural Exposure 3-4 cr.
CORE 201 Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship 3 cr.
General Elective 3 cr.

Third Year, Spring Semester(16 cr.)

EDUC 330 Elementary Curriculum Methods ll 3 cr.
SPED 400 Procedures for Teaching the Gifted 3 cr.
SPED 410 Assessment in Special Education 3 cr.
SPED 420 Integrating Technology in Special Ed 3 cr.
CORE (Group B) Analytical Skills 3-4 cr.

Fourth Year, Fall Semester( 13 cr. )

CORE 360 World and Its Peoples 4 cr.
SPED 311 Nature of the Learning Disabled Child 3 cr.
SPED 350 Techniques and Strategies (Modified) 3 cr.
General Elective 3 cr.

Fourth Year, Spring Semester(12 cr.)

EDUC 410 Elementary Education Seminar 3 cr.
SPED 480 Student Teaching Exceptional Children 9 cr.