Special Education K-12 Teaching Field Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education

Offered by Department of Teacher Education

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses 12
Including:
Academic Writing and Research
Math for Elementary Teachers I
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Portal
Select one course numbered 188 3
Distribution
Aesthetics 3
Humanities 6
Including:
Select 1 of the following:
Introduction to Literature: British Literature
Introduction to Literature: American Literature
Introduction to Literature: Western Civilization
Intro to Literature: Non-Western Civilization
Introduction to Literature: Special Topics
Select 1 of the following:
Western Civilization
Western Civilization
Non-Western World History
Introduction to Latin America
American History
American History
Social Sciences 6
Including:
Introduction to American Politics
Select any approved ECON, PSY, SOC, or GEOG GS course
Natural Sciences 7
Including:
Select any two approved BIOL, CHEM, GEOG, or PHYS GS courses
Analytical and Quantitative Thought 3
Including:
Math for Elementary Teachers II
Wellness 3
Including:
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Capstone
Select one course numbered 388 3
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 123
Including:
Instructional Technology and the Preservice Teacher
Management and Assessment in Preschool/Elementary Classrooms
Management and Assessment in K-12/Secondary Classrooms
Endorsement
Complete all required courses51
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hours minimum0
Total Credit Hours120

Endorsement

Special Education K-12 Teaching Field Endorsement Requirements
TE 311Math Methods I2
TE 312Math Methods II2
TE 314Phonics and Word Study2
TE 315Literacy Assessment2
TE 316Primary Grades Literacy2
TE 317Field Experience: Literacy1
MATH 104Concepts in Mathematics and Statistics3
TE 313Field Experience: Math (Take .5 credit hour course twice)1
SPED Specific Courses
TESE 330Collaboration, Consultation, and Co-Teaching3
TESE 437Medical Aspects of Individuals with Disabilities3
TESE 461Legal Issues in Special Education3
TESE 462Assessment and IEP Development4
TESE 463Instructional Strategies for Individuals with Disabilities3
TESE 464Field Experience with K-8 Students1
TESE 467Behavioral Interventions3
TESE 468Assistive Technology2
TESE 471Field Experience with Students with Multiple Disabilities0.5
TESE 472Strategies for Teaching Students with Intellectual Disabilities2
TESE 473Teaching Students with Multiple Disabilities2
TESE 474Field Experience0.5
TESE 475Preparing Adolescents for the Post-Secondary World3
TESE 476Transitional Issues for Individuals with Disabilities3
TESE 479Teaching Social Skills to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder3
Total Credit Hours51
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Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.