Special Education K-6 Teaching Subject Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education

Offered by Department of Teacher Education

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses12
Including:
Academic Writing and Research
Math for Elementary Teachers I
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Portal
Select one course numbered 1883
Distribution
ENG 101Introduction of Academic Writing3
If ENG 101 is not taken as a prerequisite for ENG 102 then additional hours may be required to meet the 27 credit hour minimum in the Distribution Area of General Studies.
Aesthetics3
Humanities6
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 Sciences6
Including:
Introduction to American Politics
Select any approved ECON, PSY, SOC, or GEOG GS course
Natural Sciences8
Including:
General Biology
Select one of the following:
Physical Science
and Physical Science Laboratory
Physical Science for Elementary Teachers
Earth Science
Analytical and Quantitative Thought3
Including:
Math for Elementary Teachers II
Wellness3
Including:
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Capstone
Select one course numbered 3883
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 124
Including:
Management and Assessment in Preschool/Elementary Classrooms
Inclusive Practices for Students with Exceptionalities in PreK-8 Classrooms
Endorsement
Complete all required courses43.5
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hours minimum2.5
Total Credit Hours120

Endorsement

Special Education K-6 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
TESE 330Collaboration, Consultation, and Co-Teaching3
TESE 437Medical Aspects of Individuals with Disabilities3
MATH 104Concepts in Mathematics and Statistics 23
TE 313Field Experience: Math (Take .5 credit hour course twice)1
Select the following in specified sequence:
TESE 461Legal Issues in Special Education3
TESE 462Assessment and IEP Development4
TESE 371Field Experience with Students with Multiple Disabilities0.5
TESE 372Instructional Strategies for Individuals with Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities 3
TESE 463Instructional Strategies for Individuals with Disabilities3
TESE 464Field Experience with K-8 Students1
TESE 467Behavioral Interventions3
TESE 468Assistive Technology2
TESE 479Teaching Social Skills to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder3
Total Credit Hours43.5
1

Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.

2

For students without sufficient preparation at a higher level.