Dec 11, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

Special Education (B.S.)


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Bulletin/Catalog Year 2018-2019

Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education

Department of Education Specialities

 

Location: Claxton Bldg., Room 304
Phone: 931-221-7518
Website: www.apsu.edu/educ/

Description of Major

Students who major in our K-8 Special Education Interventionist program receive training in working with students with mild/moderate disabilities in today’s schools. This program consists on 125 hours of undergraduate coursework in the bachelorette core, professional education minor and the special education major. Throughout the program, students will engage in over 150 hours of field experiences in addition to a full semester of residency II placements (student teaching).

Possible career options with a bachelorette degree in K-8 Special Education Interventionist degree:

  •  Classroom special education teacher (inclusion)
  • Special education consultant
  • More positions can be identified when under advisement with your academic advisor

General Education Core


  Credit Hours
see Common Core 41
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement 1

K-12 Special Education Comprehensive


This is an undergraduate licensure program in K-12 Comprehensive Disabilities. Students are seeking to earn a concentration in
comprehensive (severe/profound) disabilities. The program contains 122 hours, of which 60 are university core, 30 are in the special education major and the remaining courses are in the professional education minor.  The goal of this proposed K-12 Comprehensive concentration is to prepare students to implement interventions for students with severe/profound disabilities across multiple disciplines throughout the K-12 grade spans

Special Education Interventionist K-8


6-12 Interventionist


This is an undergraduate licensure program in 6-12 Mild/Moderate Disabilities. Students are seeking to earn a concentration in 6/12 SPED with a focus in Biology, 6/12 SPED focus Math, and 6/12 SPED focus English. The Biology program is 125 hours of which 23 hours are Biology courses, not including the 14 core Biology courses. The remaining courses are university core and education minor courses. The Math program is 126 hours and contains 19 hours of math courses (containing 3 have prerequisite courses) not including three core math courses. The remaining courses are university core and education minor courses. The English program is 122 hours and contains 15 hours of English courses, not including three English core courses. The remaining courses are university core and education minor courses.

The goal of this proposed 6-12 Interventionist concentration is to prepare students to implement interventions across multiple disciplines in the 6-12 grade spans.

Required Courses for Major


Additional Courses Per Focus Area


(major electives called Focus for Praxis testing purposes only)

Student Teaching


Total Hours 12

Professional Education Minor


Total Hours 23 (see below)

Total Program Hours 128-132


Minors


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