Mar 31, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education (B.S.)

Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education

Department of Teaching and Learning


Location: Claxton Bldg., Room 304
Phone: 931-221-7518

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 general education 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:

  • 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 General Education    41
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement 1