May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 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


Please visit the Special Education handbook for additional program requirements regarding admission, progression, dismissal, and program completion.