Special Education- Bachelor of Science in Education with Licensure

(Mild-Moderate Licensure only)

This major leads to the Bachelor of Science in Education with Ohio residency licensure in Intervention Specialist - Mild-Moderate. Field and/or clinical experience is combined with academic coursework sophomore through senior years. In order to complete the degree requirements in four years, students are encouraged to select the major no later than spring semester of the first year.

Program Requirements

Professional core
EDL 204Sociocultural Studies in Education3
EDL 318MTeacher Leadership and School Organization3
EDP 201Human Development and Learning in Social and Educational Contexts3
EDP 279Technology + Media Literacy and Learning3
EDP 256Psychology of the Exceptional Learner3
EDP 494/EDP 594Assessment, Evaluation, and Educational Planning for Learners with Exceptionalities3
EDT 190Introduction to Education3
Reading core
EDT 246AFoundations of Language and Literacy3
or EDT 246M Foundations of Language and Literacy
EDT 346MReading Instruction for Middle Grades3
EDT 436Middle Childhood Language Arts3
EDP 471/EDP 571Literacy Seminar: Clinical3
EDP 472/EDP 572Literacy Seminar: Practicum3
Mild-Moderate Intervention Specialist (K-12)
EDP 220Field Experience in Special Education1
EDP 444/EDP 544Teaching Social and Affective Skills to Children and Youth with Exceptionalities3
EDP 478/EDP 578Consultation and Collaboration in Special Education3
EDP 496/EDP 596Behavioral Interventions: Theory, Principles, and Techniques3
SPA 223Theories of Language Development3
Mild/moderate intervention specialist
EDP 454/EDP 554Mathematics Curriculum & Adaptations for Children with Mild/Moderate Disabilities3
or EDT 318E Mathematics in Early Childhood
EDP 459/EDP 559Practicum in Special Education3
EDP 491/EDP 591Methods II: Learners with Mild to Moderate Disabilities3
EDP 495/EDP 595Inclusion & Adaptations for Mild/Moderate and Gifted Needs: Multi-Age3
EDT 252MEarly Field Experience: Middle Childhood3
EDP 456/EDP 556Advanced Seminar in Evaluation with Evidence-Based Interventions3
MTH 115Mathematics for Teachers of Grades P-64
MTH 116Mathematics for Elementary Teachers4
Total Credit Hours75