Special Education Minor

A minor is a special program to be taken along with a major to complete your skills and increase your career opportunities. More information on minors is in the Other Requirements chapter.

Special Education Without Licensure

Open to any major, this minor can usually be completed within a four-year program. It includes Thematic Sequence EDP 1. Applications for this minor and thematic sequence are accepted in the EDP office in McGuffey Hall each year until enrollment limits are reached. Online classes during winter and summer terms may be required.

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

Select this course first:
EDP 256Psychology of the Exceptional Learner3
Select the following:
EDP 486/EDP 586Methods I: Learners with Mild/Moderate Disabilities3
EDP 496/EDP 596Behavioral Interventions: Theory, Principles, and Techniques3
Select from the following to complete 18 hours:9
Introduction to Disability Studies
Miami Connections Mentoring
Effective Social Skills Development, Collaboration and Transition Planning in Special Education
Assessment, Evaluation, and Educational Planning for Learners with Exceptionalities
Total Credit Hours18