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 494/EDP 594Assessment, Evaluation, and Educational Planning for Learners with Exceptionalities3
EDP 496/EDP 596Behavioral Interventions: Theory, Principles, and Techniques3
Select from the following to complete 18 hours:9
Introduction to Disability Studies
Teaching Social and Affective Skills to Children and Youth with Exceptionalities
Consultation and Collaboration in Special Education
Methods II: Learners with Mild to Moderate Disabilities
Total Credit Hours18