Mild/Moderate Disabilities - Teacher Preparation Track

Undergraduate candidates seeking endorsement in the area of mild/moderate disabilities must also be enrolled in a program that leads to certification in elementary or secondary education and includes the professional education sequence. Each candidate will be required to pass the Pre-Professional Skills Test.

Degree Requirements

K-9 candidates are required to take the following special education courses in addition to the course work required for elementary education:

SPED 3020Data Collection Technique: Role in Teaching Learning Process

3 credits

SPED 4150Reading and Writing Instruction for Students with Disabilities

3 credits

SPED 4230Language Development and Disorders for Teachers

3 credits

SPED 4640Methods and Materials in Special Education

3 credits

SPED 4710Interactions Between Parents and Professionals

3 credits

SPED 4720Basic Student Teaching in Special Education

12 credits

SPED 4724Special Education Student Teacher Orientation

0 credits

SPED 4800Social and Emotional Development of Children and Youth

3 credits

SPED 4810Classroom Management

3 credits

One Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:36

7-12 candidates are required to take the following special education courses in addition to the course work required for secondary education:

SPED 3020Data Collection Technique: Role in Teaching Learning Process

3 credits

SPED 4150Reading and Writing Instruction for Students with Disabilities

3 credits

SPED 4230Language Development and Disorders for Teachers

3 credits

SPED 4640Methods and Materials in Special Education

3 credits

SPED 4650Transition Planning

3 credits

SPED 4710Interactions Between Parents and Professionals

3 credits

SPED 4720Basic Student Teaching in Special Education

12 credits

SPED 4724Special Education Student Teacher Orientation

0 credits

SPED 4810Classroom Management

3 credits

One Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:36