Bachelor of Science in Education - Special Education Dual Endorsement with Elementary Education or Secondary Education

This program is designed for candidates preparing for careers serving children and youth with disabilities.  This program is part of the educator preparation program at either the elementary or secondary level.  In the educator preparation program candidates must complete a dual endorsement in special education and elementary or secondary education.  The preparation meets or exceeds the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) initial level special educator preparation standards for special education teachers.

Courses required for major (core curriculum)

 

Elementary (K-6) candidates are required to take the following special education courses in addition to the course work required for elementary education:

SPED 1400Introduction to Communication Disorders

3 credits

SPED 3020Data Collection Technique: Role in Teaching Learning Process

3 credits

SPED 4010/COUN 8016/SPED 8016/COUN 4010Child Abuse/Neglect

3 credits

SPED 4150Reading and Writing Instruction for Students with Disabilities

3 credits

SPED 4230/SPED 8236Language Development and Disorders for Teachers

3 credits

SPED 4640/SPED 8646Methods and Materials in Special Education

3 credits

SPED 4650/COUN 8656/SPED 8656Transition Planning

3 credits

SPED 4710/SPED 8716Interactions Between Parents and Professionals

3 credits

SPED 4720Clinical Practice in Special Education

12 credits

SPED 4800/SPED 8806Social and Emotional Development of Children and Youth

3 credits

SPED 4810/SPED 8816Classroom Management

3 credits

 

Secondary (7-12) candidates are required to take the following special education courses in addition to the coursework required for secondary education:
SPED 1400Introduction to Communication Disorders

3 credits

SPED 3020Data Collection Technique: Role in Teaching Learning Process

3 credits

SPED 4010/COUN 8016/SPED 8016/COUN 4010Child Abuse/Neglect

3 credits

SPED 4150Reading and Writing Instruction for Students with Disabilities

3 credits

SPED 4230/SPED 8236Language Development and Disorders for Teachers

3 credits

SPED 4640/SPED 8646Methods and Materials in Special Education

3 credits

SPED 4650/COUN 8656/SPED 8656Transition Planning

3 credits

SPED 4710/SPED 8716Interactions Between Parents and Professionals

3 credits

SPED 4720Clinical Practice in Special Education

12 credits

SPED 4800/SPED 8806Social and Emotional Development of Children and Youth

3 credits

SPED 4810/SPED 8816Classroom Management

3 credits

Contact:

Roskens Hall 512

6005 Dodge Street

Omaha, NE 68182-0054

402-554-2201

 

Website:

http://coe.unomaha.edu/sped

https://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-education/student-services/