Prerequisite for admission to the major: See Admission Requirements
above. Core Courses:
CESE 270 Field Work in Special Education 2 cr CESE g330 The Exceptional Child 3 cr CESE g334 Classroom Behavior Management 3 cr CESE g424 Assessment Procedures in Special Education 3 cr CESE g425 Diagnostic Procedures 3 cr CESE g427 Precision Teaching 1 cr CESE g432 Direct Instruction Systems 3 cr CESE g437 Families and Disability 3 cr CESE g438 Policies and Procedures in Special Education 3 cr PSYC 225 Child Psychology 3 cr (elementary emphasis) OR PSYC 332 Psychology of Adolescence 3 cr (secondary emphasis)Emphasis Areas
Core courses shall be complemented by specialization in either Behavior Disorders or Severe Disabilities and appropriate electives.
CESE g433 The Emotionally Disturbed Child 2 cr CESE g462 Seminar: Behavior Disorders 1 cr CESE g481 Advanced Issues in Behavior Disorders 2 crIn addition, students must complete additional credits from the following to total a minimum of 40 credits:
CESE g445 Vocational and Career Guidance for Exceptional Children 3 cr CESE g446 Secondary Special Education 2 cr PSYC 301 Abnormal Psychology I 3 cr PSYC 302 Abnormal Psychology II 3 cr PSYC g445 Psychology of Learning 3 cr SOC 231 Juvenile Delinquency 3 cr
CESE g426 Assessment: Severe Disabilities 3 cr CESE g429 Strategies: Severe Disabilities 3 cr CESE g440 Biomedical Aspects of Physical Disability 2 cr CESE g442 Survey of Mental Retardation 2 crIn addition, all students must complete elective credits from the following to total a minimum of 40 credits:
CESE g400 Foundations of Early Childhood Special Education 3 cr CESE g445 Vocational and Career Guidance for Exceptional Children 3 cr CESE g446 Secondary Special Education 2 cr CESE g448 Pre-Practicum, Moderately Handicapped 1-3 cr CESE g480 Seminar in Special Education 1 cr CESE g498 Advanced Field Work 3 cr SPA 327 Sign Language I 2 cr