Major Details

Education (Special) B.S.

Students who plan to teach special education in grades K-12 in Missouri complete these major requirements.

Students interested in becoming certified to teach in other states need to follow these program requirements and be recommended for Missouri certification by the Registrar. They may then take that certification to other states. Policies vary among states.

Information on the curriculum, policies and requirements of the university’s Teacher Education Program and of its teacher certification process is available in the Teacher Education Program handbook. The handbook is posted on the Education program’s website.

Introduction to Teacher Education (EDU 105) is recommended for students in this certification.

Course List - Total Hours: 81

Course # Course Title Hours
EDU201 Multicultural Education    3
EDU211 Educational Technology    2
EDU231 Exceptional Child    3
EDU250 Foundations    3
EDU258 Cross Categorical Disabilities    3
EDU291 Pre-Student Teaching I    1
EDU292 Pre-Student Teaching II    1
EDU317 Integrated Curriculum I    3
EDU318 Integrated Curriculum II    3
EDU341 Teaching Mathematics (Elementary)    3
EDU351 Language Development    3
EDU353 Teaching Remedial Mathematics    2
EDU392 Reading in the Content Area    3
EDU393 Teaching Elementary Reading    3
EDU415 Conferencing and Consultation    3
EDU420 Measurement and Evaluation    4
EDU441 Analysis and Correction    2
EDU453 Classroom Management    2
EDU458 Teaching Cross Categorical Disabilities    3
EDU460 Career/Vocational Education    2
EDU492 Educational Seminar    3
EDU493 Supervised Teaching (Special Education)    12
MAT231 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers    3
PED107 Health, Nutrition and Safety    2
PSY209 Child Development and Behavior    3
PSY221 Educational Psychology    3
PSY316 Psychology of the Adolescent and the Middle-Level Child    3