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Special Education - BS

Delivery Method: Day/Fulton Campus

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 Office of 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. *Education majors must complete all major courses, including concentration and secondary certification courses (if applicable), with a final grade of “C” or better.

Course List - Minimum Required Hours: 94.00

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Course # Course Title Hours
EDU 201 Multicultural Education 3.00
EDU 211 Educational Technology I 3.00
EDU 231 Exceptional Child 3.00
EDU 250 Foundations of Education 3.00
EDU 258 Cross Categorical Disabilities 3.00
EDU 291 Beginning Clinical Experience 2.00
EDU 317 Teaching Language Arts & Children's Literature 3.00
EDU 318 Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary/Middle Grades 3.00
EDU 319 Teaching Science in the Elementary/Middle Grades 3.00
EDU 341 Teaching Mathematics 3.00
EDU 351 Language Development 3.00
EDU 353 Teaching Remedial Mathematics 3.00
EDU 358 Teaching Cross Categorical Disabilities 3.00
EDU 392 Reading & Wrtng in the Content Area 3.00
EDU 393 Teaching Reading and Writing 3.00
EDU 395 Intermediate Clinical Experience 3.00
EDU 415 Conferencing and Consultation 3.00
EDU 420 Measurement and Evaluation 3.00
EDU 441 Student Centered Reading & Writing 3.00
EDU 453 Classroom Management 3.00
EDU 460 Career/Vocational Education 2.00
EDU 492 Educational Seminar 3.00
EDU 493 Supervised Teaching Special Education 9.00
MAT 231 Understanding Mathematics for Tchrs 3.00
PED 352 Instrctnl Techniques in Health K-12 3.00
PSY 221 Educational Psychology -S 3.00
PSY 226 Child and Adolescent Development -S 3.00

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