College of Education Menu

Special Education - Adapted, BS

1. Foundations curriculum requirements including those listed below - 42 s.h.
(For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see )
  • ART 3850 - Art in the Elementary School
  • COMM 2410 - Public Speaking
  • COMM 2420 - Business and Professional Communication
  • MATH 2127 - Basic Concepts of Mathematics
  • MATH 1065 - College Algebra
  • MUSC 3048 - Music for Exceptional Children
  • PSYC 1000 - Introductory Psychology
  • PSYC 2777 - Ethnocultural Psychology
2. Professional studies - 25 s.h.
  • EDTC 4001 - Technology in Education
  • EDUC 3200 - Foundations of American Education
  • EDUC 4400 - Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment
  • PSYC 4305 - Educational Psychology
  • READ 3301 - Reading Instruction in the Primary Grades
  • SPED 2123 - Early Experiences for Prospective Teachers
  • SPED 4320 - Communication and Collaboration in Special Education
  • SPED 4324 - Internship in Special Education
3. Core - 45 s.h.
  • ASLS 2020 - Sign Language Studies I
  • CSDI 2100 - Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • EXSS 5303 - Physical Activity Programs for Individuals with Developmental, Emotional, and Learning Disabilities
  • SPED 2000 - Introduction to Exceptional Children
  • SPED 2200 - Introduction to Students with Disabilities in the Adapted Curriculum
  • SPED 2209 - Introductory Practicum with Students with Disabilities in the Adapted Curriculum
  • SPED 3001 - Assessing Students with Disabilities
  • SPED 3004 - Managing the Learning Environment
  • SPED 3005 - Instructional Programming in Special Education
  • SPED 3006 - Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Students with Disabilities
  • SPED 3007 - Managing the Physical Needs of Learners with Disabilities
  • SPED 3200 - Instructional Methods for Students with Disabilities in the Adapted Curriculum
  • SPED 3209 - Instructional Practicum for Students with Disabilities in the Adapted Curriculum
  • SPED 4000 - Technology in Special Education
  • SPED 4200 - Special Issues and Strategies for Students with Disabilities in the Adapted Curriculum
  • SPED 4300 - Practicum in Special Education
  • RCTX 2230 - Recreational Therapy Foundations
4. Cognates - 14 s.h.
  • ENGL 4710 - Teaching English as a Second Language: Theories and Principles
  • MATE 3050 - Mathematics and Methods for Grades Pre-K-2
  • MATE 3051 - Field Experience in Mathematics Grades K-2
  • MATE 3060 - Mathematics and Methods for Grades 3-6
  • SCIE 3216 - Teaching Science in the Elementary School
5. Academic concentration
(The Academic Concentration is not required for SPED majors entering the university as of fall semester, 2004)
    6. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.