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Special Education (Undergraduate Minor)

Specific Requirements

College or School College of Education and Social Services
Department Education Department
Requirements Eighteen hours of coursework is required, at least 9 hours of which must be at the 100 level or above. EDSP 005; two core courses, as approved by Minor Advisor, from the following areas: EDSP 200 Special Education Law, EDSP 202, EDSP 217, EDSP 224, EDSP 274, EDSP 280, EDSP 290, EDSP 295; three elective courses from any of the above core courses, and/or the following elective courses: EDSS 055 Tutoring Theory & Practice, EDPE 260, CMSI 001, CMSI 002, CMSI 020, CMSI 090, CMSI 094, CMSI 125, CMSI 285, CMSI 299.
Prerequisites Completion or enrollment in EDSP 005 and a GPA of 3.0 or above.
Other Information Students apply to the minor through contacting the Special Education Program in the Education Department ( The number of students accepted to the minor is contingent on available space, with priority given to students in the College of Education and Social Services. Accepted students are assigned a "Minor Advisor" who must approve all program plans. Students may apply selected course work to becoming certified in special education. $150.00 lab fee for students who include the 60 hour practicum above and beyond the minor.