University of Vermont

2011-12 Online Catalogue

Special Education (Undergraduate Minor)

Specific Requirements

College or School College of Education and Social Services
Department Education Department
Requirements Eighteen credits of coursework is required, at least nine credits 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, CSD 001, CSD 002, CSD 020, CSD 090, CSD 094, CSD 125, CSD 285, CSD 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. There is a $150.00 lab fee for students who include the sixty credit practicum above and beyond the minor.
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