Education - Elementary/Special Education (K-12) Certification Requirements

Required Courses

The following courses are certification requirements for dual certification in elementary and special education.  Please note that the special education certification must be combined with another certification (eg. early childhood, elementary, secondary). Students must receive a satisfactory score on the Special Education Praxis Examinations to be eligible for teacher certification.

 

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

EDU 290 Multicultural Education

3

EDU 301 Social Foundations of Education

3

EDU 302 Educational Psychology

3

EDU 310 Orientation to Teaching

3

EDU 331 Creative Thought and Expression

3

EDU 338 Children's Literature

3

EDU 341 Survey of Curriculum Standards

3

EDU 346 Field Experience/Student Teaching/Seminar: Elementary

6

EDU 347 Reading and Writing Connections

3

EDU 381* Introduction to the Education of the Exceptional Child/Young Adult

3

EDU 382** The Role of the Special Education Teacher

3

EDU 383** Strategies for the Special Education Teacher

3

EDU 384 Adapting Instruction

3

* Courses required for undergraduate Elementary Education

** Additional courses required for undergraduate Special Education


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