Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Special Education, Bachelor of Arts

Course Requirements (SPED)

(Licensure in Special Education)

General Education Requirements

(# - Refer to General Education Course Requirements for Course Options)

Complete the following course (0 credits)

CBU 101Orientation to CBU

0

Mathematics # (3 credits)

Statistics # (3 credits)

English (8-9 credits)

English Composition I
ENG 111English Composition I

3

OR

ENG 231Honors Survey of World Literature I

4

English Composition II
ENG 112English Composition II

3

OR

ENG 232Honors Survey of World Literature II

4

English Literature (3 credits)
ENG 211Introduction to Literature

3

Waived if ENG 231/ENG 232, Add 1 Hr. to Free Elect

Religious Studies # (6 credits)

Religious Studies (RS 200 Level)

3

Religious Studies (RS 300 Level)

3

Social Science or History (6 credits)

HIST 151American Society to 1877

3

PSYC 105General Psychology

3

Natural or Physical Science (4 credits)

Choose from GER science course requirements and the lab.

Moral Values # (3 credits)

Aesthetics

Fulfilled by English Literature GER

Total Credit Hours:34

Liberal Arts Core and TN Licensure

(*One Course from Social Sciences or Humanities Cluster Must Have a “Global Perspective”. Refer to Degree Requirements for course options.)

Language * (12 credits)

Must be in a Single Language

Fine Arts * (6 credits)

Literature (3 credits)

Philosophy / Humanities * (3 credits)

History (6 credits)

HIST 107World History to 1500

3

HIST 108World History since 1500

3

Social Science (3 credits)

SOC 101Introduction to Sociology

3

Political Science (3 credits)

POLS 112American Government

3

Total Credit Hours:36

Special Education Major Requirements

(2.0 GPA in Major Required)

SPCH 125Speech Communication

3

PSYC 353Social Psychology

3

PSYC 315Educational Psychology

3

PSYC 218Human Development

3

SOC 351/ANTH 351Sociology of the Family

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Professional Education Requirements

(2.0 GPA in Major Required)

EDUC 303Education as a Profession

3

EDUC 304The Effective and Reflective Practitioner

3

EDUC 331Survey of Exceptional Learners

3

EDUC 350Portfolio and Practicum I

1

EDUC 405Curriculum and Methods in Language Arts, Pre-K-5

3

EDUC 407Classroom Management and Methods

3

EDUC 420Portfolio and Practicum II

1

EDUC 422Curriculum and Methods in Mathematics, Pre-K-5

3

EDUC 474Professional Seminar and Portfolio III

1

EDUC 475Teaching Practicum III

2

EDUC 476EdTPA Preparation

2

EXCE 433Direct Instruction for Exceptional Learners

3

EXCE 434Models of Instruction for Exceptional Learners Pre-K-8

3

EXCE 440Assessment of Exceptional Learners

3

EXCE 451Family Consultation and Support

3

Total Credit Hours:37

Major-Specific Electives

Total Credit Hours:3

Total Credit Hours: 125

2.0 Cumulative GPA Required