College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Special Education

Curriculum

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The Department of Special Education offers the following four-year programs of study leading to the baccalaureate degree (B.S.) and Pennsylvania Level I Teacher Certification:

A dual major in Early Childhood Education (Pre-K to grade 4) and Special Education (K-8)

EDU 150/150F (FYS) or
EDU 160/160F Schools in Society (Diversity)
EDU 151/151F Develop/Cognition & Learning  (Writing)
EDU 155/155F Foundations of Early Childhood
EDU 231/231F Assessment & Evaluation in Educ.
EDU 232/232F Reading Literature I
EDU 240/240F Reading Literature II
EDU 241 Social-Emotional & Motor Development
EDU 242/242F Technology Enhanced Curriculum & Instruction PK-8
EDU 246/246F Literacy, Language & Culture
EDU 362/362F Social Studies through the Arts PK-4
EDU 363/363F Science Methods PK-4
EDU 365/365F Mathematics & Technology PK-4
SPE 160 Introduction to Special Education
SPE 160F FE Introduction to Special Education
SPE 200 Teaching in Inclusive Environments
SPE 200F FE Teaching in Inclusive Environments
SPE 319 Assessment:  Identification & Progress Monitoring
SPE 319F Assessment:  Identification & Progress Monitoring
SPE 329 Educating Students with High Incidence Disabilities
SPE 339 Educating Students with Low Incidence Disabilities
SPE 339F FE Educating Students with Low Incidence Disabilities
SPE 349 Literacy Intervention Strategies
SPE 349F FE Literacy Intervention Strategies
SPE 379 Family, School, and Community in a Diverse Society
SPE 359 Math and Content Area Intervention Strategies
SPE 359F FE Math and Content Area Intervention Strategies
SPE 369 Educating Students with Emotional/Social and Behavior Disabilities
SPE 369F FE Educating Students with Emotional/Social and Behavior Disabilities
SPE 495 Special Education Student Teaching (6 credits)

Graduate Program Opportunities:

  • Master’s degree with the following options:
    • Special Education Teacher certification*
    • Teacher-Scholar Program – Academy in Manayunk* 
    • Wilson Reading  Certification Program*
    • Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program- Hearing Impaired (N-12) Certification*
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist Endorsement*

*Go to the Graduate Education Website: Special Education – for complete details