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2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education Minor

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The special education minor will provide students interested in individuals with special needs foundational knowledge of the field.  The minor program of study in special education consists of a total of 18 credit hours, 12 which are prescribed and 6 special education electives. This program does not qualify the student for initial teacher licensure in North Carolina.  Hours completed, however, may be sused to statisfy requirements in an approved program.


Required Courses (12 hours total)


Course Number Course Title  Semester Hours
SPE 2310 Introduction to Exceptional Individuals        3
SPE 2320 Transition Service Delivery for Students w/Disabilities        3
SPE 3320 Characteristics of Students w/Learning Disabilities        3
SPE 3340 Characteristics of Students w/Behavioral Disorders        3
  Sub-total       12


Electives (6 hours) Select a minimum of six semester hours from the following courses.


Course Number Course Title  Semester Hours
SPE 3305 Methods of Teaching Mathematics to Students with Special Needs        3
SPE 3315 Behavior and Classroom Management        3
SPE 3323 Language Communication Disorders        3
SPE 3325 Methods of Enhancing Reading Skills for Students w/Exceptional Needs        3
*SPE 4320 Assessment and Remediation        3
*SPE 4325 Instructional Methods in the Inclusive Classroom        3
  Sub-total        6

                               Total 18 credit hours

 *Admittance to the EPP is a prerequisite for these courses.

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