Special Education (Microcredential)
The Special Education Microcredential was created for individuals with a special needs child, a special education para professional in a school, or an individual who is unsure of their ability to obtain a higher education degree.
Students who choose this microcredential program will have no more than 3 years from admission or subsequent declaration to meet the requirements listed below. If certification, accreditation or statutory requirements change and additional requirements become effective during this time, the new requirements take precedence.
|EDU 202||Introduction to Education||3|
|EDU 315||Psychology and Education of the Exceptional Child||3|
|EDU 370||Behavior Management||3|
|Choose 1 of the following:|
|EDU 150||Psychological Development for Children & Adolescents for Educators||3|
|or EDU 308||Multicultural Education|
|or EDU 352||Mild/Moderate Disabilities: Law, Characteristics, and IEPs|
|or EDU 357||Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education: Curriculum Development|
|Total Credit Hours||12|
- A grade of C or higher in all courses
- Admission to the Education Department and EDU 203 Participation in Teaching I prerequisites will be waived for microcredential courses.
- Earn a minimum of 9 credit hours (transfer coursework will not be accepted).
- Earn a GPA of at least 2.0 in the required coursework.
- Transfer coursework will not be accepted for a microcredential.
- Degree-seeking students cannot earn a microcredential in the same area as their major, emphasis, or concentration.
- Degree-seeking students must earn a minimum of 3 credit hours beyond their major, emphasis, concentration, and general studies requirements.
- Participate in required departmental and campus-wide assessments.