2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education (A.S.) - L

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Minimum required credits for the program: 40

Students majoring in the Associate of Science in Special Education program are required to take MAT-1060 (Problem Solving with Mathematics) and MAT-2010 (Number Systems) as their Mathematics General Education Core Curriculum requirements.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students in Education programs gain both an understanding of the discipline of education and a practical grasp of effective professional practice. Connecting these two realms provides a foundation for achieving the department’s objectives for each student, including:

  1. the use of academic study in the formation of content-specific professional knowledge,
  2. the use of practitioner inquiry to design effective pedagogical strategies,
  3. the use of critical theory to confidently serve as a progressive colleague and advocate, and
  4. the use of transformative reflection in pursuit of continuous personal growth.

Core: (34 credits)

In addition to courses below, 3 credits of electives in Education or Special Education - Assessment, Instruction, or Management of students (approved by advisor).

Unrestricted Electives: (6 credits)

Unrestricted electives for 6 credits (examples:  PSY 3050 Child Development; SOC 2040 Race, Ethnicity, Class and Gender; Divisional Choice courses; Education/Special Education electives)

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