Oct 26, 2020  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog

Special Education (Comprehensive), B.S.


Elementary and Special Education  
615-898-2321
Tom Black, program coordinator
Tom.Black@mtsu.edu
 

The major in Special Education requires 120 semester hours including courses which satisfy the General Education requirements. It is designed to prepare teachers in special education and will meet the Tennessee requirements for initial licensure in Special Education Comprehensive Program, K-12 (for individuals with severe/profound disabilities). A grade of “C” is required.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Special Education (Comprehensive), B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 40 hours
Professional Education 39 hours
Auxiliary Courses 10 hours*
TOTAL 120-130 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If courses for this program are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the program of study may be completed in 120 hours.

General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following courses required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirement (79 hours)


Auxiliary Courses (10 hours)


The following fulfill licensure requirements and may also count in General Education:

Recommended Curriculum: Special Education (Comprehensive)


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 33 Hours


Subtotal: 26 Hours