Apr 17, 2024  
2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education, B.S.


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 licensure in Special Education in either Modified Program, K–12 (for individuals with mild/moderate disabilities), or Comprehensive Program, K–12 (for individuals with severe/profound disabilities). A grade of “C” is required. Following are the program requirements:

3 credit hours from:


6 credit hours from:


Special Education Major Requirements


Professional Education


Special Education Guided Electives


Modified K–12 and comprehensive K–12


Enhanced Student Teaching


Comprehensive Program, K–12


Recommended Curriculum - Modified†


Freshman


Subtotal: 31-32 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30-31 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 25-27 Hours


NOTE:


*SPED 3010  and admission to teacher education are required before entering these courses.
**Students taking EESE 1010  and EESE 1011  will take a restricted elective by permission of instructor.
†Due to the number of changes in this program, it is highly recommended that students work with a special education advisor. An advisor will assist each student to assure that he/she meets both licensure and graduation requirements. Some classes are offered only once a year. It is important to see an advisor to make sure of class offerings for each semester.

Recommended Curriculum - Comprehensive†


Freshman


Subtotal: 31-32 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30-31 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 27-29 Hours


NOTE:


*SPED 3010  and admission to teacher education are required before entering these courses.
**Students taking EESE 1010  and EESE 1011  will take a restricted elective by permission of instructor.
†Due to the number of changes in this program, it is highly recommended that students work with a special education advisor. An advisor will assist each student to assure that he/she meets both licensure and graduation requirements. Some classes are offered only once a year. It is important to see an advisor to make sure of class offerings for each semester.