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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Dec 11, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Special Education Major, BS in Education – Interventionist and Comprehensive Special Education with Elementary Education Concentration (with Optional Endorsement in Early Childhood Education)


uTrack Requirements (for students entering Fall 2013 or later)

Universal Tracking (uTrack) is an academic monitoring system designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester known as milestones. Milestones include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA. uTrack requirements only affect full-time, degree-seeking students who first entered Fall 2013 or later. uTrack does not apply to transfer students who enter prior to Fall 2015.

Progression Requirements

Progression to the interventionist and comprehensive special education with elementary education (ELED) concentration requires a 2.7 cumulative GPA after a minimum of 45 semester hours of coursework. A Board of Admissions will meet once each fall and spring to review applications and conduct interviews with each applicant. Students admitted to the program must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 while in the program. Students must earn a grade of C or better in all teacher education courses. Students with less than a 2.7 GPA for two consecutive semesters will be dropped from the program. Students who fail to meet the standards for professional conduct during the course of their fieldwork will not be retained in the major.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Education – Special Education Major – Interventionist and Comprehensive Special Education with Elementary Education Concentration (with Optional Endorsement in Early Childhood Education)


Term 1 Hours Milestone Notes
1Biological Sciences with Lab Electives * 4 2.3 cumulative GPA
ENGL 101 * or ENGL 118  3  
2Quantitative Reasoning Elective * 3  
1Social Sciences Elective * 3  
3Unrestricted Elective 3  
Term 2
ENGL 102  3 Quantitative Reasoning Elective*
1Physical Science w/out Lab Elective * 3  
2Quantitative Reasoning Elective * 3  
1Social Sciences Elective * 3  
3Unrestricted Elective 3  
Term 3
EDPY 210  3 2.7 cumulative GPA
6Economics Elective 3 ENGL 102 
4Intermediate Foreign Language * 3  
5Non-U.S. History 3  
PHIL 252  3  
Term 47
4Intermediate Foreign Language * 3 Intermediate Foreign Language Elective*
5Non-U.S. History 3  
PHIL 244  3  
6Political Science Elective 3  
RSM 326   3  
Term 58
6Geography Elective 3 Two Natural Sciences Electives*
INSC 330   3  
REED 430   3  
SPED 402   3  
ETEC 486   3  
Term 6
ELED 351 , ELED 422   7 No milestones
EDPY 401   3  
SPED 325   1  
3Unrestricted Elective  3  
Term 7
SPED 419 , SPED 420 , SPED 430 , SPED 490   15 No milestones
Term 8
SPED 422 , SPED 432 , SPED 456 , SPED 459   15 No milestones
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 120  
POST-BACCALAUREATE PROFESSIONAL YEAR
Students must apply to and be admitted by the Graduate School prior to registration.
Term 9
ELED Course 3 No milestones
TPTE 574, TPTE 575 9  
Term 10
ELED Course 3 No milestones
TPTE 575, TPTE 591 9  
GRADUATE TOTAL 24  
* Meets University General Education Requirement .
NOTE: Optional early childhood special education licensure (requires ELED 445 , SPED 410 , and SPED 471 ).
1 Chosen from University General Education list .
2 Students are required to complete two math or statistics courses from the Quantitative Reasoning University General Education list .
3 Select any course not already required for the major.
4 Select six hours of the same foreign language at the intermediate level chosen from the University General Education list .
5 Two courses from AFST 235 *, AFST 236 *; HIEU 241 *, HIEU 242 *, HIEU 247 *, HIEU 248 *, HIST 261 *, HIST 262 *, HIST 267 *, HIST 268 *; LAC 251 *, LAC 252 *; MRST 201 *, MRST 202 *.
6 Select any course in the area specified not already required for the major.
7 Interview in term 4 due to course sequencing.
8 Must be admitted to teacher education program by the end of term 4; majority of remaining coursework is restricted.