2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 12, 2021  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education Major, BS in Education – Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Concentration


Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Education • Special Education Major • Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Concentration


   

First Year

Hours Credit

Arts and Humanities Elective* 3
Cultures and Civilizations Electives* (non-US history) 6
ENGL 101 *, ENGL 102 * 6
General Elective 3
Quantitative Reasoning Electives* 6
Social Sciences Electives* 6
   

Second Year

 
CMST 210 * or CMST 240 * or course with (OC) designation 3
EI 223 ,   6
  3
General Elective 2-3
  3
  3
Natural Sciences Electives* 7-8
 *,  *,  *, or  * 3
   

Third Year

 
 ,   7
 ,   6
1Educational Methods 6
HLTH 305  or HLTH 306  or   3
  2
2Professional Elective 3
SPED 402  3
   

Fourth Year

 
  3
  3
EDDE 410 , EDDE 415 , EDDE 416  9
AUSP 303 , AUSP 494  6
2Professional Electives 9
   
 

Undergraduate Total 120-122

   

The following courses are taken during the post-baccalaureate professional year. Students must apply to and be admitted by the Office of Graduate and International Admissions prior to registration.

   
 

Hours Credit

Education 574 2
Education 575 12
Education 591 4
Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing 528, 529 6
   
 

Graduate Total 24

   

* Meets University General Education Requirement .

1 See educational methods section or course options. Students must select the appropriate methods courses that meet the requirements for elementary, middle grades or secondary licensure. See advisor.

2 See professional electives section for course options. (Note: All students will obtain a deaf education license, K-12. Students will also obtain a general education license in elementary, middle grades or secondary education. Professional elective options vary by level of licensure.)

 

Educational Methods

ELED 422 ; ENED 459 , 507, 508, 509, 543, 590; MEDU 485 , 543; REED 461 , 540, 543; Science Education 543, 565, 596; SSCE 454 , 543; Theory and Practice in Teacher Education 542, 543.

Professional Electives

Students obtaining a secondary license in general education will choose 12 professional electives from a secondary education content area. (Note: Some content areas require more than 12 credits for completion. Refer to specific content area requirements below.)               

  • English - 15 credits from English at the 300 level or above.
  • Mathematics - MATH 241  or MATH 251 , MATH 300 , MATH 460 , MATH 423  or MATH 424 .
  • Natural Sciences (Biology) - BIOL 140 , BIOL 240 , BIOL 250 , and 6 credits from biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology, ecology and evolutionary biology, or microbiology at the 300 level or above.
  • Natural Sciences (Chemistry) - 15 credits of courses from chemistry at the 200 level or above, including CHEM 310 , CHEM 319 , and one course from CHEM 350 , CHEM 360 , CHEM 369 , CHEM 471 , CHEM 481 , CHEM 479 , CHEM 473 , and CHEM 483 .
  • Natural Sciences (Physics) - PHYS 135 , PHYS 136  and 6 credits from physics or astronomy at the 300 level or above.
  • Natural Sciences (Earth Science) - GEOL 101 , GEOL 102  or GEOL 103 , and 9 credits from geology at the 200 level or above. 
  • Social Science (Economics) - ECON 201 , ECON 311 , ECON 313  and 6 credits from economics at the 300 level or above.
  • Social Science (Geography) - 15 credits from geography, including 9 credits at the 300 level or above.
  • Social Science (Government) - POLS 101 , POLS 102 , and 12 credits from political science at the 300 level or above.
  • Social Science (History) - HIST 221 , HIST 222 , HIST 241 , HIST 242 , and 6 credits from history at the 300 level or above to include a course in world history.
  • Social Science (Psychology) - PSYC 110  and 15 credits from psychology at the 300 level or above.
  • Social Science (Sociology) - SOCI 110  or SOCI 120 , SOCI 321 , SOCI 331 , and 9 credits from sociology at the 300 level or above.

Students obtaining a middle grades 4-8 license in general education will choose 12 upper division (300-400) credits from a middle grades education content area. Content areas include:            

  • English - Choose English courses.
  • Mathematics - Choose mathematics courses.
  • Science - Choose courses from astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics.
  • Social Science - Choose courses from history, geography, political science, and economics.

Students obtaining an elementary K-6 license in general education will choose a collateral area and complete a total of 12 credit hours. Collateral areas are listed below. Check the Course Descriptions  for any prerequisites required for these courses.