2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 01, 2020  
2010-2011 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

1Arts and Humanities  Elective* 3
1Cultures and Civilizations  Electives* (non-US history) 6
ENGL 101 *, ENGL 102 * 6
7General Elective 3
1Quantitative Reasoning  Electives* 6
1Social Sciences  Electives* 6
   

Second Year

 
CMST 210 * or CMST 240 * or course with Communicating Orally  (OC) designation 3
EI 223 , EI 226  6
EDPY 210  3
7General Elective 2-3
LING 200  3
5Biological Science Elective* 3-4
6Physical Science Elective* 3-4
PHIL 241 *, PHIL 243 *, PHIL 246 *, or PHIL 290 * 3
AUSP 303  3
   

Third Year

 
EDDE 419 , EDDE 425  7
EI 431 , EI 432  6
2Educational Methods 6
REED 430  or REED 543 2-3
3Professional Elective 3
4INSC 330  3
SPED 402  3
   

Fourth Year

 
EDPY 401  3
TPTE 486  3
EDDE 410 , EDDE 415 , EDDE 416  9
AUSP 494  3
3Professional Electives 9
EI 435  3
   
 

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. Students must also obtain an intermediate rating level on the Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) prior to beginning the professional year in order to be placed in a signing environment.

   
 

Hours Credit

TPTE 574 2
TPTE 575 12
TPTE 591 4
EDDE 528, 529 6
   
 

Graduate Total 24

   

* Meets University General Education Requirement .

1Select courses from the University General Education list.

2See 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.

3See 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.)

4Students obtaining a general education license in middle grades or secondary education may substitute with a content area class or an educational methods course.

5Biological Science Elective: ANTH 110 ; BIOL 101 , BIOL 102 , BIOL 111 , BIOL 112 , BIOL 130 , BIOL 140 ; EPP 201 ; MICR 210 .

6Physical Science Elective: ASTR 151 , ASTR 152 , ASTR 161 , ASTR 162 , ASTR 217 , ASTR 218 ; CHEM 100 , CHEM 110 , CHEM 120 , CHEM 130 , CHEM 128 , CHEM 138 ; GEOG 131 , GEOG 132 ; GEOL 101 , GEOL 102 , GEOL 103 , GEOL 107 , GEOL 108 , GEOL 201 , GEOL 202 , GEOL 203 , GEOL 205 , GEOL 207 , GEOL 208 ; PHYS 101 , PHYS 102 , PHYS 135 , PHYS 136 , PHYS 137 , PHYS 138 , PHYS 161 , PHYS 221 , PHYS 222 , PHYS 231 , PHYS 232 .

7Select any course not already required for the major. See advisor for recommended electives.

 

Educational Methods

ELED 422 ; ENED 459 , 507, 508, 509, 543, 590; MEDU 485 , 543; REED 461 , 540, 543; SCED 496 , 543, 565, 596; SSCE 454 , 543; TPTE 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 the English department at the 300+ level.
  • Mathematics - MATH 241  or MATH 251 , MATH 300  or MATH 401, 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, botany, ecology and evolutionary biology, or microbiology at the 300+ level.
  • Natural Sciences (Chemistry) - 15 credits of courses from the chemistry department at the 200+ level, 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 , PHYS 250 , and 6 credits from the department of physics and astronomy at the 300+ level.
  • Natural Sciences (Earth Science) - GEOL 101 , GEOL 102  or GEOL 103 , and 9 credits from the earth and planetary science department at the 200+ level. 
  • Social Science (Economics) - ECON 201 , ECON 311 , ECON 313  and 6 credits from the economics department at the 300+ level.
  • Social Science (Geography) - 15 credits from the geography department, including 9 credits at the 300+ level.
  • Social Science (Government) - POLS 101 , POLS 102 , and 12 credits from the political science department at the 300+ level.
  • Social Science (History) - HIST 221 , HIST 222 , HIST 241 , HIST 242 , and 6 credits from the history department at the 300+ level to include a course in world history.
  • Social Science (Psychology) - PSYC 110  and 15 credits from the psychology department at the 300+ level.
  • Social Science (Sociology) - SOCI 110  or SOCI 120 , SOCI 321 , SOCI 331 , and 9 credits from the sociology department at the 300+ level.

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 courses from the English department.
  • Mathematics - Choose courses from the mathematics department.
  • Science - Choose courses from the departments of biology, chemistry, earth and planetary sciences, and physics and astronomy.
  • Social Science - Choose courses from the departments of 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.