Special Education

 

Dr. Laura Franklin

Casey Hurner

 

 

The Special Education Program is a collaborative and consultation based professional preparation program within the School of Education & Counseling. This program requires each preservice teacher to have completed a program of study in (1) General Education; (2) Professional Education; and (3) Special Education speciality studies. The Special Education Field Endorsement, being a teacher education program, is governed by all requirements established and set forth by the School of Education & Counseling.

 

*** All WSC Special Education majors must make application and be accepted into the WSC Teacher Education program in order to enroll in ANY 300 / 400 level professional education and/or Special Education coursework.

 

*** Students are required to meet and confer with his/her advisor EACH semester in order to enroll for classes..

 

 

FIELD ENDORSEMENT

 

                                     Special Education

                                (76 semester hours)

 

 

Professional Education Courses (36 hours)

 

EDU 150

Professional Education in a Diverse Society

3

EDU 250

Human Development and Cognition

3

EDU 275

Introduction to PK-12 Education

3

EDU 332 Development of Language Arts Elementary/Middle School 3

EDU 341

Intermediate Reading

3

EDU 430

Literacy Assessment

3

MAT 215 Math for Elementary School Teachers 3
CNA 451 Speech Pathology 3
SPD 458 Student Teaching & Seminar for Special Ed K-6 6

SPD 460

Student Teaching & Seminar for Special Ed 7-12

6

 

 Special Education (40 semester hours)

 

SPD 160

Introduction to Special Education

3

SPD 200

Implementation of Inclusive Content Learning Strategies

3

SPD 252

Foundations of K-6

3

SPD 253

Foundations of 7-12

3

SPD  300

Bias, Stereotype, & Prejudice in Education

3

SPD 301

Inclusive Practices for General and Special Educators

3

SPD 332

Special Education Law

3

SPD 352

Assessment, Evaluation and the IEP K-6

3

SPD 353

Assessment, Evaluation and the IEP 7-12

3

SPD 361

Clinical Experience-Special Education

3

SPD 435

Social/Emotional Development and Behavior Intervention K-6

3

SPD 436

Social/Emotional Development and Behavior Intervention 7-12

3

SPD 450

Seminar in Special Education

1

SPD 452

Consultation & Collaboration Seminar

3

 

 

SUBJECT ENDORSEMENTS

 

The following options must be completed in addition to an education field endorsement, such as Elementary Education, Early Childhood Inclusive Education, Middle Level Education, etc. Special

Education is now an option for Secondary Education majors one of their two subject areas as well.

 

 

Special Education K-6 Subject Endorsement (31 hours)

 

 

SPD 160

Introduction to Special Education

3

SPD 200

Implementation of Inclusive Content Learning Strategies

3

SPD 252

Foundations of K-6

3

SPD 300

Bias, Stereotype, & Prejudice in Education

3

SPD 301

Inclusive Practices for General and Special Educators

3

SPD 332

Special Education Law

3

SPD 352

Assessment, Evaluation and the IEP K-6

3

SPD 361 Clinical Experience-Special Education 3
SPD 435 Social/Emotional Development and Behavior Intervention K-6 3
SPD 450 Seminar in Special Education 1
SPD 452 Consultation & Collaboration Seminar 3

 

 

 

Special Education 7-12 Subject Endorsement (31 hours)

 

 

SPD 160

Introduction to Special Education

3

SPD 200

Implementation of Inclusive Content Learning Strategies

3

SPD 253

Foundations of 7-12

3

SPD 300

Bias, Stereotype, & Prejudice in Education

3

SPD 301

Inclusive Practices for General and Special Educators

3

SPD 332

Special Education Law

3

SPD 353

Assessment, Evaluation and the IEP 7-12

3

SPD 361 Clinical Experience-Special Education 3
SPD 436 Social/Emotional Development and Behavior Intervention 7-12 3
SPD 450 Seminar in Special Education 1
SPD 452 Consultation & Collaboration Seminar 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

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