Early Childhood Education Special Education

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Minor: Early Childhood Special Education

Degree Applicability: Bachelor of Science in Education with a major in either in Early Childhood Education (stand alone) or Early Childhood/Elementary Education (combined) or Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Professional Studies with a major in either Child Development or General Studies in Learning.

  • ECSP 403/503 Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education: Seminar and Field Experience
  • ECSP 413/513 Teaching Young Children with Disabilities: Seminar and Field Experience
  • ECSP 423/523* Family Engagement and Partnership with the Young or Exceptional Child: Seminar and Field Experience (includes Pre-K field experience) (first offering FA-15/replaces HUED 433/533)
  • ECSP 433/533* Assistive Technology and Augmentive Communication: Seminar and Field Experience (first offering FA-15)
  • EDSP 413/5131 Language Development and Disorders of the Exceptional Child
  • EDSP 463/5631 Individual Diagnostics and Classroom Assessment
  • HUED 433/5331 Theories and Techniques of Counseling Students and Their Families (replaced by ECSP 423/523 effective FA-15)
  • ECED 363* Family and Community Resources
  • ECED 373* Health, Nutrition, and Safety of the Young Child
  • ECED 443/543* Diagnostic Procedures
  • ETOP 423/523* Classroom and Behavior Management

Total hours required for minor: 18-30 hours*

*Note: There is an overlap of four-six courses with the majors in Early Childhood, Child Development, and General Studies in Learning.