Major, Bachelor of Science in Education Degree
Certification to teach cross-categorical disabilities K-12; severely developmentally disabled B-12; or early childhood special education Birth-Grade 3.
The graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Special Education will apply knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
- Understand how exceptionalities may interact with development and learning and use this knowledge to provide meaningful and challenging learning experiences for individuals with exceptionalities.
- Create safe, inclusive, culturally responsive learning environments so that individuals with exceptionalities become active and effective learners and develop emotional well-being, positive social interactions, and self-determination.
- Use knowledge of general and specialized curricula to individualize learning for individuals with exceptionalities.
- Use multiple methods of assessment and data-sources in making educational decisions.
- Select, adapt, and use a repertoire of evidence-based instructional strategies to advance learning of individuals with exceptionalities.
- Use foundational knowledge of the field and the their professional Ethical Principles and Practice Standards to inform special education practice, to engage in lifelong learning, and to advance the profession.
- Collaborate with families, other educators, related service providers, individuals with exceptionalities, and personnel from community agencies in culturally responsive ways to address the needs of individuals with exceptionalities across a range of learning experiences.
Special Education Major (Area 1: Cross-Categorical Disabilities), BSE (41-01784) (4 Year Guide)
Special Education Major (Area 2: Autism and Severe Disabilities), BSE (41-02784) (4 Year Guide)
Special Education Major (Area 3: Early Childhood Special Education), BSE (41-03784) (4 Year Guide)