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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education, BSE (41-784) - Autism and Severe Disabilities Area (SE04) (odd year start plan) (4 Year Guide)

This guide is valid for this Undergraduate Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. The time it takes to complete a degree and the sequence in which courses are taken will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on placement in math and writing. See the current Undergraduate Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.

Suggested Schedule

Semester Total: 15-16 Hours

Semester Total: 16 Hours

Semester Total: 18 Hours

Semester Total: 14 Hours

(Successfully complete MoGEA exam by end of this semester)

Semester Total: 15 Hours

Semester Total: 15 Hours

Semester Total: 15-16 Hours

(All non-student teaching coursework and tests must be successfully completed by the end of this semester for enrollment in student teaching.)

Senior Year - Spring Semester

The courses listed for this semester constitute the professional education (student teaching) block. The student should not take any other courses during this semester.

Semester Total: 12 Hours

Special Education Major (Area 2: Autism and Severe Disabilities), BS in Ed. - 120 hours

  • * UNIV 1400  is a free choice elective and is highly recommended for academic success. If UNIV 1400  is chosen, 1 less hour of free choice electives will be needed.
  • ** With permission of advisor, students may substitute PSY 3220  for both PSY 2220  and PSY 4230 .
  • # These SDD courses (EDSP 4310 , EDSP 4330 , and EDSP 4350 ) are variably offered. Please contact your faculty advisor to make sure you are planning to take the courses in the appropriate semester to stay on track.
  • ## EDSP 4161  and NUR 4060  must be taken in the same semester.
  • 10 This course fulfills Competency 10 - Integration in the General Education program. The hours count in the major, not in general education.
  • The Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA) is an exam required of all Teacher Education students. Students must pass all areas of the MoGEA for admission to the Teacher Education Program. Students should take and successfully complete the MoGEA before completion of their sophomore year (60 earned hours). See your success advisor to discuss the classes needed to prepare for the exam.
  • Teacher Education candidates must take the appropriate Missouri Content Assessment (MoCA) for their certification area before they can student teach, and must pass it in order to be recommended for certification. Information and registration is available on the MEGA website: http://www.mo.nesinc.com/.
  • See www.ucmo.edu/cert for statement and information (including application) on admission to teacher education. Full admission is required before enrollment in professional education classes and student teaching. The application for student teaching is due approximately one year in advance.