9: Curry School of Education

General Information | Teacher Education Degree Programs | Course Descriptions | Faculty

General Education | Professional Education Courses | Teaching Fields | Elementary Education Programs
Secondary Education Programs | Special Education Programs | Health and Physical Education Program
Sports Studies: Sports Medicine Program | Communication Disorders Program | Sample Programs
Elementary | Secondary | Physical Education with Health or Athletic Training Option
B.A.-M.T. in Special Education | B.S.Ed. in Communication Disorders | B.S.Ed. in Sports Medicine | General Electives

Special Education Programs

Programs in special education meet the guidelines of the Council for Exceptional Children and prepare teachers to work in at least two handicapping areas: behaviorally disordered, learning disabilities and/or mental retardation. Professional preparation for special education must include three credits each in the characteristics of two specific disabilities (behavioral disabilities, mental retardation or learning disabilities); credits in elementary education including reading and language arts, reading diagnostics, and children's literature; and in math: principles of curriculum and instruction for exceptional individuals, methodology for exceptional individuals, classroom management and psychoeducational assessment of exceptional individuals, and field experiences in teaching exceptional individuals.

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