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Bachelor of Science in Education
Special Education - General Curriculum - Reading Concentration

Area A Essential Skills                                                  Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better) 
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses: 
MATH 1101/1111/1113/1125/1131

Area B Institutional Options                                        Required Hours: 4-5
COMM 1110 
Select two of the following courses: 
ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/LEAD 1705/LIBR 1105/POLS 2401/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts                                       Required Hours: 6 
Select one of the following humanities courses: 
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ PHIL 1105 
Select one of the following fine arts courses: ARTH 1100/ITDS 1145*/MUSC 1100/THEA 1100 
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology                               Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab: 
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/1305; BIOL 1215 (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225 (lab included); CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; ENVS 1105 (no lab); GEOL 1110 (no lab); GEOL 1112/1112L; GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/GEOL 1322; GEOL 225 (lab included); ITDS 1215 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above: 
CPSC 1105, CPSC 1301/1301L; MATH 1113; MATH 1125; MATH 1131; MATH 1132; MATH 1165; MATH 2125; PHIL 2115; STAT 1127

Area E Social Sciences                                                Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112 
Take the following course:
POLS 1101 
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/PHIL 2135/PSYC 1101/SOCI 1101 
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ENGL 2136/GEOG 1101/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156 

Wellness Requirement                                                Required Hours: 3
PELM 1205 
Select any one PE S course or MSAL 4419.

Area F Courses Related to Major                                   Required Hours: 18
EDUC 2110 Critical Issues in Education
EDUC 2120 Diversity in Educational Contexts
EDUC 2130 Exploring Learning and Teaching
SPED 2155 Nat/Charact of Mild/Mod Dis
SPED 2405 Classroom Practicum in Mild/Mod
SPED 2256 Intro to the Excep Learner in Gen Ed
Select one semester hour of advisor approved electives

Area G Program Requirements                               Required Hours: 60 hrs
SPED 2255 Comm Arts/Lang Dev for Child w/Dis.
SPED 4105 Tech Adapt. for Except. Learners
SPED 4225 Collaboration & Consultation
SPED 4236 Nat/Meth of Tchg Gifted Learners
SPED 4406 Teaching Practicum in Gifted
SPED 3215 Assessment and RX in Special Ed
SPED 3225 Teaching Math in Special Education
SPED 3275 Behavior Mgmt for Students w/Dis
SPED 4245 Meth/Materials in Mild & Mod
SPED 4407 Teaching Pract. In Mild/Mod Dis
SPED 4216 Teaching Soc. Stud. & Science
EDRG 3115 Basic Prep for Teaching Reading
EDRG 4219 Diag/Prescriptive Reading Inst.
EDRG 5115 Word Per. & Voc Dev in Grade 4-12
EDRG 5217U Teach Read & Writing in Grade 4-12
EDUF 4205 Integrating Technology

Student Teaching Experience
SPED 4485 Student Teaching                                  
EDUF 4115 Classroom Management                         

Total Hours Required: 123


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