Nov 19, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

Special Education: Birth to 5 Emphasis/Early Childhood Education Dual Major - BA, BS


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Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation

Special Education (Birth to 5)/Early Childhood Education Dual Major - BS

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  • For more information about Special Education and Rehabilitation , see the website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an academic advisor. Current students should also meet with an academic advisor and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is MATH 2020: Euclidean Geometry and Statistics for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)  

 

Admissions Requirements for Pre-Special Education Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 3.0 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ELED 1010: Orientation to Elementary Education   3     MATH 2010: Algebraic Thinking & Number Sense for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)    3    
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3      TEAL 3660: Educational Psychology for Teachers    2   
MATH 1051: Classical Algebra for Teachers (QL)  or MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)   4  or 4     Breadth Creative Arts (BCA) Course   3  
   3   PHYS 1200: Introduction to Physics by Hands-on Exploration (BPS)   4    
HDFS 1500: Human Development Across the Lifespan (BSS)   3     Arts methods course 2-3 See advisor for options
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

TEAL 3000: Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education (CI)   3     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)     3    
TEAL 3002: Foundations Practicum   1     MATH 2020: Euclidean Geometry and Statistics for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)   3    
Arts methods course 2-3 See advisor for options    3  
HDFS 2600: Seminar in Early Childhood Education   2     TEAL 5080: Integrating Arts into Academic Learning   3    
HDFS 2630: Practicum in Early Childhood Education   2-5   Enroll in 2 credits TEAL 5710: Instruction for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners   3    
SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities   2     ELED 3100: Classroom Reading Instruction   3    
Breadth Humanities (BHU) Course   3        
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ELED 4480: Early Childhood Education Kindergarten Through Grade 3   3     HDFS 4550: Preschool Methods and Curriculum   3    
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) , or Depth Social Sciences (DSS) ) 3   SPED 5040: Foundations of Effective Assessment and Instructional Practices   3    
ELED 4061: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics I: Rational Numbers, Operations, and Proportional Reasoning   3     ELED 4000: Teaching Science and Practicum Level III   3    
ELED 4030: Teaching Language Arts (CI)   2     ELED 4050: Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School   2    
ELED 4032 1   ELED 4062: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics II: Number, Operations, and Algebraic Reasoning   2    
ELED 4040: Reading Assessment and Intervention (CI)   2     ELED 4056 3  
ELED 4042 1        
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Apply for Special Education Major.

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SPED 5040 must be completed before fourth year.

Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

SPED 5010: Applied Behavioral Analysis 1: Principles, Assessment, and Analysis (QI)   3     SPED 5050: Applied Behavioral Analysis 2: Applications     3    
SPED 5070: Policies and Procedures in Special Education   1-3   Enroll in 3 credits SPED 5060: Consulting with Parents and Teachers   3    
SPED 5710: Young Children with Disabilities: Characteristics and Services   3     SPED 5530: Technology for Teaching Exceptional Learners   2-3   Enroll in 3 credits
SPED 5810: Seminar and Field Experiences with Infants and Families   3-4   Enroll in 4 credits SPED 5730: Intervention Strategies for Young Children with Disabilities   3    
SPED 5840: Practicum: Working with Young Children with Autism   1     SPED 5820: Preschool Practicum with Young Children with Disabilities in Community Environments   4    
SPED 5880: Assessment for Early Childhood Special Education   2          
Comments
Must be admitted to SPED to take SPED classes.
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Apply for student teaching.

Fifth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ELED 5150: Student Teaching: Elementary   3-9          
ELED 5250: Elementary Education Student Teaching Seminar     3          
SPED 5210: Student Teaching in Special Education: Dual Majors (CI)      3-15   Enroll in 9 credits      
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Preparation Anchor (11 Credits)


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