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2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Special Education: Severe Emphasis/Elementary Education Composite - BA, BS


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Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation

Special Education (Severe)/Elementary Education Composite - BA, 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.
  • Students following the recommended schedule listed below should be able to complete degree requirements in four years (eight semesters). 

 

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   2         3  
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     MATH 2020: Euclidean Geometry and Statistics for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)   3    
MATH 1051: Classical Algebra for Teachers (QL)  or MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)  

4  or 4  

  Breadth Creative Arts (BCA) Course   3  
HDFS 1500: Human Development Across the Lifespan (BSS)   3         3  
   3   TEAL 3000: Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education (CI)   3    
      TEAL 3002: Foundations Practicum   1    
Comments

 

Comments

Get ready to apply fall semester for Special Education major.  Check with advisor regarding deadlines and requirements.

Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

PHYS 1200: Introduction to Physics by Hands-on Exploration (BPS)   4     Depth Science (DSC)  or Depth Social Science (DSS)  course 3  
ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3     Arts Methods Course 3 See Advisor
MATH 2010: Algebraic Thinking & Number Sense for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)    3     SPED 5040: Foundations of Effective Assessment and Instructional Practices     3    
TEAL 3660: Educational Psychology for Teachers   2     SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities   2    
ELED 3100: Classroom Reading Instruction   3     ELED 4030: Teaching Language Arts (CI)   2    
 Arts Methods 2-3 See advisor ELED 4032: Teaching Language Arts Practicum   1    
      ELED 4040: Reading Assessment and Intervention (CI)   2    
      ELED 4042: Reading Assessment and Intervention Practicum   1    
Comments

Apply to ELED and SPED. Check with advisors for deadlines and requirements.

Comments

 

Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ELED 4061: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics I: Rational Numbers, Operations, and Proportional Reasoning   3     SPED 5050: Applied Behavioral Analysis 2: Applications   3    
SPED 5010: Applied Behavioral Analysis 1: Principles, Assessment, and Analysis (QI)   3     SPED 5060: Consulting with Parents and Teachers   3    
SPED 5070: Policies and Procedures in Special Education   1-3   Enroll in 3 credits SPED 5520: Curriculum for Secondary-Level Students with Severe Disabilities   3    
SPED 5310: Teaching Reading and Language Arts to Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities   2-4   Enroll in 2 credits SPED 5530: Technology for Teaching Exceptional Learners   2-3   Enroll in 3 credits
SPED 5510: Curriculum for Students with Severe Disabilities   2-4   Enroll in 2 credits SPED 5610: Practicum: Instruction in Daily Living Skills   4    
SPED 5540: Assessment of Persons with Severe Disabilities   2     Breadth Creative Arts (BCA) Course   3  
SPED 5600: Practicum: Instruction in Academic Skills   3          
Comments

Must be admitted to SPED to take the SPED classes.

Comments

Must be admitted to SPED to take the SPED classes.

Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ELED 4000: Teaching Science and Practicum Level III     3     ELED 5150: Student Teaching: Elementary     3-9    
ELED 4050: Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School     2     SPED 5210: Student Teaching in Special Education: Dual Majors (CI)   3-15   Enroll in 9 credits
ELED 4062: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics II: Number, Operations, and Algebraic Reasoning   2     ELED 5250: Elementary Education Student Teaching Seminar   3    
ELED 4056: Elementary Content Practicum   3          
TEAL 5710: Instruction for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners   3          
TEAL 5080: Integrating Arts into Academic Learning   3          
Comments

Apply to SPED and ELED for student teaching.

Apply for graduation.

Comments

 

 

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