Curriculum

The special education certificate of completion program consists of four special education courses, including one independent research course that allows students to explore their professional areas of interest.

Introductory Coursework (7 credits):
Course Title Credits
SPED 545 Introduction to the Exceptional Child 4
SPED 552 Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom 3
Elective Coursework (choose one - 4 credits):
SPED 565 Specific Learning Disabilities: Identification, Instruction and Assessment (LD) 4
SPED 566 Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) 4
Capstone Project (1 credit):
SPED 567 Certificate Capstone: Independent Research in Special Education 1

Courses and curriculum requirements are subject to change.