Education - Special Education Dual Endorsement with Elementary Education or Secondary Education, Bachelor of Science

This program is designed for candidates preparing for careers serving children and youth with disabilities. This program is part of the educator preparation program at either the elementary or secondary level. In the educator preparation program candidates must complete a dual endorsement in special education and elementary or secondary education. The preparation meets or exceeds the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) initial level special educator preparation standards for special education teachers.

Contact

512 Roskens Hall
6005 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182-0054
402.554.2201

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Elementary (K-6) Requirements

Elementary (K-6) candidates are required to take the following special education courses in addition to the course work required for elementary education:

Courses Required for Major (core curriculum)
SPED 1500INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION3
SPED 3020DATA COLLECTION TECHNIQUE: ROLE IN TEACHING LEARNING PROCESS3
SPED 4000PRACTICUM IN SPECIAL EDUCATION3
SPED/COUN 4010MENTAL HEALTH IN SCHOOLS: RISK FACTORS AND INTERVENTIONS3
SPED 4150LETERACY ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES3
SPED 4230LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND DISORDERS FOR TEACHERS3
SPED 4640METHODS AND MATERIALS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION3
SPED 4710INTERACTIONS AND COLLABORATION3
SPED 4700CLINICAL PRACTICE IN SPECIAL EDUCATION6
OR
SPED 4720CLINICAL PRACTICE IN SPECIAL EDUCATION12
SPED 4800SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH3
SPED 4810BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONS AND SUPPORTS3
Total Credits48

Secondary (7-12) Requirements

Secondary (7-12) candidates are required to take the following special education courses in addition to the coursework required for secondary education:

Courses Required for Major (Core Curriculum)
SPED 1500INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION3
SPED 3020DATA COLLECTION TECHNIQUE: ROLE IN TEACHING LEARNING PROCESS3
SPED 4000PRACTICUM IN SPECIAL EDUCATION3
SPED/COUN 4010MENTAL HEALTH IN SCHOOLS: RISK FACTORS AND INTERVENTIONS3
SPED 4150LETERACY ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES3
SPED 4230LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND DISORDERS FOR TEACHERS3
SPED 4640METHODS AND MATERIALS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION3
SPED 4650TRANSITION PLANNING3
SPED 4710INTERACTIONS AND COLLABORATION3
SPED 4700CLINICAL PRACTICE IN SPECIAL EDUCATION6
OR
SPED 4720CLINICAL PRACTICE IN SPECIAL EDUCATION12
SPED 4800SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH3
SPED 4810BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONS AND SUPPORTS3
Total Credits51