Special Education Certificate

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The Early Childhood Special Education Certificate focuses on working with children from infancy through middle childhood in diverse learning environments.

Course work includes childhood growth and development, guidance of children, causes, expressions, prevention and management of challenging behaviors as well as definition, characteristics, assessment, educational strategies, inclusion, family involvement, and services for children with developmental delays.

Students who complete these courses are eligible to earn a certificate in Special Education.  The Special Education certificate will better prepare the student to provide early childhood educational services to special needs populations.

First Semester

EDU 144
3 Credit Hour(s)
EDU 145
3 Credit Hour(s)
EDU 146
3 Credit Hour(s)

Second Semester

EDU 248
3 Credit Hour(s)
EDU 154
3 Credit Hour(s)

Third Semester

EDU 221
3 Credit Hour(s)

Curriculum is based on the 2015-16 catalog.

  • 18 Total Credit Hours Required