2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Psychology, Bachelor of Arts - Special Education General Curriculum K-12

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Major Requirements 36
Electives 6
Other Requirements 40
Total Credit Hours 122

Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
BIO 100 Biological Science 3
BIO 100L Biological Science Lab 1
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
CSC 150 Computer Literacy 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
HIS 102
United States History to 1865
or United States History Since 1865
3
MTH 103 Mathematics in General Education 3
MTH 102
Essentials of Algebra
or Intermediate Algebra
3
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
SCI 101 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 3
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
 Credits30
Second Year
FIA 201
Basic Art Appreciation
or Music Appreciation
3
EDU 201 Foundations of Education 3
PSY 210 Introduction to Psychology 3
PED 365 Adapted Physical Education 3
PSY 211 Basic Principles of Psychology 3
PSY 228 Developmental Psychology 3
PSY 270 Psychological Statistics 3
PSY 280 Abnormal Psychology 3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
PSY XXXPSY Elective 200-300 Level 3
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
 Credits31
Third Year
ENG 383 African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT 3
HIS 371 Modern African History & Cultures 1600-PRESENT 3
PSY 340 Psychology of the African-American 3
PSY 360 Experimental Psychology 3
PSY 381 Topics in Psychology 3
SPE 321 Characteristics, Medical & Legal Aspects in Special Education,Foundations, Characteristics, Medical & Legal Aspects in Special Education 3
SPE 332 Curriculum & Instructional Procedures in Teaching Students With Mild Disabilities 3
SPE 312 Educational Psychology & Behavior Management 3
SPE 344 Teaching Reading to Exceptional Learners 3
SED 420 Educational Technology 3
 Credits30
Fourth Year
SPE 440 Case Managment &collaboration Procedures,Collaboration Procedures 3
SPE 492 Assessments of Exceptional Students 3
EED 490 Diagnostic Reading 3
PSY XXXPSY Elective(s) 6
PSY 492 Psychology Seminar 3
SPE 499 Directed Teaching 12
 Credits30
 Total Credits121

Note: Students must pass Praxis I (or equivalent) and apply for admission to Teacher Education at the end of 60 hours.