Degree or Program Details

Secondary Education Special Education Major

Students majoring in elementary education must maintain a grade point average of 2.70 or greater with no grade below a “C” in the professional education sequence, the major and/or minor and required cognates combined.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 137

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 30
Core 16
Choose one of the following specialty areas: 14
A. Cognitive Impairments 
B. Emotional Impairment 

Planned Program 35
Psychology Requirement 16
Note: Add PY 355 for special education psychology minor. This minor is not approved as a teaching minor. 

Teaching Minor, minimum 24

Professional Education 12
Note: Students who elect to complete majors in both specialty areas must student teach in emotional impairment and cognitive impairment.