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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education High Incidence Inclusion (K-12) Endorsable Minor

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This endorsable minor is designed for students in the Teacher Preparation Program wishing to add a special education endorsement. This minor has a high incidence focus (kindergarten through 12th grade) and is designed to provide the knowledge base needed to support an inclusive or cotaught elementary, middle school, or high school classroom.

Admission Requirements
Full admittance to the Teacher Preparation Program.

Graduation Requirements
Completion of all coursework and field experience hours with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Program Requirements
Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students/beginning special education professionals will be able to:

  • explain how exceptionalities may interact with development and learning and use this knowledge to provide individuals with exceptionalities with meaningful and challenging learning experiences;
  • create safe, inclusive, culturally responsive learning environments so that individuals with exceptionalities become active and effective learners and develop emotional well-being, positive social interactions, and self-determination;
  • individualize learning for individuals with exceptionalities by identifying general and specialized curricula;
  • make educational decisions with multiple methods of assessment and data sources;
  • identify a repertoire of evidence-based instructional strategies to advance the learning of individuals with exceptionalities;
  • implement special education practice, engage in lifelong learning, and advance the profession with a foundational knowledge of the field and their professional ethical principles and practice standards; and
  • collaborate with families, other educators, related service providers, individuals with exceptionalities, and personnel from community agencies in culturally responsive ways to address the needs of individuals with exceptionalities across a range of learning experiences.

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