Special Education (SPED)

300. Education of Exceptional Students (3) (F, W, S) Overview of the history and development of special education including causes, identification, characteristics, and interventions of various exceptionalities. (Prerequisite: EDU 200)

309. Theory and Practice with Students with Disabilities (3) (F, W) Organization of collaborative educational programs, diagnosis, curriculum development, and teaching methods for students with mild/moderate disabilities.  (Prerequisite: SPED 300, Pre or corequisite: EDU 312)

387. IEP Development: Assessment to Implementation (2) (F, S) Students will learn how to utilize evaluation data to plan, write and implement IEPs as required by IDEA. They will practice putting together quality and legal IEPs utilizing a case study approach. Students will also learn team building skills in working with families of children with special needs. (Pre or corequisite: SPED 309)