Core Courses (24 credit hours)
SPE 126 (3): Introduction to Special Education (C grade or better required)
SPE 322 * (6): Curriculum and Instruction for Students with Special Needs
SPE 323 *(3): Classroom Management for Students with Special Needs
SPE 324 *(6): Special Education Classroom-Based Assessment (field experience)
SPE 570(3): Career Development and Transition
SPE 550(3): Teaching Culturally Diverse Students
Professional Sequence (9 credit hours)
SPE 519 *(3): Teaching the Student with Mild Cognitive Impairment
SPE 521 *(3): Teaching the Student with Moderate to Severe Cognitive Impairment
SPE 522 *(3): Field Experience-Cognitive Impairment **
Professional Education (6 credit hours)
SPE 458(6): Special Education Student Teaching: Cognitive Impairment **
*These are courses which require a C+ or better.
**Prior application and approval required a semester prior to course registration. For SPE 522 and SPE 458 information and application deadlines call (989) 774-3205.
Special Education Student Teaching: Cognitive Impairment (SPE 458, 6 hours) for 10 weeks is required. To apply for student teaching you must attend a meeting a semester prior to student teaching. The meetings are held the first Thursday of the Fall and Spring semesters. Seminars are not required for student teaching, but attendance/communication with the university supervisor is recommended.