Four-Year Plan

SPECIAL EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts
2013-2014 Catalog Year

Download the 2013-2014 Four Year Plan

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
IDS1600: Culture, Diversity, & Expression 4 ENG2010: Introduction to Research Writing 4
MTH1210: Math for Elementary Teachers I 3 MTH1220: Math for Elementary Teachers II 3
BIO2200: Humans and Environment (ONW) 4 HUM2100: Arts and the Human Experience (AP-B) 4
HIS1210: American History II (KO-B) 4 NSM1300: Earth Science (ONW) 4
ENG1030: Grammar 2
Total Semester Hours     16 Total Semester Hours    17
YEAR II
IDS2000: Wellness & Social Responsibility 4 EDU2260: Theories and Application K-12 4
NSM2500: Integrated Math & Sci for Teachers (ONW) 4 General Education Course (AP-A) 4
EDU2200: Standards and Foundations of Education 4 SPED2200: Cognitive Dev of Atypical Learners 3
SPED2120: Characteristics of Disabilities & Law 4 SPED2750: Clinical Immersion 1
SPED3510: Diversity ELL & SPED 3
Total Semester Hours     16 Total Semester Hours     15
YEAR III
EDU3365: Methods of Teaching Reading - Primary Grades 4 SPED4660: Direct Instruction Reading Methods 2
EDU 3250: Advanced Special Education Law 2 SPED3610: Linguistics & Language Devlp 3
SPED3350WI: Intro to Educational Research 3 SPED3860: Psychoed-ESL Assessment 4
SPED4500: Math and Sciences Tech 3 SPED3750: Prosocial and Problematic Behavior  3
PSY3350: Child and Adolescent Development (KO-A) 4
SPED3760: Functional Behavior Assessments 1
SPED3815: Low Incidence Disabilities 2
SPED3850: Assistive Technology 1
Total Semester Hours     16 Total Semester Hours     16
YEAR IV
SPED4620: Collaboration Models 4 SPED 4750: Student Teaching in SPED 15
EDU/SPED Elective 3

SPED4550: Reading Disorders 4
SPED4610: Disorders/Writing 4
Total Semester Hours  15 Total Semester Hours  15

Notes

  • Students must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • Last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at Aurora University, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
  • General Education abbreviations:
    • KO = Knowing Ourselves and Others A and B
    • ONW = Our Natural World
    • AP = Aesthetic and Philosophical Expression A and B

If you have questions about this major, contact Mary Lohrman in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.