Four-Year Plan

SPECIAL EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts
2014-2015 Catalog Year

Download the 2014-2015 Four Year Plan

This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

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
MTH1210: Math for Elementary Teachers 4 MTH1220: Math for Elementary Teachers II 4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4 ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4
HUM2100: Arts and the Human Experience 4 BIO2200: Humans and the Environment 4
NSM1400: Earth and Space Science 4 ENG1030: Grammar 4

Total Semester Hours     16 Total Semester Hours    16
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4
NSM2500: Integrated Math and Science for Teachers 4 SPED2120: Characteristics of Disibilities and Law 4
EDU2200: Standards and Foundations of Education 4 SPED2750: Clinical Immersion 1
SPED2200: Cognitive Development of Atypical Learners 4 HIS1210: American History II 4
SPED3510: Diversity ELL and SPED 4
Total Semester Hours     16 Total Semester Hours     17
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice 4 SPED3860: Psychoed- ESL Assessment 4
EDU3365: Reading/LA Primary Grades 4 SPED3610: Linguistics/Language Development 4
SPED3750: Proscoial and Problematic Behavior 4 SPED4620: Collaboration Models 4
SPED3815: Law Incidence Disabilities 4 SPED3550: Direct Instruction Methods 4
Total Semester Hours     16 Total Semester Hours     16
YEAR IV
SPED3350: Intro to Educational Research 4 SPED4750: Student Teaching 13
SPED4550: Reading Disorders 4 SPED4760: Student Teaching Seminar 2
SPED4610: Disorders/Writing 4
SPED4500: Math and Sciences Technology 4
Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  15

General Notes

  • Student must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • The last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.

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