Elementary Education majors wishing to complete a minor in Special Education will follow the same curriculum as the program with three exceptions: (1) three courses will be added to the regular elementary education curriculum (TESP 320 Programs, Procedures and Issues in Special Education, TESP 360 Principles of Instruction in Special Education and TESP 350 Assessment in Special Education); (2) three courses replace elementary education courses (TESP 330 Behavior Strategies and Support, TESP 370 Technology Applications in Special Education and TESP 465 Directed Teacher: Special Education); and (3) one course is included in both the elementary education and the special education programs: TESP 302 Educating Exceptional Students. The total credit hours required for the TEAM Elementary Education program with a minor in Special Education is 136 credit hours.
Program Requirements Overview
General Education Coursework: 55 Credit Hours
Professional Studies: 9 Credit Hours
Major Courses (non-restricted): 21 Credit Hours
Major Courses (restricted to program admits): 37 Credit Hours
Student Teaching: 14 Credit Hours
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 136 Credit Hours