EDU 200◊ Introduction to Special Education

3 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/23/15

A survey course that presents the historical, philosophical and legal foundations of special education, as well as an overview of the characteristics of individuals with disabilities, the programs that serve them under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and the diversity of the populations of individuals with disabilities. Also included are current research, applicable laws, and assessment practices, program development, progress monitoring and transition planning. A field experience is required.

Prerequisite: ECE 110◊ or EDU 206

Lecture: 3 hours