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Minor in Special Education


A minor in special education is available to students wishing to gain experience in working with special needs populations and learning more about the policies and procedures for serving these individuals in the public schools.

The 20-hour minor includes coursework in legislation and Exceptional Children procedures, IEP development, assessment in Special Education and strategies for achieving academic and behavioral success.  A practicum placement in the public schools is part of the Special Education minor requirements.

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