Special Education Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The program in Special Education consists of university general education requirements (competency requirements and group requirements), the selection of an elementary grade band (PK-3 or 3-6), a major in cognitive impairment and a sequence of professional education courses, including two semester of student teaching (one semester in the general education classroom and one semester in the special education classroom). The policy of the College of Education is to provide teaching experiences in both an urban and a suburban settings.

The undergraduate program in Special Education with a major in Cognitive Impairment leads to a Michigan Elementary Standard Teaching Certificate for teaching children who are cognitively impaired in grades K-12 and Post-Education programs through the age of 26 years.

Concentrations

  • Cognitive Impairment

Course Requirements

This elementary and special education program consists of general education requirements (competency requirements and group requirements), the selection of an elementary grade band (PK-3 or 3-6), a major in cognitive impairment and a sequence of professional education courses, including two semester of student teaching (one semester in the general education classroom and one semester in the special education classroom). The policy of the College of Education is to provide teaching experiences in both urban and suburban settings.

Students are to follow the Special Education advising advising  for either the PK-3 or 3-6 grade band.

Curriculum

Students in this program complete an individualized plan of work with their advisor and the Special Education Advising Guide when they start their course work.

Accreditation

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The College of Education educator preparation programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).  

Contact

Primary Advisors in Academic Services

Last Names A-K
Shawntae Harris Mintline
Academic services officer III
313-577-1601
gs4241@wayne.edu
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Jeffrey Lisiecki

Academic services officer II
313-577-1601
gc2394@wayne.edu
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Teacher Education Division
Phone: 313-577-0902

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