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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Special Education

Licensure Programs Leading to Multiple Endorsements



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Early Childhood Special Education/Early Childhood Education, Special Education/Elementary Education, and Special Education/Secondary Education 

Early Childhood Special Education and Early Childhood Education


Total Semester Hours Required for the Degree: 167 semester hours

Special Education Majors desiring to add the Early Childhood (Illinois) endorsement may do so by supplementing the Early Childhood Special Education Option with the aid of an academic advisor in the Department of Special Education.

Essentially this program may be accomplished as follows:

  • Scientific Awareness/Science: Must complete a Physics or Chemistry Course, and a GEO course (may be Geology or Earth Science, but may not be Geography) in addition to the required Biological Science course.
  • Must complete History of Illinois, HIS 3810, in addition to the 6 s.h. required Social Sciences coursework.
  • Complete 8 s.h. student teaching in an inclusive Early Childhood setting
  • 8 s.h. in Special Education, LBS I, with primary age learners.

Special Education and Elementary Education


Total Semester Hours Required for the Degree: 167 semester hours

Special Education majors desiring to add the Elementary (Illinois) endorsement may do so by supplementing the Standard Special option with the aid of an academic advisor in the Department of Special Education.

Essentially this program may be accomplished as follows:

  • MAT 1271 or MAT 4920 and MAT 2620 or MAT 2250G
  • Delete KSS 3000
  • Delete EDF 4550.
  • Add five (5) semester hours Scientific Awareness (1 must be Bio Science; 1 must be PHY or CHM; and 1 must be GEO—may be Geology or Earth Science, but may not be Geography)
  • Add HIS 3810 – History of Illinois. Credits: 3
  • Successfully complete the following courses: 

Special Education and Secondary Education


Total Semester Hours Required for the Degree: 163 semester hours

Special Education majors desiring to add high school endorsement may do so by supplementing the Standard Special option with the aid of an academic advisor in the Department of Special Education.

Essentially this program may be accomplished as follows:

  • Delete HST 3000, KSS 3000, CDS 2200, ELE 2050 and EDF 4550.
  • Successfully complete 32 sem. hrs. in an Academic Area from the list of Academic Areas which follows: Art, Mathematics, Music Education, Spanish, Career and Technical Education: Business Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, or Technology Education.
  • Methods courses, while required for licensure, cannot be included in the 32 semester hours.
  • Successfully complete the following courses:

Academic Areas


(All Areas Must Total 32 Semester Hours) - Methods courses cannot be used to meet the 32 semester hour requirement.

Students must take a minimum of 12 semester hours of upper-division coursework (3000 or 4000 level) in the chosen academic area.

Art


(K-12 Endorsement)

Career and Technical Education


Business Education


(High School Endorsement)

Students are required to take the following:

AND

Electives from Business, Career and Technical Education, or Management Information Systems to total a minimum of 32 semester hours.

Family and Consumer Sciences


(High School Endorsement)

Technology Education


(High School Endorsement)

AND

nine semester hours in a single technical area
(see footnote **)

AND

Electives from Applied Engineering & Technology to total a minimum of 32 semester hours.

Mathematics


(High School Endorsement)

Music Education


(K-12 Endorsement)

Total Semester Hours: 32

Methods Courses


Ensembles


*Major ensemble (MUS 0200, 0201, 0211, 0230, or 0231)
(two semesters) Credits: 2

Applied Study


(MUS 1110-1163 and/or MUS 2210-2263)
(four semesters) Credits: 4

Recital Attendance


Electives


Electives from Music to total a minimum of 32 semester hours.

Spanish


(K-12 Endorsement)

AND


Electives from Spanish to total a minimum of 32 semester hours
(See footnote ***)

Footnotes:


**Appropriate electives should be chosen in consultation with an advisor in the academic department.

***Student must consult with advisor in foreign languages to determine starting level and optional course work.

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