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2007-2008 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2007-2008 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Department of Special Education

Dual Certification Programs



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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


A student desiring dual endorsements on a State of Illinois Early Childhood certificate may do so by supplementing the Early Childhood Handicapped Special Education Option with the aid of an academic advisor in the Department of Special Education. Essentially, the dual endorsements may be accomplished as follows: In addition to all courses in the Early Childhood Handicapped Option, successfully complete:

  • 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


Any student desiring to earn the Elementary (K-9 Illinois) certificate in addition to the Standard Special (K-12 Illinois) certificate may do so by supplementing the Standard Special option with the aid of an academic advisor in the Department of Special Education.

Essentially the multiple certification may be accomplished as follows:

  • Delete ELE 2000.
  • Successfully complete a 15-semester-hour concentration from English, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, General Science, Mathematics, or Social Science. Six (6) sem. hrs. of upper-division work must be included.
  • Successfully complete the following courses:

Special Education and Secondary Education


Any student desiring to earn the High School (6-12 Illinois) certificate in addition to the Standard Special (K-12 Illinois) certificate may do so by supplementing the Standard Special option with the aid of an academic advisor in the Department of Special Education.

Essentially the multiple certification may be accomplished as follows:

  • Delete HST 3000, PED 3000, CDS 2200, ELE 2320 and ELE 2000.
  • Successfully complete 32 sem. hrs. in an Academic Area from the list of Academic Areas which follows: Art, Health Studies; Mathematics, Music Education, Spanish, Career and Technical Education: Business Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, or Technology Education.
  • Methods courses, while required for certification, 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.

Art


(Special K-12 Certificate)

Career and Technical Education


Business Education


(High School 6-12 Certificate)

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 6-12 Certificate)

AND


Electives from Family and Consumer Sciences to total a minimum of 32 semester hours.

Technology Education


(High School 6-12 Certificate)

AND


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

AND


Electives from Industrial Technology to total a minimum of 32 semester hours.

Health Studies


(High School 6-12 Certificate)

AND


Electives from at least two of the component areas designated in this catalog under the Health Studies Minor to total a minimum of 32 semester hours.

Mathematics


(High School 6-12 Certificate)

Music Education


(Special K-12 Certificate)

Total Semester Hours:  32

Spanish


(Special K-12 Certificate)

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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