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Bachelor of Science in Education
Special Education Teaching Major Interventionist
K-­8 2017-2018

AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY - Office of Teacher Licensure

Governor

Program Contact Information:

Dr. Moniqueka Gold
goldm@apsu.edu
931.22.7518

 

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Praxis II Required Testing: Test Code 5543 Special Education Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications, (minimum score 158), & Test Code 5203 Teaching Reading:   5018 Elementary Education:  Content Knowledge  (minimum score 162).


LIBERAL ARTS CORE: (42 hours)


APSU 1000 Liberal Arts (1)

Communications: (9 hours)

Engl 1010 Composition I (3)

Engl 1020 Composition II (3)

Comm 1010 Public Speaking (3)

Humanities: (9 hours)

Eng 2030 Traditions in Literature (3)

Mus 1030 Music Appreciation (3) OR 2030 World Music (3)

Art 1035 Introduction to Art (3) OR Thea 1030 Introduction to Theatre (3)

Social Science: (6 hours)

Geography 1010, 1020 OR 1030 (3)

HHP 1250 Wellness Concepts (3)

History: (6 hours)

Hist 2010 American History I (3)

Hist 2020 American History II (3)

Mathematics: (3 hours)

Math 1420 Structures of Math II (3) 

Science: (8 hours)

Biol 1010 OR 1020 General Biology (4)

Chem/Phys 1710 (4)

Geol 1040 OR 1050 (4)

Astr 1010 OR 1020 (4) 

SPECIAL EDUCATION MAJOR: (51 hours)

Take Courses as a Group (Milestone II Required)

Sped 4340 Effective Inclusion Strategies (3)

Math 4100 Teaching Math in K-3 (3)

Rdg 4010 Teaching the Language Arts: K-­‐6 (3)

Rdg 4020 Teaching Reading: K-­‐3 (3)

Sped 3350 Diagnostic Assessment (3)

Sped 4390 Assistive Technology (3)

Pre-­Residency (Milestone II Required)

Sped 3360 Characteristics-­‐Gifted Education (3)

Sped 3300 Characteristics of Mild/Moderate (3)

Sped 3200 Introduction to Autism (3)

Educ 4440 Learning Theories (3)

Educ 4270 Evaluation and Assessment (3)

Ling 4050 English Grammar and Usage (3)

Residency I

Sped 4330 Behavior Management (3)

Educ 4080 is taken with this block of classes (3)

Educ 4160 is taken with this block of classes (3)

Math 4150 Teaching Mathematics 4-­‐6 (3)    

RDG 4030 Literacy in Upper Grades (3)

Residency II

Educ 4510 – Student Teaching (5)

Educ 4610 – Student Teaching (5)

Educ 4950 – Student Teaching Seminar (2)

Additional Requirements for Licensure and Graduation: (9)

Math 1410 Structures of Math I (3)

Math 1550 Statistics and Probability K-­‐8 (3)   

Rdg 4050 Children’s Literature (3)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION MINOR: (23 hours)

Educ 2100 Foundations of Education (2)

Educ 3040 Instructional Technology (3)

Educ 3070 Instructional Strategies (3)

Educ 4080 Classroom Management (3)*

Educ 4160 Teaching Diverse Students (3)*

Educ 4440 Theories of Learning (3)*

Sped 2300 Introduction to Special Education (3)

Total Credit Hours: 125 hrs

NOTE: Successful completion of Milestones I, II, III, and IV are required for teacher licensure programs. Milestone assessment criteria is available at http://www.apsu.edu/educ.