University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 2000-2001 Undergraduate Catalog

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DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION

Phone: 262-472-1106
E-Mail: specialed@uwwvax.uww.edu

Faculty: Nancy Amacher, Maureen Griffin, Nomsa Gwalla-Ogisi, Deborah Hall, Debra Heiss, Poonam Kumar, Richard Lombard (Chairperson), George Mischio, Paula Neville, Theresa Ochoa, Diane E. Ormsby, Ann Riall, Diana Rogers-Atkinson, Robin Warden.

Special Education prepares personnel to work with individuals who have a variety of disabilities. The program offers alternatives in preparing professional staff to serve different age groups ranging from infant/toddler/preschool through programs serving adolescents. Selection of sequences which emphasize varying degrees of disability from mild through severe profound are available.

MAJOR/EMPHASES

Students majoring in special education are expected to meet Departmental Continuation Standards. These standards are designed to provide a wide range of experiences with children and adolescents with exceptionalities. Fulfillment of these experiences is an avenue to test your own attitudes toward working with disabled persons, as well as providing a background to complement and make the academic program more relevant. Students who do not complete the standards will need to meet with their adviser to discuss their extent of involvement.

  1. You are expected to participate in a minimum of 20 hours of volunteer experience each semester with individuals with exceptionalities. Students enrolled in a special education course require such experiences during a specific semester, or are enrolled in directed teaching, are exempt from this standard. Assistance in locating an appropriate field experience site/program can be obtained from your adviser.
  2. Participation in a student organization/group serving those with exceptionalities or an education association is expected. Some of these organizations are: SCEC, SAS, ACE, Best Buddies, In Education, and SWEA.
  3. At least 15 credits of coursework in the Department of Special Education at this University is required prior to acceptance into Directed Teaching.
Writing Proficiency Requirement:
Requirement accomplished in several courses within the emphasis course sequence.
Grades of Incomplete, D or F in special education courses (prefix 480 or 489) must be removed before the student can enroll in 489-411 (A-H) Directed Teaching.

SPECIAL EDUCATION EARLY CHILDHOOD EMPHASIS (BSE)

LICENSURE - 37-38 CREDITS

  1. EDFD 423-222 OR 423-322
  2. EDFD 420-243 OR 420-445
  3. EDFD 424-424 AND C&I 432-361
  4. C&I 434-321 OR 434-462 OR 430-215 OR 430-222
  5. SPED 480-470 AND CMDS 510-355
  6. SPED 489-411G
  7. SELECT 6 CRED FROM COURSE SPED 489-210 AND 489-410
MAJOR - 46-50 CREDITS

  1. SPED 480-205, 480-336, 480-458, 480-426 AND 480-240
  2. SPED 480-320, 480-422, 480-423, 480-424, 480-461, 480-476, 480-323 AND 480-376
  3. SELECT 3 - 6 CRED AS NEEDED FROM COURSES SPED 480-355, 480-356, 480-364, C&I 430-350 AND 434-475
  4. SELECT 3 - 4 CRED FROM COURSES C&I 434-361, 430-215, 434-340 AND 430-425
  5. SELECT 3 CRED FROM COURSE 489-492 IN CONSULTATION WITH ADVISER

SPECIAL EDUCATION EMOTIONAL/BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS K-9 EMPHASIS (BSE)

LICENSURE - 39 CREDITS

  1. EDFD 423-212 OR 423-222 OR 423-481
  2. EDFD 420-243 OR 420-445
  3. C&I 432-460, 430-425, SPED 480-470, CMDS 510-355 AND LBMD 422-201
  4. SPED 489-411C
  5. EDFD 424-424 OR 424-425
  6. SELECT 6 CRED FROM COURSE SPED 489-210 AND 489-410
MAJOR - 36 CREDITS

  1. SPED 480-205, 480-336, 480-458, 480-406, 480-426 AND 480-466
  2. SPED 480-355, 480-462 AND 480-460
  3. SPED 480-471
  4. SPED 480-478
  5. SELECT 1 - 3 CRED FROM COURSE 489-492 IN CONSULTATION WITH ADVISER

SPECIAL EDUCATION EMOTIONAL/BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS 6-12 EMPHASIS (BSE)

LICENSURE - 39 CREDITS

  1. EDFD 423-212 OR 423-478 OR 423-481
  2. EDFD 420-243 OR 420-445
  3. C&I 432-460, SPED 480-470 AND LBMD 422-201
  4. C&I 430-425 OR 437-428
  5. SPED 489-411D
  6. CMDS 510-355
  7. SELECT 6 CRED FROM COURSE SPED 489-210 AND 489-410
  8. EDFD 424-424 OR 424-425
MAJOR - 36 CREDITS

  1. SPED 480-205, 480-336, 480-458, 480-406, 480-426 AND 480-466
  2. SPED 480-355, 480-462 AND 480-460
  3. SPED 480-472
  4. SPED 480-479
  5. SELECT 3 CRED FROM COURSE 489-492 CONSULTATION WITH ADVISER

SPECIAL EDUCATION LEARNING DISABILITIES K-9 EMPHASIS (BSE)

LICENSURE - 39 CREDITS

  1. EDFD 423-212 OR 423-222 OR 423-481
  2. EDFD 420-243 OR 420-445
  3. SPED 480-470, CMDS 510-355 AND LBMD 422-201
  4. SPED 489-411E
  5. C&I 432-460 AND 430-425
  6. EDFD 424-424 OR 424-425
  7. SELECT 6 CRED FROM COURSE SPED 489-210 AND 489-410
1ST MAJ - SPEC ED LRN DIS K-9 - 35 CREDITS

  1. SPED 480-205, 480-336, 480-458, 480-406, 480-426, 480-466 AND 480-481
  2. SPED 480-364, 480-462 AND C&I 437-466
  3. SPED 480-478
  4. SELECT 3 CRED FROM COURSE 489-492 IN CONSULTATION WITH ADVISER

SPECIAL EDUCATION LEARNING DISABILITIES 6-12 EMPHASIS (BSE)

LICENSURE - 39 CREDITS

  1. EDFD 423-212 OR 423-478 OR 423-481
  2. EDFD 420-243 OR 420-445
  3. SPED 480-470, CMDS 510-355 AND LBMD 422-201
  4. SPED 489-411F
  5. C&I 430-425 OR 437-428
  6. C&I 432-460 OR 437-466
  7. EDFD 424-424 OR 424-425
  8. SELECT 6 CRED FROM COURSE SPED 489-210 AND 489-410
1ST MAJ - SPEC ED LRN DS 6-12 - 35 CREDITS

  1. SPED 480-205, 480-336, 480-458, 480-406, 480-426, 480-466 AND 480-481
  2. SPED 480-364, 480-462 AND C&I 437-466
  3. SPED 480-479
  4. SELECT 3 CRED FROM COURSE 489-492 IN CONSULTATION WITH ADVISER

SPECIAL EDUCATION COGNITIVE DISABILITIES ELEMENTARY EMPHASIS (BSE)

LICENSURE - 42 CREDITS

  1. EDFD 420-243
  2. EDFD 423-222 OR 423 481
  3. LBMD 422-201, EDFD 424-424, C&I 430-425, 432-360, 432-461
  4. SPED 480-470 AND 489-411A
  5. SELECT 6 CRED FROM COURSE SPED 489-210 AND 489-410
  6. CMDS 510-355
MAJOR - 39 CREDITS

  1. SPED 480-205, 480-336, 480-458, 480-426, 480-466
  2. SPED 480-356, 480-376, 480-406, 480-457, 480-462, 480-465, 480-476 AND 489-492

SPECIAL EDUCATION COGNITIVE DISABILITIES SECONDARY EMPHASIS (BSE)

LICENSURE - 42 CREDITS

  1. EDFD 420-243
  2. EDFD 423-212 OR 423-478 OR 423-481
  3. LBMD 422-201, EDFD 424-425, C&I 430-425, 432-360, 432-461
  4. SPED 480-470 AND 489-411B
  5. SELECT 6 CRED FROM COURSE SPED 489-210 AND 489-410
  6. CMDS 510-355
MAJOR - 39 CREDITS

  1. SPED 480-205, 480-336, 480-458, 480-426, AND 480-466
  2. SPED 480-356, 480-376, 480-406, 480-459, 480-462, 480-465, 480-476 AND 489-492

MINOR

SPECIAL EDUCATION - NON-LICENSURE

MINOR - 24 CREDITS

  1. SPED 480-458, 480-426 AND 480-466
  2. SELECT 3 CRED FROM COURSE SPED 489-492
  3. SELECT 6 CRED FROM COURSES SPED 480-320, 480-355, 480-356 AND 480-364
  4. SELECT 6 CRED FROM COURSES SPED 480-240, 480-340, 480-323, 480-336, 480-406, 480-422, 480-423, 480-425, 480-428, 480-457, 480-459, 480-461, 480-462, 480-471, 480-472, 480-478, 480-479, 480-481
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