Aug 24, 2019  
2019-20 Catalog 
    
2019-20 Catalog

EDUC 232 - Introduction To Special Education


Surveys the historical, philosophical, and legal foundations of special education. Topics include characteristics of learners with special needs and the programs that serve them under various laws, especially the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Emphasizes identification of students with exceptionalities and appropriate accommodations and modifications useful for educational planning in both regular and special education settings. Thirty hours of field experience required. Prerequisite(s): C or better in EDUC 231; concurrent enrollment in EDUC 233 recommended.
(PCS 1.1, 3 credit hours - 3 hours lecture, 0 hours lab)