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2005-06 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

College of Education

EEX 3012 Introduction to Special Education
Credits: 3.
This course provides an overview of special education focusing on the characteristics and definitions of disabilities, the referral process, and service delivery models. Information on the history of, legal basis for, contemporary issues in special education is included.

EEX 3062 Early Childhood Special Education Curriculum
Credits: 3.
Content knowledge in developing and implementing individualized educational programs for the pre-kindergarten child with disabilities, including developmentally appropriate curriculum; methods, interventions strategies, teaming approaches, inclusion and mainstreaming issues; and approaches and techniques for serving the child and the family.

EEX 3070 Teachers and Learners in the Inclusive School
Credits: 3; Prereq: junior or senior standing.
Characteristics of, identification of, and teaching practices for exceptional children who are in the mainstream of education. Designed for general education majors, both elementary and secondary.

EEX 3226 Assessment in Early Childhood Special Education
Credits: 3.
Use of informal and formal evaluation techniques to develop individualized educational programs for young children with disabilities and individualized family support plans for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. An emphasis is the implementation of a multidisciplinary team approach in the assessment of young children.

EEX 3257 Core Teaching Strategies
Credits: 3.
This course is designed to assist preservice teachers in developing instruction that provides diverse learners meaningful access to the school curriculum, and assist them in becoming self-regulated learners.

EEX 3312 Exceptional People in School and Society
Credits: 3.
Persons with disabilities and people from other diverse groups and the services they need from school and society for success. Consideration of the abilities, causes and educational implications. May not be taken in lieu of EDG 2701.

EEX 3616 Core Classroom Management Strategies
Credits: 3.
This course is designed to assist preservice teachers in learning classroom management strategies to enable them to develop a positive classroom community for students with disabilities and other diverse learners. They will learn organizational and management strategies to assist students in managing their behavior.

EEX 4064 Educational Programming for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities
Credits: 3.
This course provides an overview of issues, trends and best practices in the education of infants and toddlers who are at-risk or disabled (birth to three).

EEX 4754 Family Focused Involvement in Early Childhood Special Education
Credits: 3.
Professional skills in working with families of young children with disabilities, including understanding of family systems theory, assessing family strengths and needs, developing individual family support plans (IFSP) or individual educational plan (IEP), and enhancing communication and counseling skills. Understanding families from diverse cultures.

EEX 4790 Multicultural Issues in Early Childhood Special Education
Credits: 3.
Cultural and linguistic diversity among young children with disabilities and their families.

EEX 4812 Practicum in Early Childhood Special Education
Credits: 3.
Students will conduct informal assessments, will plan an intervention program, and will provide intervention to young children with disabilities.

EEX 4905 Individual Study
Credits: 1 to 6.
Open only to undergraduates who wish to study a problem in depth that relates to their preparation as special education teachers. The project must be approved and supervised by department faculty. (WR)

EPH 4033 Children and Youth with Multiple Disabilities
Credits: 1 to 3; Prereq: EDH or EMR majors only.
Educational procedures, programming strategies, and curriculum development required for developmentally young children and youth with multiple impairments including physical, visual, auditory, medical and behavioral problems.

General Education Categories

  • Composition (C)
  • Mathematical Sciences (M)
  • Humanities (H)
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (S)
  • Physical (P) and Biological (B) Sciences
  • International and Diversity focus (I)

Symbols Used in Course Descriptions

  • (WR) indicates the course satisfies the writing requirement.
    The Schedule of Courses lists the amount of writing credit per course section.
  • (MR) indicates the course satisfies the math requirement.
  • †† indicates the course may be taken on an S-U basis.