2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Special Education

S. Dieringer, Chairperson


The Department of Special Education prepares teachers to work with students with a variety of exceptional learning needs through our wide array of majors and minors. We offer degrees in deaf education, severe interventions, applied behavior analysis, mild interventions and early childhood special education The department also has two dual majors in conjunction with the Department of Elementary Education, a dual-major in mild interventions and elementary education, and another in early childhood and early childhood special education. Minors are available in applied behavior analysis, autism, deaf studies, early childhood special education, and American Sign Language (ASL). The ASL courses satisfy the Modern Language requirement.