The required curriculum for the special education major comprises a 60 semester credit sequence of courses intended to be taken consecutively throughout the calendar year. ENGL 225R, or an equivalent transfer, is a program prerequisite and must be completed before taking the below courses.
All curriculum has been approved by the MN PELSB and meets MN K-12 ABS license standards.
|SPED 405||Introduction to Special Education||2|
|SPED 408||Introduction to Academic Instruction and Behavior Management for Exceptional Learners||3|
|SPED 420||Reading Foundations||3|
|SPED 421||Reading Field Experience||1|
|EDUC 321||Foundations in Education||3|
|EDUC 324||Educational Psychology||4|
|SPED 410||Norm Reference Assessment||4|
|SPED 470||Assessment Field Experience||1|
|SPED 455||Classroom-based Assessment||3|
|SPED 425||Programming and Planning||3|
|EDUC 395||School-wide Systems Field Experience||1|
|EDUC 326||General Methods of Instruction||3|
|SPED 418||Foundations of Instructional Strategies for Students with Mild-Moderate Disabilities||4|
|SPED 473||ABS Field Experience||1|
|SPED 400||Characteristics of Mild-Moderate Disabilities||3|
|EDUC 363||Educational Equity||3|
|EDUC 368||Classroom Technology||2|
|SPED 431||Responsive Instruction, Intervention and Assessment||3|
|SPED 441||Introduction to Behavioral Methods & Mental Health for Mild-Moderate Needs||3|
|SPED 475||Consultation, Collaboration, and Resources||3|
|EDUC 451||Special Education Teaching Seminar 1||3|
|SPED 480H||Student Teaching - Academic Behavioral Strategist 1||4|
|Special Education Major Total||60|
|General Education, Core Distinctive, and Elective Courses 2||62|
Course must be taken for credit at Bethel.
Elective credits can include credits transferred from prior degrees and institutions.