The minor in special education is designed to prepare regular education teachers to meet the needs of children with special needs in their classrooms. This minor will also enable regular education teachers to earn a subsequent endorsement in special education K-21 provided they earn a minimum grade of C in each course and earn a passing score on the ILTS LBS1 Content Test.
|SPED-2120||Characteristics and Identification of Disabilities and the Law||4|
|SPED-3750||Prosocial Skills and Challenging Behaviors||4|
|SPED-3820||Psychological Assessment of Students with Disabilities||4|
|SPED-4550||Reading Disabilities Theory and Interventions||4|
|SPED-4620||Collaboration Models for Inclusion||4|
Regulations Governing Minors
- Minors at Aurora University are optional. They are not required for graduation.
- A minor shall comprise a minimum of 18 semester hours.
- At least 25% of the credits applied to a minor must be earned at AU.
- Each minor must be developed and monitored by an approved program committee of the faculty; new or substantially revised minors require the approval of the Board of Trustees based on recommendations from the program committee, the appropriate school/college governance bodies, the Academic Dean, appropriate university governance bodies, the Chief Academic Officer, and the President.
- Beyond the minimum coursework requirement, the content, structure, and extent of a minor are prerogatives of the individual program committees within the schools and colleges of the university, except as otherwise defined or restricted by the academic regulations.
- No “D” will apply toward minors.
- A maximum of four (4) semester hours of credit/no credit coursework will apply toward a minor.