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Program Structure

Special education coursework taken at Belmont is paired with strategically identified field and clinical placements that allow undergraduate students to observe the best practices in action, work alongside highly-effective mentor teachers in the field, and implement the methods and strategies learned about in coursework.
We hope that you will join us on this journey.  

Education Core Courses: 12 Hours

  • EDU 2100 Foundations of Education
  • EDU 2110 Educational Psychology - 3 Hours
  • EDU 2221 Child Development, Education, and Guidance - 3 Hours
  • EDU 3800 Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners in the Classroom - 3 Hours

Educational Professional Coursework: 36 Hours

  • EDU 3660 Instructional Practices in Special Education
  • EDU 1160 The Practice of Education Seminar I
  • EDU 2160 The Practice of Education Seminar II
  • EDU 3735 Specially Designed Instruction in Literacy
  • EDU 3745 Specially Designed Instruction in Mathematics
  • EDU 3160 The Practice of Education Seminar III
  • EDU 3530 Assessment for Decision Making
  • EDU 4765 Behavioral Interventions for Data-Based Decision Making
  • EDU 4150 Fundamentals of Instructional and Assistive Technology
  • EDU 3630 Communication and Collaboration in Special Education
  • EDU 3670 Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support
  • EDU 4416 Student Teaching SPED Interventionist, K-8
  • EDU 4110 Reflective Teaching