Admission Requirements for the Special Education Specialist
The individual applying for the Special Education Specialist Credential
Program may choose between a multiple subject route and single subject
route. Each route is outlined below:
- Course Requirements:
Multiple Subject Route - SPED 371; CAS 312, 325 A & B
or equivalent; & EDEL 315 A & B
Single Subject Route - SPED 371; EDSC 310; & EDSC 320
- Completion of General Education and no more than 6 units remaining
in the major. (Notice: One does not need to have graduated to
enter the credential program. We recommend the student complete
the entire major prior to entering the program.)
- Experience working with children.
- Completed application to the credential program including faculty
recommendations, autobiography, TB clearance and background check.
- Application Sequence:
Take EDEL 315A&B in fall term ---> Apply by February
28th ---> Enter Credential Program in the fall
Take EDEL 315A&B in spring or summer term ---> Apply
by September 30th ---> Enter Credential Program in the spring
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to Teacher Education page.