The Exceptional Child and Legal Aspects of Special Education

This course is designed to provide a cross-categorical survey of knowledge concerning the identification, evaluation, education, learning characteristics, and academic/social needs of exceptional children and youth. Course content will review the categories of exceptional individuals in terms of mental, physical, and emotional characteristics. Major emphasis will be focused upon current trends, issues, legislation, and educational procedures as they relate to the integration of exceptional students in regular classroom settings. Prerequisites: EDU 103, EDU 108, EDU 210, and admission to the Education program. Field Experience required.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

Prerequisites:

  • EDU 103 - Introduction to Education
  • EDU 108 - Introduction to Teacher Education Concentrations
  • EDU 210 - Teaching and Learning I

Restrictions:

  • Must have admission to the Education program.
  • Field Experience required.

Last updated: 10/27/2020