The minor in Special Education – High Incidence Disabilities provides undergraduate students with knowledge and experiences in special education focused on students with behavior and learning disabilities (e.g., learning disabilities, emotional disturbance, ADHD, speech and language disorders, mild intellectual disabilities). These disabilities are the most frequently represented areas of disabilities in schools today with students being served across a continuum of placements. Students will take courses from within the Department of Learning Sciences.
Students are required to complete EXC 4020 (Characteristics and Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities),
EXC 4140 (Issues of Diversity in Special Education in Urban Environments) and EXC 4760 (Special Topics in Special Education), along with nine credits of elective courses.
For complete degree requirements, visit the catalog.