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Special Education Mild/Moderate for Secondary Education Grades 6-12, Minor


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Total Hours Required for Minor: 18

The minor in Special Education Mild/Moderate for Secondary Education Grades 6-12 leads to add-on teacher certification. This minor is open only to those students pursuing a concentration in a secondary education subject area.

Teacher Education Requirements


In order to complete the add-on certification in Special Education Mild/Moderate to a Secondary Education Grades 6-12 teaching certificate, a candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Pass the Praxis Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications (#5543) with a score ≥ 153;
  • Pass the Praxis Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12 (#5624) with a score ≥ 157; and
  • Pass the core subject-specific examinations of the Praxis. Candidates must pass the content specialty examination(s) in the content area(s) in which they intend to teach:
Content Area Praxis Exam
Agriculture Agriculture (#5701)
Biology Biology: Content Knowledge (#5236)
Business Business Education: Content Knowledge (#5101)
Chemistry Chemistry: Content Knowledge (#5246)
Chinese Chinese (Mandarin): World Language (#5665)
English English Language Arts: Content and Analysis (#5039)
Environmental Science In lieu of exam, 31 hours in content area
French French: World Language (#5174)
Latin In lieu of exam, 31 hours in content area
Mathematics Mathematics: Content Knowledge (#5165)
Social Studies Social Studies: Content and Interpretation (#5086)
Spanish Spanish: World Language (#5195)

Term 1: Fall - 6 hours


Note:  SPED 336 requires 15 field experience hours.

Term 2: Spring - 3 hours


Note:  SPED 444 requires 20 field experience hours.

Term 3: Fall - 6 hours


Note:  SPED 403 requires 20 field experience hours, and SPED 445 requires 10 field experience hours.

Term 4: Spring - 3 hours


Note:  SPED 424 requires 20 field experience hours.

Note


Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses applied to the minor.

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