Students seeking the major in Cross-Categorical Special Education must also have a major in Middle Childhood through Early Adolescent education or a content major and an Early Adolescence and Adolescence minor.
Current students: You should follow the official College Catalog from the year you entered Carthage and work with your advisors and the department chair to ensure all requirements are met.
Upon completion of the Cross-Categorical Special Education major, students are eligible for both licenses: Ages 6-12, and Ages 13-21. They must apply for both licenses to ensure that their certification will span grades 1-12 (ages 6-21) the Cross-Categorical Special Education major consists of the following courses:
1. Core courses for the major
EDU 2080 Instructional Technology for Exceptional Learners (4 cr.)
EDU 2120 Inclusion: Communication and Collaboration with Professionals, Families, and Communities (4 cr.)
EDU 3110 Comprehensive Assessment of Exceptional Learners (4 cr.)
EDU 4090 Methods for Teaching Elementary Level Exceptional Learners (4 cr.)
EDU 4100 Methods for Teaching Secondary Level Exceptional Learners (4 cr.)
EDU 4300 Collaboration Between General and Special Educators (2 cr.)