Dec 13, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education and Human Development, Special Education BA

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The School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) offers a number of exciting and innovative undergraduate programs that prepare professionals to work with children, families and communities. SEHD prepares highly successful teachers within an innovative, rigorous and highly supported teacher education program. CU Denver prepares teachers to have deep content knowledge and a strong sense of connection to children and families in diverse communities; and, we provide our students with teaching tools drawn from cutting-edge research in teaching and learning.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program with a variety of delivery options for many of our courses including hybrid, evening, weekend and online courses.

Declaring This Major

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  • To declare this major, you may choose BA - Education on your application to CU Denver for new freshmen and transfers, or if you are currently a CU Denver student please contact the Undergraduate Advisor to set up an appointment to discuss the process.

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the three areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. Students must complete a total of 123 semester hours for the EDHD - Special Education Track
  2. Students must take the Praxis II Exam during their Junior year to complete licensure requirements.
  3. Application to the Senior professional year is required.
  4. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for all courses applying to EDHD - Special Education requirements.
  5. Students must complete and maintain a 3.0 minimum grade point average in Licensure coursework to complete licensure requirements. Please see an advisor for more information on this requirement.
  6. Transfer courses must be approved by faculty and/or advisor to apply to the major.

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