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Course Title: Education of the Exceptional Learner
Course ID: EDUC 260

This survey course is an introduction to exceptional learners and their education in grades P-12. Students gain a comprehensive understanding of the characteristics of people with special needs in special education settings. Students research and discuss complex issues related to compliance with state and federal education laws, such as Individual with Disabilities Educational Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as learn to navigate special education processes, such as referral, eligibility, re-evaluation, and IEPs. This course requires a 15-hour special education field experience component. Lecture 3 hours per week.

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Spring, Summer, Fall

Prerequisites: EDUC 201 with a minimum letter grade of C

Corequisites: None

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