Rhode Island College

2016-2017 Catalog


Special Education B.S.—with Concentration in Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Ages Three to Twenty-One*

OPEN ONLY TO STUDENTS MAJORING IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE DEAF STUDIES PROGRAM AT BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE. (*This Teaching Concentration is awaiting RIDE program approval. Anticipated start date is Fall 2017. Please check with the Program Coordinator Marie Lynch for the latest updates.)

Course Requirements

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
COMM 323Introduction to Audiology

3

Fall.
SPED 304Deaf Education: Introductory Concepts

3

Fall.
SPED 310Principles and Procedures of Behavior Management for Children and Youth with Disabilities

4

Fall, Spring.
SPED 311Language Development and Communication Problems of Children

3

Fall, Spring.
SPED 312Assessment Procedures for Children and Youth with Disabilities

4

Fall, Spring.
SPED 419Student Teaching in the Elementary School

8-10

Fall, Spring.
SPED 440Collaboration: Home, School, and Community

3

Fall, Spring.
SPED 444Deaf Education: Approaches with Younger Students

4

Fall.
SPED 445Deaf Education: Approaches with Older Students.

4

Spring.

Total Credit Hours: 36-38

Note: SPED 419: For students seeking dual certification in Mild/Moderate or SID, this will be an 8 credit course, otherwise this is a 10 credit course.

Note: Additional coursework may be needed for this major.