Rhode Island College

2016-2017 Catalog


Special Education B.S.—with Concentration in Severe Intellectual Disabilities (SID), Ages Three to Twenty-One

OPEN ONLY TO STUDENTS MAJORING IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, MIDDLE GRADES EDUCATION (any content area), or SECONDARY EDUCATION (any content area).

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
SPED 300Introduction to the Characteristics and Education of Children and Youth with Disabilities

4

Fall, Spring.
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 435Assessment/Instruction: Young Students with SID

4

Fall.
SPED 436Assessment/Instruction: Older Students with SID

4

Spring.
SPED 437Student Teaching in SID

8-10

Fall, Spring.
SPED 438Student Teaching Seminar: SID

2

Fall, Spring.

Note: SPED 437: For students seeking dual certification in Mild/Moderate and SID, this will be an 8 credit course, otherwise this is a 10 credit course.

Total Credit Hours: 33-35

Note: Additional coursework may be needed for this major.