Rhode Island College

2020-2021 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
ELED 202Teaching All Learners: Foundations and Strategies

4

Fall.
-Or-

SPED 202Teaching All Learners: Foundations and Strategies

4

Spring.
 

SPED 210Supporting Social, Emotional and Behavioral Learning

4

Fall, Spring.
SPED 211Supporting Students with Communication Needs

3

Fall, Spring.
SPED 312Assessment Procedures for Students with Special Needs

4

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

4

Spring.
SPED 436WAssessment/Instruction: Older Students with SID

4

Fall.
SPED 451Teaching Culturally/Linguistically Diverse Students with Exceptionality

3

Fall, Spring.
SPED 453Content-Based ESL Instruction for Exceptional Students

4

Fall, Spring.
SPED 472Student Teaching Seminar: SID

2

Fall, Spring.
SPED 473Student Teaching in SID

8-10

Fall, Spring.
Students cannot receive credit for both SPED 202 and ELED 202.

Note: SPED 473: 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: 42