Teach and support exceptional learners

Gain the foundation you need to help people who have learning, behavior and/or social needs.

In the classroom or beyond, you can make the world a more inclusive place.

Note: The degrees listed show which type of bachelor's degree you can pair with the special education minor. These include the Bachelor of Science (BS), Bachelor of Arts (BA) and more.

Special Education

Bachelor of Applied Science
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Music Education
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Education (Non-Certifiable)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Social Work

Admission requirements

Admission into the minor in Special Education requires 30 hours, 2.50 GPA, and completion of SPE 310 with grade of C or better. A total of 18 credit hours beyond SPE 310 is required for the minor in Special Education. This minor does NOT fulfill requirements for educator certification in K-12 mild/moderate special education.

Course requirements

  1. SPE 320(3), 345(4), 346(2).
  2. Nine hours from: SPE 519(3), 521(3), 550(3), 560(3), 579(3); PSY 360(3).

Choose your minor

Contact the Academic Adivising and Transfer Center to declare a minor in special education.