Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Special Education (BSED) (K-6 Dual Certification)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: download a curriculum worksheet to assist in your planning; see degree requirements.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
109.100 University Seminar (major-specific section)370.206 Introduction to Early Intervention
370.101 Intro. to Exceptional Individuals370.240 Foundations in Special Education
320.101 Composition I348.101 General Psychology
 or 48.101 General Psychology or 20.101 Composition I
350.100 Cells, Genes, & Molecules345.211 Principles of Sociology
342.121 US History pre-1877 or 46.200 Principles of Cultural Anthropology
 or 42.122 US History post-1877354.103 Principles of Physical Science
3General Education Group A (Humanities)  
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
370.202 Technology for Exceptionalities360.406 Multicultural Education
3Writing Intensive Literature Course or 20.201 or 60.393 Social Foundations of Education
 or 25.103 Public Speak. or 25.104 Interpers. Comm.325.103 Public Speak. or 25.104 Interpers. Comm.
360.251 Psychological Foundations of Education or Writing Intensive Literature Course or 20.201
 or 48.251 Psychological Foundations of Education370.250 Behavior Intervention and Support
3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making353.141 Introduction to Statistics
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science or Math.)  or 48.160 Basic Statistics
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills348.210 Life-Span Psychology
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
360.291 Principles of Teaching305.311 Methods & Materials in Elem Physical Ed
  or 79.301 Teach, Learn, & Assess Elem Class  or 05.320 Health & Safety in Elementary School
362.371 Teaching Reading in Elementary School362.310 Teaching Fine Arts in Elementary School
370.340 Ed. Individuals with Mod./Severe Disabilities362.373 Diagnostic and Inclusionary Practices
370.357 Vocational Programming370.353 Assessment & Planning
353.201 Concepts Math 1: Theory of Arithmetic370.433 Language Arts for Students with Special Needs
305.321 First Aid and Safety  
18Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
362.302 Teaching Science in Elementary School1270.401 Student Teaching with Exceptional Individuals
362.390 Teaching Social Studies in Elem School370.461 Problems in Special Education
362.398 Teaching of Math in Elementary School  
370.450 Elem Meth. for Individ. with Mild Disabilities  
370.451 Sec Meth. for Individ. with Mild Disabilities  
3General Education Group A (Humanities)  
18Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits


The sequence of General Education courses is an example only; they may be taken in any order.

Students may count 1 Communications, Quantitative or Values course towards Gen Ed Group A, B, or C.

This sample program counts 25.103/104 as both Communications and Group A; consult advisor for other options.