Course Requirements for Undergraduate Students

GUIDELINE

1 Maximum tenure: 4 years for undergraduates, who therein complete all the courses taken with satisfactory scores are to be graduated.

2Number of credit hours are set as follows:

A. The minimum of credit hours is 138. This requirement was passed at the

Departments Staff Meeting March 8, 2016 , as shown in the following figure.

Figure 1: The Structure of Coursework

B. Both Physical Education and Military Training are credit-free.

C. Upper/Lower limits of credit hours per semester are listed as follows:

Grade

Freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Upper Limit

27

27

27

27

Lower Limit

16

16

16

9

 

D. Those with grade mean scores over 80 have no upper limits.

E. Students of the lower grades are not allowed to take courses offered to upper grades only.

 

3. Grouping

A. All the courses of the Department fall into 6 groups:
General Special Education,Education for Disabilities,
The Gifted /Talented Education ,severe-impaired Education,
hearing-impaired Education and visual-impaired Education.

B. All the students are necessary to choose one among Education for Disabilities, Education for Giftedness and Disabilities, and Gifted Education.

 

4. Minors

A. Each and every student except freshmen of all departments is allowed to choose his or herminor.

B. Minor credit hours are counted on top of the department-required 138.

 

 

POINTS

ADepartment-Required Courses & Credit Hours

 

 Course Titles

 

 

C.H.*

 Grade

1st

2nd

Introduction to Special Education

 

3

Freshman

 

Statistics in Education

 

4

Freshman

Freshman

Introduction to Education for the Gifted

 

2

 

Freshman

Measurement in Psychology and Education

 

3

 

 Sophomore

Special Education of Curriculum Adaptation and Instructional Design

 

2

Sophomore

 

Creativity

 

2

Sophomore 

 

Assessment of Students with Special Needs

 

3

 

Sophomore

Development of Exceptional Children

 

2

 

Sophomore

Concepts and Implementation of the Individualized Education Plan

 

2

Senior

 

Inclusive Education Theory and Practice

 

2

Senior

 

Introduction and Management of Resource Room Programs

 

2

 Senior

 

Teaching Practicum: Special Education

 

4

 Senior 

 Senior

Total

 

31

 

*C.H.: credit hour

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BGroup-Elective Courses & Credit Hours

Gerenal Special Education4 2 C.H.

 

Course Titles

C.H.

Intellectual Disabilities

2

Hearing Impairments

2

Communication Disorders

2

Visual Impairments

2

Learning Disabilities

2

Severe Emotional Disorders

2

Autism

2

Severe/Multiple Impairments

2

Behavior Modification

2

Material & Methods in Teaching Students with Disabilities Mild/Severe

4

Practicum in Teaching Students with Disabilities Mild/Severe

4

Psychological Counseling for Students with Giftedness

2

Materials & Methods in Teaching Gifted/talented Students

4

Leadership Education

2

Special Topics in Education for Students with Giftedness & Talents

2

Independent Study on Gifted/talented Students

2

Practicum in Teaching Gifted/talented Students

2

Parenting Gifted Education

2

Total

42

 

Education for Disabilities3 2 C.H.

Course Titles

C.H.

Intellectual Disabilities

2

Hearing Impairments

2

Communication Disorders

2

Visual Impairments

2

Learning Disabilities

2

Severe Emotional Disorders

2

Autism

2

Severe/Multiple Impairments

2

Orientation & Mobility

2

Communication Training for Students with Disabilities

2

Behavior Modification

2

Parent-Teacher Collaboration & Family Support

2

Material & Methods in Teaching Students with Disabilities Mild/Severe

4

Practicum in Teaching Students with Disabilities Mild/Severe

4

Total

32

The Gifted/Talented Group26 C.H.

Course Titles

C.H.

Psychological Counseling for Students with Giftedness

2

Materials & Methods in Teaching Gifted/talented Students

4

Leadership Education

2

Special Topics in Education for Students with Giftedness & Talents

2

Independent Study on Gifted/talented Students

2

Practicum in Assessment of Gifted/talented Students

2

Practicum in Teaching Gifted/talented Students

2

Parenting Gifted Education

2

Teaching Models in Gifted Education

2

Training of Higher Level Thinking Skills

2

Career Guidance and Counseling for the Gifed and Talented

2

Gifted Education for Special Groups

2

Total

26

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CElective Courses & Credit Hours

The Hearing-Impaired Group11 C.H. The Visual-Impaired Group8 C.H.

Course Titles

Required*

Elective

 

Course Titles

Required

Elective

Hearing Impairments*

2

 

 

Visual Impairments*

2

 

Sign Language*

 

2

 

Orientation & Mobility*

2

 

Audiology*

 

3

 

Ophthalmology

 

2

Practicum in Teaching Students with Hearing Impairments

 

2

 

Braille & Visual Assistive Devices*

 

2

Auditory Training*

 

2

 

Educational Technology in Visual Impairments

 

2

Speech Training*

 

2

 

Practicum in Teaching Students with Visual Impairments

 

2

Total

2

11

 

Total

4

8

 

The Severe -Impaired Group10 C.H.

Course Titles

Required

Elective

Severe/Multiple Impairments*

2

2

Communication Training for Students with Disabilities

2

2

Case Study on Students with Severe/Multiple Impairments

 

2

Practicum in Teaching Students with Severe/Multiple Impairments

 

2

Coping with Serious Behavior Problems

 

2

Application of Assistive Devices*

 

2

Living Skills Training*

 

2

Total

4

10

Note*Prerequisite courses

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D Elective Courses & Credit Hours 

Course Titles

C.H.

Grade

Course Titles

C.H.

Grade

1st

2nd

1st

2nd

General Psychology

4

Freshman

Freshman

Practicum of Class Management in Special Education

2

 

Junior

Human Physiology

3

Freshman

 

Diagnosis & Remedy in Reading Difficulties

2

 

Senior

Eugenics & Euthenics

2

 

Senior

Research Methods in Education

2

Senior

 

Sexuality Education for Children with Special Needs

2

Junior

 

Social Skills Training

2

Senior

 

Career & Transition for Students with Disabilities

2

 

Junior

Application of Technology in Special Education

2

Senior

 

Practicum in Assessment of Students with Special Needs

2

 

Junior

Introduction to Welfare for Individuals with Disabilities

2

 

Senior

Administration & Legislation in Special Education

2

Senior

 

Learning Difficulties and Remedial Instruction

2

 

Junior

Sociology

2

 

Junior

Introduction to Children Cognition and Learning

2

 

Sopho-more

Vocational Rehabilitation for Individuals with Disabilities

2

Senior

 

Teaching Strategies for Students with Autism

2

Senior

 

Universal Environment Design in Special Education

2

 

Senior

Sign Language

2

Fresh-man

 

Case Study on Students with Severe/Multiple Impairments

2

Senior

 

Development of Early Children with Special Needs & Environment Assessment

2

 

Sopho-more

Practicum in Teaching Students with Severe/Multiple Impairments

2

 

Junior

Practicum in Teaching Students with Hearing Impairments

2

 

Junior

Coping with Serious Behavior Problems

2

 

Junior

Auditory Training

2

 

Sopho-more

Application of Assistive Devices

2

Junior

 

Speech Training

2

Junior

 

Living Skills Training

2

 

Sopho-more

Ophthalmology

2

 

Fresh-man

Selective Readings for Gifted/talented Students

2

 

Junior

Braille & Assistive Devices

2

 

Sopho-more

Materials & Methods in Teaching Gifted/talented Students

4

Junior

Sopho-more

Educational Technology in Visual Impairments

2

Junior

 

Leadership Education

2

Junior

 

Practicum in Teaching Students with Visual Impairments

2

 

Junior

Special Topics in Gifted Education

2

Senior

 

Introduction to Early Intervention

2

Sopho-more

 

Independent Study on Gifted/talented Students

2

 

Senior

Audiology

3

Sopho-more

 

Practicum in Assessment of Gifted/talented Students

2

Senior

 

Practicum in Teaching Early Children with Special Needs

2

 

Junior

Materials & Methods in Teaching Preschool Children with Special Needs

2

Junior

 

Practicum in Teaching Gifted/talented Students

2

 

Junior

Professional Collaboration & Communication

2

Senior

 

Parenting Gifted Education

2

Junior

 

Total

98

 

*Including group-elective courses

 

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