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EDUCATION

C. Planning (one of the following) 3 ECED 103 Instructional Design and the Early Childhood Classroom + 3 EDCR 206 Instructional Design and the Secondary Education Classroom + 3 MLED 200 Instructional Design and the Middle Level Classroom + II. Elective Courses (6 credits) Select from the following: 3 ECED 100 Early Childhood Overview* 3 ECED 203 Concepts and Methods of Instruction: Literacy/Reading Grades 2-4 3 ECED 309 Family Involvement in the Educational System 3 EDCR 300 Children’s Literature 1 EDCR 321 Methods and Materials of Instruction Seminar +: Math, Science, Social Studies* 3 EDCR 326 Methods and Materials of Instruction: Reading across Content Areas* 3 EDCR 330 Assessment and Evaluation 3 MLED 201 Adolescent Literature** 3 MLED 301 Literacy Development, Strategies, and Assessment+ 3 SPED 101 Special Education Overview Additional courses may be elected with approval of the Director of the School of Education and the course instructor. Field Experiences * Field experience embedded throughout the semester (6–15 hrs.) + Field experience embedded throughout the semester (60 hrs.) ** Field experience embedded throughout the semester (90 hrs.)

Special Education and Diversity Minor

This minor is available to any student who desires focused study in the field of special education, cognitive and behavioral disabilities, exceptionalities and diversity. Students will develop a specialized understanding of the diverse learners in today’s classrooms and communities that will make them competitive in the employment market. SPECIAL EDUCATION AND DIVERSITY MINOR CURRICULUM I. Required Courses (12 credits) A. Foundations 3 EDCR 420 Methods and Materials for Teaching ESL 3 SPED 101 Overview of Special Education 3 SPED 322 Positive Behavioral Supports and Interventions B. Development (one of the following) 3 SPED 245 Meeting the Needs of Students with Exceptionalities: PreK – 8 grade 3 SPED 340 Meeting the Needs of Students with Exceptionalities: 7 – 12 grade II. Elective Courses (4-6 credits) Select from the following: 1 LHES 240 Comparative Cultures: Living the Gannon Mission in Thailand 3 SCWK 230 Human Diversity 3 SOCI 292 Cultural Anthropology 3 SPED 242 Collaboration and Partnerships in Special Education 3 SPED 308 High Incidence Disabilities 3 SPED 320 Literacy for Students with Exceptionalities

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Profile for Gannon University

Gannon University Undegraduate Catalog 2019-2020  

Gannon University Undegraduate Catalog 2019-2020  

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