The Special Education Minor provides students with the opportunity to explore special education as a professional career choice. This minor provides a pathway to the Department of Education's professional graduate preparation program. It will also allow students who wish to gain a greater understanding of the diversity of individuals with disabilities to study their characteristics and needs and the institutional response to assisting those individuals with a disability.
- To provide an overview of disabilities
- To provide an understanding of inclusive community and public school options
- To enhance the understanding of diversity within our schools
- To provide an understanding of the impact of disabilities on families, schools and communities