Significant Cognitive Disabilities Emphasis
The significant cognitive disabilities degree prepares teachers to work with students (kindergarten through twelfth grade) with low incidence intellectual and physical disabilities such as severe intellectual disabilities, autism, traumatic and acquired brain injury, and multiple disabilities. Significant cognitive disabilities teachers typically teach academic, functional and life skills.
- Information about the Special Education Major
- Special Education Admissions Checklist
- Video describing different emphasis areas in special education
Special Education Major: Significant Cognitive Disabilities
- Significant Cognitive Disabilities Planning Guide
- Combined Significant Cognitive Disabilities and Birth to Age 5 Disabilities Planning Guide
- Combined Significant Cognitive Disabilities and Mild/Moderate Disabilities Planning Guide
All Special Education majors have an additional diversity course requirement.
Combined degrees with Elementary Education and Secondary Education are also available. For more information, contact the advising office.