Severe Disabilities Emphasis
The severe 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. Severe 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: Severe Disabilities
- Severe Disabilities Planning Guide
- Combined Severe Disabilities and Birth to Age 5 Disabilities Planning Guide
- Combined Severe 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.