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Severe Disabilities Emphasis

Teacher helping studentThe severe degree prepares teachers to work with students (kindergarten through twelfth grade) with low incidence intellectual and physical disabilities such as severe mental retardation, autism, traumatic and acquired brain injury, and multiple disabilities. Severe teachers typically teach functional and life skills.


Special Education Major: Severe

Severe Planning Guide

As of March 2013, both STAT 1040 and Math 1050 are required for severe majors.  Math 1050 will be added to the fall 2013 planning guides.  All Special Education majors have an additional diversity course requirement.

Diversity Requirement Guide


Combined Programs with SPED Severe

Special Education Dual Degrees

Elementary Education Composite Degrees

Secondary Education Dual Degrees