Special Education Minor
Explore the field of special education. Five courses (20 credits) comprise the minor in Special Education.
A Certification of Completion of Minor form needs to be completed at the beginning of a student’s final undergraduate semester at UNH. Forms are available from the Registrar’s Office or the Department of Education Office.
For more information, contact Cindy Glidden, Department Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 209 Morrill Hall, (603) 862-2311.
A minor consists of 20 credits in Education Department courses. The specific courses required for the minor are:
|EDUC 750||Introduction to Exceptionality||4|
|EDUC 756||Supporting Families of Individuals with Exceptionalities 1||4|
|Choose one of the following: 2||4|
|Educating Exceptional Learners: Elementary|
|Educating Exceptional Learners: Secondary|
|Educating Exceptional Learners: Related Services|
|Choose two of the following:||8|
|Mentoring Adolescents with Disabilities in the Transition to Work 3|
|Integrating Technology into Classroom|
|Contemporary Issues in Learning Disabilities|
|Contemporary Issues in Behavioral Disabilities|
|Contemporary Issues in Developmental Disabilities|
|Contemporary Issues in Autism Spectrum Disorders|
|Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs|
|Inclusive Curriculum for Young Children with Special Needs|
|Curriculum for Young Children with Special Needs: Evaluation and Program Design|
|Reading for Learners with Special Needs|
One course taken at UNH in a closely related department
Offered Fall semester and Summer only
Section to be determined by the undergraduate major and future career interests
May be taken twice as the content/readings are different each semester
No more than one required course or one elective may be a transfer course. A three-credit course taken transferred from another school will count for three credits at UNH, not four credits. A minor in Special Education does NOT lead to a teaching certification.