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.
A minor consists of 20 credits in Education Department courses. The specific courses required for the minor are:
|EDUC 650||Introduction to Disability in Inclusive Schools and Communities||4|
|EDUC 656||Advocating for Diverse and Inclusive Family-School-Community Partnerships||4|
|Choose one of the following: 2||4|
|Inclusive Elementary Education: Literacies and Learning for Diverse Learners|
|Methods of Inclusive Secondary Education: Literacies, Learning, and Transitions|
|Educating Exceptional Learners: Related Services|
|Choose two of the following:||8|
|Peer to Peer Mentoring for Students with Disabilities 3|
|Math with Technology in Early Education|
|Contemporary Issues in Learning Disabilities|
|Contemporary Issues in Autism Spectrum Disorders|
|Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs|
|Designing Curriculum for Inclusive, Equitable Settings for Young Children (birth-8)|
|Curriculum for Young Children with Special Needs: Evaluation and Program Design|
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.