Minor in Special Education
The minor in special education provide a basic introduction to the teaching and learning processes as they relate to students with disabilities. This minor is recommended for anyone interested in teaching students with disabilities and other special education- or disability-related careers.
No more than eight credits towards the minor can be transferred in from other institutions. For information about transferring courses from other institutions, please contact the Educational Studies department chair.
Completion of the EDSP minor or equivalent course work is a prerequisite for admission to the elementary special education MAT certification track but does not guarantee that a student will be admitted to the program. These are specific content courses required for special education teacher certification in Maryland. Students who are considering the MAT should meet with their advisor or an educational studies faculty member about course selection. For a complete list of these courses for each certification area, please contact the Educational Studies department chair.
Students who complete the Special Education minor are not eligible for the Educational Studies minor.