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Introduction to Special Education (EDU220)

3.0 Semester Hours

This survey course introduces the historical, philosophical and legal foundations of special education. Topics include an overview of the characteristics of individuals with disabilities; a review of the provisions of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and its associated programs; and an examination of the diverse nature of exceptional populations, with an emphasis on the relationship between personal and student cultural perspectives.

Recommended Prereq: ECE115.

Recommended Coreq: EDU202.

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