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SPEĀ 3603. Introduction to Special Education. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

A study of individuals, groups, and populations with disabilities or exceptionalities. Content covered includes special education and disability law, critical issues in special education, special education processes and procedures, etiology, characteristics, prevalence, and placement options. Knowledge and competencies necessary for providing research-based, empirically derived best practices in curriculum and instruction to preschool and school-aged children and youth with exceptionalities in inclusive settings will also be presented. (Formerly titled "Introduction to Exceptionality.") Generally offered: Fall, Spring, Summer. Course Fees: LRH1 $10; STSH $15.