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An Early Intervention Teacher speaks with a studentThe Early Intervention minor and concentration specializations prepare students to work in family-focused service organizations that support and promote the growth and development of children at risk of or with a diagnosed developmental delay (birth to age three) and their families.  A required field experience or internship provides hands-on opportunities to link theory to practice.

Students interested in pursuing a minor in Education must complete and submit an application describing the rationale for their minor along with the list of courses the student wishes to take (applications are available via the Education Department and the Advising Office). After approval from the Department, students will be notified and their status will be updated with the Registrar's Office.

Education majors who wish to specialize in an area of interest can do so by completing the requirements of their perspective majors and any additional coursework within a concentration.  Students in majors other than Education complete the courses within the concentration and then will apply for an Education minor in the specialized area.

Course Requirements and Information

Prerequisite:

PSY 1400 Child Development


Required Coursework:

ED 2160 Foundations in Early Intervention:
Principles and Practice
ED 2235 Early Assessment & Intervention
ED 2230 Infants and Toddlers
ED 2420 School, Family, and Community
ED 2600 Introduction to Special Education
ED 4568 Practicum: Community Based Setting
(Education majors only)
OR
XX XXXX Complete an Internship via Discipline/Major

Students interested in pursuing a minor in Education must complete and submit an application describing the rationale for their minor along with the list of courses the student wishes to take (application is available from the Education Department and the Advising Office). After approval from the Department, students will be notified and their status will be updated with the Registrar’s Office.

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