2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education Program/Liberal Studies General Curriculum Five Year (SLG)

Longwood offers a five-year Special Education Program/Liberal Studies General Curriculum Five Year (SLG) leading to a Master’s Degree with a concentration in Special Education (graduate courses will need to be taken in the summer). This program is designed for students who want to become Special Education teachers. Liberal Studies is the major for teacher education. (See the Liberal Studies, BS  section of this Catalog.) Students graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education/Liberal Studies in four years. Those who choose not to complete the fifth year of the program will not be licensed to teach in Special Education.

Course Sequence - Special Education

** Students must be admitted to the Teacher Preparation Program before they will be permitted to enroll in SPED 321  or SPED/EDUC courses above this level. Information on meeting the requirement is available at the Office of Professional Services web site.

*** Students selecting the Comprehensive Examination option must complete a three-credit graduate class in lieu of SPED 600  or SPED 601  and register for the comprehensive examination. (See Graduate Catalog).

Suggested three-credit classes for the comprehensive examination option include: EDUC 549, EDUC 571, EDUC 524, EDUC 527, EDUC 530, SPED 550, SPED 555, SPED 560.

Note: Students must complete the Praxis II Special Education Knowledge-Based Core Principles prior to completion of the Master of Science degree.