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Program Info


Debbie Simpson, Curriculum Chair
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Special Education Modified K-12 A.S.

Based on the Tennessee Technological University Curriculum.

Program Description

Classes offered in the Special Education Modified K-12 degree program are intended to prepare students for transfer to a four-year degree program. In addition to core collegiate coursework, students will also be introduced to the following:

  • an introduction to the field of education
  • how to successfully integrate today's instructional technology in the classroom
  • first aid and accident prevention
  • the exploration of physical, mental, social, and moral development of individuals from birth to the end of life
  • the development of exceptional children with focus on various types of conditions
  • research involving current trends, theoretical and legal considerations
  • a review of topics including general physics and chemistry

Practical Experience

Certain skills and instructional concepts will be reinforced through participation in the following activities:

  • hands-on lab experiences
  • introduction to tools for problem solving, sets, functions, logic, numeration systems and properties of operation
  • classroom observations