Special Education Undergraduate Program
ATTENTION students applying to the Special Education Program
The updated special education undergraduate application is now available, and the CPSE department is still accepting candidates.
- Coursework is completed on the BYU campus, with practica in participating local school districts.
- The program focus is on preparation of moral educators who will adequately understand and respond to diverse students with disabilities and their families.
- The program curriculum is based in both theory and practice. Classes emphasize ways to assess abilities of students, plan instruction using appropriate curriculum, implement appropriate behavior management strategies, and engage in collaborative problem solving with school and family systems.
- Electives are included in the program to meet the interests of individuals.
- Two track options are available: mild/moderate disabilities or severe disabilities.
- Successful completion of the program leads to eligibility for professional licensure in special education.
For more information on this program and examples of syllabi, follow this link to Learning Outcomes.
For information on teaching students who are learning English as a second language, visit TELL Endorsement.
Please direct any advisement questions to the McKay School of Education Student Services Office in room 120 MCKB. Advisors who can assist with scheduling concerns can be contacted at (801) 422-3426.