Course Descriptions

Special Education

MSE 8102
Legislation and Implementation of Policy and Procedure
3 credits

Relevant laws and policies at federal and state levels are reviewed. Emphasis is on the implementation of mandates, policies, and procedures. The course discussion will focus on diverse and historical points of view, and human issues that have historically and continue to influence the field of special education and the education and treatment of individuals with exceptional learning needs. Understanding the interpretation of psychological and other special reports, the preparation of the special education teacher for multidisciplinary team meetings (MDT’s) and meeting with parents and other professionals to develop the Individualized Education Program (IEP) will be discussed (CEC Standard One – Foundations).

Prerequisite(s): MED 6102, MSE 7403, MSE 7405, MSE 7901