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BS in Exceptional Student Education: Special Education, Educational Foundations, and Policy Track

The Special Education, Educational Foundations, and Policy Track focuses on exposing students to individuals with special needs. Students will learn about the specific cognitive, language, and social/emotional developmental needs of individuals with disabilities. Students will also learn about general and early education practices and curricula. Students will select cognates within the track that will provide strategic planning for advanced degrees in areas that serve individuals with special education, including Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA), policy, advocacy, law, business, health services, mental health and public administration. (NOTE: This track does not result in a teacher certification.)

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Career Outlook

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCaBA)
  • Advocate for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Lawyer Specializing in Disability Law
  • Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Occupational or Physical Therapist
  • Art or Music Therapist
  • Nonprofit Worker
  • Exceptional Student Education Teacher