2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 18, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook [Archived Catalog]

Special Education, A.S.

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Major in Tennessee Transfer Pathway with Emphasis in Special Education (A.S.)

Sample Academic Plan - Total Credit Hours: 61

Program Requirements - Students may be required to take additional Learning Support courses.  Courses cannot be used more than once to satisfy program requirements.


*Replace with non-US history sequence if intending to transfer to UT Knoxville or UTChattanooga.

**Replace MATH 1410  with Intermediate Language course if intending to transfer to UT Knoxville.

***Replace the additional lab science course with Intermediate Foreign Language course if intending to transfer to UT Knoxville.

****Replace with EDUC 2210 Educational Psychology  to transfer to ETSU.

*****Both EDUC 2210 Educational Psychology  and PSYC 2130 Life Span Psychology  needed to transfer to ETSU.

2Humanities/Fine Arts Requirement

These courses are to prepare candidates for SE Interventionist K-8 and SPED Comprehensive K-12 licensure programs. Students transferring to a UT or TBR university may need to meet additional requirements to gain admittance to that university's Special Education program. Check with university for specific program requirements. Students transferring to UT Knoxville need to be formally admitted to the program during Semester 4.

Check www.tntransferpathway.org to see which four-year institutions offer this TTP major.  Students should meet with their assigned advisor to determine courses required for the university chosen.

Students and advisors should run a degree audit from myChargerNet each semester to confirm classes are applicable to the program of study.

Additional AST Degree Requirements
1. Students earning an AST degree must meet the following:
    a. Attainment of a 2.75 cumulative grade point average
    b. ACT cumulative score of 21 (SAT 1020) or successful completion of approved standardized examination (Praxis Core) for admission to university College of Education.  Note: MTSU requires a 22 ACT score.
    c. Satisfactory ratings on an index of suitability for the teaching profession
2.  Students transferring to a public university in Tennessee may need to meet additional requirements to gain admittance to the university.

For more information contact:
Kirstin Davenport at kdavenport3@columbiastate.edu or 615.465.5762
Humanities & Social Sciences Division office at 931.540.2780

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