University of Minnesota

Special Education

College: College of Education and Human Development
Strong Interest Inventory Code(s): ESR/SIR

Study the fundamentals of special education, educational and child psychology, effective intervention strategies, and the problem-solving approach to instruction. Gain experience working with students with a variety disabilities through elementary and secondary practicum placements.

Sub-plans: Special Education Licensure, Foundations of Special Education for Schools and Society

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  • College of Education and Human Development Undergraduate Student Board
  • Disabled Student Cultural Center
  • Best Buddies UMN
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