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2012-2013 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2012-2013 Catalog and Student Handbook Archived Catalog

EDU 2100 - Exceptional Child Development

3 sem hrs cr

This course provides an introduction to the development of exceptional children. The course focuses on various types of conditions in the context of typical development. For each area of exceptionality, current research trends, theoretical and legal considerations, and practice-related issues are discussed. Family involvements, cultural and linguistic diversity, a lifespan focus and educational implications are examined. Prerequisite: Documented eligibility for collegiate English.  Recommended  EDU 2110 (Formerly EDU 2060)

Outside classroom observation and field experience are required. A minimum grade of “C” is required in this course to meet the requirement of the AST degree.