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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education Non-Teaching Minor

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Program Coordinator: Dr. Laura Desportes
Phone: (540) 568-4527
Email: desporlx@jmu.edu

The non-teaching minor program in special education is designed for students in other major fields who wish to acquire professional knowledge related to assisting individuals with disabilities but who do not want to pursue Virginia teaching licensure. All students seeking to complete the minor must meet with the non-teaching program adviser to develop an approved program of study.

Required Courses


1 Permitted only if the student is not enrolling the autism series (EXED 416 , EXED 417 , EXED 418 ).


2 Independent study must be approved and supervised by individual faculty.
3 For kinesiology majors only; KIN 310  is a corequisite.

Autism Certificate Courses

Students completing the autism certificate must complete these three courses in sequential order. No other electives must be completed if a student chooses this option. Not permitted in enrolling in EXED 375 .

Total: 18 Credit Hours

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