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Family, Consumer, and Human Development

SPED Minor for FCHD


Are You:

  • Working on a degree in Family, Consumer, and Human Development?
  • Interested in working with families of children from birth to three whom have disabilities?
  • Wanting Utah Department of Health credential to serve these children in a Head Start Baby Watch early prevention program?

Then the Special Education Minor designed for FCHD majors can help you reach this goal.


SPED Minor for FCHD Majors

The following list of courses are required for the SPED minor for FCHD non-certification students. These courses, along with a Bachelor's Degree in FCHD will qualify a student for the Utah Department of Health credential to serve children with disabilities ages 0-3 and their families in the Baby Watch Early Intervention Program. Admittance to these courses in special education is by permission of the Special Education Department


Courses

COMD 2500 Language Development (F) 3 credits
SPED 5010 Applied Behavior Analysis (F) 3 credits
SPED 5060 Consulting with Parents and Teachers (Sp) 3 credits
SPED 5710 Teaching Infants and Young Children with Disabilities (Sp) 3 credits
SPED 5730 Intervention Strategies for Young Children with Disabilities (F) 3 credits
SPED 5810 Seminar and Field Experience (Sp) 4 credits
SPED 5840 Practicum: Autism (Sp) 1 credit


FCHD courses that must be included to qualify for the credential:

FCHD 1500 Human Development Across the Lifespan (F, Sp) 3 credits
FCHD 2600 Seminar in Early Childhood Education (F, Sp) 2 credits
FCHD 2630 Practicum in Early Childhood Education (F, Sp) 2 credits
FCHD 3500 Infancy and Early Childhood (F, Sp) 3 credits
FCHD 3550 Infancy Lab - concurrent with FCHD 3500 (F, Sp) 1 credit

Applications must be submitted to Darcie Peterson in EDUC 371. For questions, contact Darcie Peterson, Department of Special Education Advisor (797-3252) or via e-mail: darcie.peterson@usu.edu.

02/2014