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Appalachian State University, USA, Boone

Special Education - General Curriculum K-12, B.Sc.

  • Special Education - General Curriculum K-12, B.Sc.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 9,619

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

Special education teachers work with students with disabilities that can include autism and other learning, mental, emotional or physical challenges. Appalachian State University's Special Education (BS) General Curriculum K-12 prepares you well for this profession.

Career Opportunities

The skills and experience you develop during your education degree prepare you for a range of careers working with children and young people Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Community education officer Early years teacher Education administrator English as a foreign language teacher Further education teacher Learning mentor Primary school teacher Secondary school teacher Special educational needs teacher Teaching assistant Jobs where your degree would be useful: Careers adviser Child psychotherapist Counsellor Family support worker Museum education officer Play therapist Youth worker Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

Course Overview

Completion of this degree leads to North Carolina teaching license in Special Education: General Curriculum K-12. The Special Education (BS) General Curriculum K-12 degree prepares students to teach children and youth who will likely be expected to complete North Carolina public schools general curriculum requirements for career prep, college/tech prep, or college prep diploma. These students may have learning disabilities, mild mental retardation, emotional/behavioral disabilities, traumatic brain injury and other health impairments or disabilities.


Programme Structure Courses: Research and Issues in Special Education Characteristics, Theories, and Diagnosis of Students w/ Learning Differences Psychoeducational Strategies with Special Needs Learners Introduction to Developmental Disabilities Special Education Assessment Assistive Technology in Special Education Principles of Reading Instruction for the Classroom Teacher Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Problems



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements Application checklist for National students: A complete online application (through the CFNC application or the Common Application) A non-refundable application fee of $65 (USD) Appalachian accepts Official Application Fee Waivers from the College Board, ACT and National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). Official high school/secondary school transcript (transfer students, see information below) Official test scores (transfer and international students, see information below) Official college transcripts Additional information if requested, upon submission of your application, by the Office of Admissions (This may include submitting a Criminal Background Check and Conduct Review as required by the UNC system.) All applicants claiming to be a resident of North Carolina must request a residency determination through the Residency Determination Service (RDS) Application checklist for International students: International applicants Students who need a visa to be in the United States.Transcripts TOEFL or IELTS scores Official SAT or ACT score VISA or financial statements More information for international applicants

English Entry Requirement


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