Special Education (SPE) - Graduate Courses


SPE 501 Cr.3

Introduction to Exceptional Individuals

This course is a general survey of exceptional individuals (disabled and gifted) from birth to 21 years of age. It provides an introduction to special education including history, law, definitions and classification systems, characteristics, etiology, provision of services and educational interventions and procedures related to the various disabilities covered under the law. Prerequisite: admission to the School Psychology Program. Consent of instructor. Offered Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer.

SPE 715 Cr.3

Special Education and the Law

A study of the law as it relates to access to meaningful educational opportunity for exceptional children. Emphasis will be on the implementation of Wisconsin and federal legislation mandating special education and related services as well as relevant judicial decisions. Prerequisite: admission to graduate Adapted Physical Education Program or School Psychology Program. Offered Spring.