In addition to the special education professional studies requirements and secondary education professional studies, special education majors at the secondary level must complete either:
- An approved major listed below
- Two minors from the list of approved minors listed below
NOTE: Students electing to exit from the Special Education Major prior to completion of Special Education Professional Studies and seeking certification must meet requirements for approved majors/minors listed under Elementary/Secondary Certification.
The approved majors are: visual arts, biology, chemistry, communication and theatre, English, French, history, mathematics, music, physical education, physics and Spanish. Requirements are listed under the respective departments. Students seeking K-12 certification in art also should see the Certification Advisor in the College of Education.
An approved minor must be chosen from biology, chemistry, communication and theatre, economics, English, Spanish, French, German, history, mathematics, physical education, physics, or political science. Students should consult individual department listings for details on these minors.