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Course Number: EDTP 3301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Foundations of Inclusion and Differentiation for Special Populations

This is an Upper-Division Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: Concurrent enrollment and acceptance into the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is required or consent of department dean. A minimum of a 2.75 GPA is required for all upper-level courses in the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) ECE (Early Childhood Education) program. Additional course specific prerequisites may apply.
Course Description: Emphases how to develop a positive learning environment that supports the inclusion of diverse learners and students with exceptionalities in mainstream settings. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

Course Number: EDTP 3303 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Behavior Management in Special Populations

This is an Upper-Division Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: Concurrent enrollment and acceptance into the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is required or consent of department dean. A minimum of a 2.75 GPA is required for all upper-level courses in the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) ECE (Early Childhood Education) program. Additional course specific prerequisites may apply.
Course Description: Emphasizes classroom design, management, routines, social-emotional learning practices, and strategies for creating learning environments for students with exceptionalities and English language learners. (Important: Course is approved by SACSCOC beginning Spring 2022.) (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

Course Number: EDTP 3305 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Designing Assessments for General and Special Populations

This is an Upper-Division Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: Concurrent enrollment and acceptance into the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is required or consent of department dean. A minimum of a 2.75 GPA is required for all upper-level courses in the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) ECE (Early Childhood Education) program.
Course Description: Appraisal techniques, including formal and informal assessments, employed by relevant disciplines in determining appropriate educational programming of students with exceptionalities and English language learners. (Important: Course is approved by SACSCOC beginning Fall 2022.) (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

Course Number: EDTP 3307 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Educational Programs and Services for Special Populations

This is an Upper-Division Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: Concurrent enrollment and acceptance into the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is required or consent of department dean. A minimum of a 2.75 GPA is required for all upper-level courses in the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) ECE (Early Childhood Education) program.
Course Description: Overview of eligibility, services and academic programs for special populations, including ethical and professional educator responsibilities for teaching special populations that include students receiving services. (Important: Course is approved by SACSCOC beginning Fall 2022.) (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

Course Number: EDTP 4310 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Literacy in the Content Areas with Special Populations

This is an Upper-Division Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: EDLL 3305. Concurrent enrollment and acceptance into the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is required or consent of department dean. A minimum of a 2.75 GPA is required for all upper-level courses in the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) ECE (Early Childhood Education) program.
Course Description: Understanding literacy in the content areas and planning instruction to promote content learning with an emphasis on adapting the school curriculum for special populations. (Important: Course is approved by SACSCOC beginning Spring 2023.) (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

Course Number: EDTP 4315 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Advanced Methods for Teaching Special Populations

This is an Upper-Division Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: EDEL 4301, 4302, 4303; EDLL 3305. Concurrent enrollment and acceptance into the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is required or consent of department dean. A minimum of a 2.75 GPA is required for all upper-level courses in the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) ECE (Early Childhood Education) program.
Course Description: Rationale, theories and best practice methodology for teaching basic academic skills, social skills and content area subjects for special populations. (Important: Course is approved by SACSCOC beginning Spring 2023.) (2 Lec. 2 Lab.)


ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.