Auburn Bulletin 2023-2024

Early Childhood/Elementary Special Education: P–6 (RSDB)

The Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood/Elementary Special Education prepares teachers and early interventionists to serve children with a variety of disabilities from birth to age 9 in a range of settings from home to elementary school. Graduates are prepared to implement evidence-based practices that support families and the development of young children who have or are at risk for developmental delays and disabilities, as well as elementary-age students with disabilities. Early Childhood/Elementary Special Education (RSDB) meets the criteria for ALSDE Level B certification in Birth through 6th grade. RSDB includes Infants and Toddlers (birth to 2 years of age); Preschoolers (3 to 4 years of age); and K-6 grade levels.

ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
HIST 2010 Survey of United States History to 1877 or 2020 Survey of United States History Since 18773POLI 1050 Global Politics and Issues or 1090 American Government in Multicultural World3
GEOG 1010 Global Geography3ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics or 2030 Principles of Macroeconomics3
Core Fine Arts3Free Elective3
COMM 1000 Public Speaking3Core Math3
EDUC 1010 Orientation to Teacher Education0 
 15 15
Core Literature I3MATH 2860 Mathematics for Elementary Education II3
SCMH 1010 Concepts of Science4Core Literature II3
RSED/COUN Elective3GEOL 1100 Dynamic Earth (or PHYS 1150)4
MATH 2850 Mathematics for Elementary Education I3RSED 3000 Diversity and Exceptionality of Learners3
MATH 2870 Mathematics for Elementary Education III (or Math Elective)3CTEE 2000 Digital Literacy and Computer Science in Education4
 16 17
FOUN 3000 Diversity of Learners and Settings23FOUN 3100 Child Development, Learning, Motivation and Assessment1,26RSED 4910 Practicum (K-3 or 4-6)1
RSED 5160 Framework for Collaboration in K-1223RSED 4910 Practicum1,21RSED 5140 Curriculum in Severe Disabilities3
RSED 4010 Behavior Management in Special Education3RSED 5150 Literacy Methods in Special Education3RSED 5180 Literacy and Instructional Classroom Management 3
RSED 5130 Curriculum in Literacy for Students with Disabilities23RSED 5330 Assessment for Eligibility3 
RSED 5120 Curriculum in Special Education: Mathematics3  
 15 13 7
RSED 4910 Practicum1,21RSED 4920 Clinical Residency19
RSED 5110 Curriculum in Early Childhood Special Education1,23RSED 4140 Assessment: Program Planning in Special Education33
EDMD 3300 Utilization of Instructional Technology for Educators2UNIV 4AA0 Achieve the Creed0
RSED 5100 Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities13 
RSED 5420 Specialized Curriculum in Mathematics 23 
 12 12
Total Hours: 122

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education


Prerequisite to RSED 4920


Corequisite with RSED 4920