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This minor provides undergraduate students with background knowledge in teaching students with visual impairments. Completing this minor partially fulfills requirements for licensure in Special Education in Virginia.


At least eight credits must be unique to this minor and may not be used to fulfill requirements of the student's major, concentration, an undergraduate certificate, or another minor. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.

Banner Code: VISB

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 17


EDAT 422Assistive Technology for Individuals with Sensory Impairments3
EDSE 401Introduction to Special Education3
EDSE 411Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments2
EDSE 412Braille Code3
EDSE 418Curriculum and Assessment of Students with Visual Impairments3
EDSE 432Positive Behavior Supports3
Total Credits17