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This minor provides undergraduate students with background knowledge in mild disabilities. 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: MDIS

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 15


EDSE 401Introduction to Special Education3
EDSE 402Classroom Management and Applied Behavior Analysis3
EDSE 403Language Development and Reading3
EDSE 428Elementary Reading, Curriculum, Strategies for Students Who Access the General Education Curriculum3
EDSE 440Characteristics of Students with Disabilities Who Access the General Curriculum3
Total Credits15