Jun 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services

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Website: www.iup.edu/special-ed
Lori Lombard, Chair

This department offers the bachelor of science in education degree program with a major in special education. Bachelor of science degree programs with a majors in disability services and in speech-language pathology and audiology are also offered. A bachelor of science in education degree program in with a major in early childhood education/special education is offered in conjunction with the Department of Professional Studies in Education. Each major follows a prescribed sequence of courses.

The following grade policy applies to two programs of study in the department: Special Education and Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Individual students may appeal any aspect of the policy by making a formal written request to the Departmental Appeals Committee.

  1. No more than one “D” in major courses will be accepted toward graduation and certification.
  2. No “D” is permitted as the final recorded grade in any of the following courses: EDEX 425 , EDEX 435 , DISB 493 , EDUC 421 , EDUC 461 , and SPLP 122 .

The following enrollment policy applies to the Special Education program. To enroll in a 300- or 400-level course in those programs, a student must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, must meet the other provisions of the 3-Step Process for Teacher Education, and must either be a departmental major or have permission of the department chair.

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