Minor in Early Intervention

This interdisciplinary minor is appropriate for students who plan to work with young children with special needs and their families.  It is recommended for, but not limited to, students in psychology, speech-language pathology, nursing and education.

This minor requires a minimum of 12 hours.  Half of the hours must be at the 3000 or 4000 levels.

Students must take at least two courses from the following list:

AHS 2133 -    Life Span Processes (spring)
PSY 3063 -    Developmental Psychology (fall)
CDSP 4033 -  Infants and Toddlers at Risk (spring)
PSY 4093 -    Psychology of Disability (spring)
NSG 4213 -   Challenges of Childhood (fall)
PSY 4873 -    Community Psychology Practicum (fall)

The two additional courses can be taken from the above list or selected from the following list of courses:

CDSP 1013 -    Introduction to Communication Disorders (fall)
CDDE 1003 -    American Sign Language I (fall)
SPAN 1004 -    Beginning Spanish I (fall, spring, summer)
CDSP 2023 -    Normal Language Development (spring)
CDSP 3033 -    Introduction to Language Disorders (fall) (Prerequisite CDSP 2023 - Normal Lang. Dev.)
EDUC 3713 -    Child and Adolescent Development and the Learning Environment (fall, spring)
EDUC 3733 -    Measurement and Evaluation in Education (fall, spring)
EDUC 4013 -    Education of the Exceptional Child (fall, spring)
PSY 4223 -       Health Psychology (offered fall 04 - may be offered again)
CDDE 4313 -    Language Development in the Student who is D/HH (fall)
CDAU 4353 -    Auditory Options for the Child who is D/HH (spring) (Prerequisite CDAU 3203 - Introduction to Clinical Audiology; CDAU 4073 - Aural Rehabilitation)

For more information, contact one of the following professors:

Judy Berry, Psychology        918-631-2834
Paula Cadogan, Communication Disorders     918-631-2897