Minor in Early Intervention

Participating Faculty

Paula Cadogan, Communication Disorders
Kris Foyil, Communication Disorders
Carla Lynch, Nursing
Jessica Scott, Deaf Education

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 communication disorders, education, nursing, and psychology.

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

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

CDSP 1013 -  Introduction to Communication Disorders
CDSP 4033 - Infants and Toddlers at Risk
NSG 4213 - Challenges of Childhood
PSY 3063 - Developmental Psychology or AHS 2133 - Life Span Processes
PSY 4063 - Psychology of Diversity
PSY 4873 - Community Psychology Practicum

Two additional courses selected from the list above or the following list:

CDAU 3203 -  

Introduction to Clinical Audiology 
CDAU 4353 - Auditory Options for Children Who Are D/HH
CDDE 1003 - American Sign Language I
CDDE 2033 - Introduction to Deaf Education
CDDE 4313 - Language Development in Students Who Are D/HH
CDDE 4333 - Literacy Development in Students Who Are D/HH
CDSP 2023 - Normal Language Development
CDSP 3033 - Introduction to Language Disorders
EDUC 3713 - Child and Adolescent Development and Learning
EDUC 4013 - Education of the Exceptional Child
PSY/WS 2083 - Psychology of Trauma
SPAN 1004 - Beginning Spanish I

Prospective students consult with their advisor to develop a course sequence that will work best for their major and other requirements.