Licensed teachers who want to add a special education generalist endorsement to their teaching license may complete 21 semester hours in graduate level special education courses through the Special Education Generalist Endorsement program. Courses provide the necessary content for teachers to develop the competencies required to work in the special education field as an effective generalist.
Once teachers have been accepted into the program, they are eligible to apply for a Special Education Eligibility (SEE) from the Colorado Department of Education
Upon completion of 21 semester hours of special education courses, teachers may apply to the Colorado Department of Education for an added endorsement as a Special Education Generalist.
Prerequisite Professional Core Requirements (3 Credit Hours)
All applicants are required to have an introductory background in special education. This background may be obtained through undergraduate or graduate coursework as demonstrated by the student’s transcript or taken at CCU.
Introduction to Special Education - An introduction to the profession of special education focusing on the foundations of special education and current trends/issues.
Special Education Endorsement Requirements (21 Credit Hours)