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Special Education - Specialist in Learning & Behavior

Illinois State's preferred filing period for fall transfer students is September 1-January 15. For the spring semester, the preferred filing period is from April 1-August 1. You are encouraged to apply early in the preferred filing period for best consideration for admission into competitive majors. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!

Minimum GPA Requirement


Average Admitted Student Profile

2.89 - 3.49

Required Courses


Recommended Courses

  • Introductory special education or The Exceptional Learner (SED 101)
  • Child growth and development (TCH 210)
  • Introduction to psychology (PSY 110)
  • Math for Elementary Teachers I or Dimensions of Numerical Reasoning (MAT 130) equivalent
  • Math for Elementary Teachers II

Additional Information

It is strongly recommended that students meet the Basic Skills Requirement prior to enrollment. Visit the College of Education's website for details on acceptable ACT or SAT scores which can be used to meet this requirement.

Sample Plan of Study

Two Year Transfer Sample Plan of Study
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