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EDSE 201: Introduction to Special Education

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 3


Provides a survey of current knowledge on individuals with disabilities within the context of human growth and development across the life span. Includes historical factors, legal aspects, etiology, characteristics, assessment, evidence-based practices, and support services for individuals with disabilities having needs for intervention ranging from mild to severe. Includes the impact of disabilities on academic, social, and emotional performances. Offered by School of Education. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2024, Section: DL1*, CRN 73298, Format: Online, Instructor: Pamela Baker

*These sections are available to non-degree seeking students as well. To take courses without applying to a degree program, you'll need to submit an application as a non-degree seeking student. If you're interested in applying a course to a degree in the future, set up a call with an admissions counselor. All courses available in Summer 2020 will be offered online.

Prior Sections (partial list)