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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDSE 540: Characteristics of Students with Disabilities who Access the General Curriculum

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

General Information

Credits: 3


Examines the characteristics of students with mild disabilities. Focuses on etiology, contributing factors, conditions that affect learning, the challenges of identifying students with disabilities, and the need for academic, social, and emotional accommodations and support. Notes: Field experience required. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

  • Fall 2022, Section: 001, CRN 75491, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Christine McElwee, Fall 2022 Section 001 Syllabus
  • Fall 2022, Section: 675, CRN 84427, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Christine McElwee
  • Fall 2022, Section: 680, CRN 84737, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Kelly Liu
  • Fall 2022, Section: 681, CRN 84738, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Shanna Takacs
Prior Sections (partial list)