Disability & Psychoeducational Studies

Special Education & Rehabilitation Minor

The Special Education & Rehabilitation Minor is designed to introduce general knowledge in the areas of rehabilitation, Deaf studies, and special education.

Learn about historical, legal, pedagogical, and social issues underlying services in special education and rehabilitation
Gain an understanding of individuals with disabilities and acquire skills to meet their needs
Study theory and approaches to serving disabled students with language and cultural differences

Sample Courses

This 18-unit minor requires a minimum of 9 upper division (300-400 level) units. Through this program, you will take courses from top scholars in a variety of subjects, including:

  • SERP 400: Survey of Exceptional Students (3 units)
  • SERP 414: Introduction to Disability Studies (3 units)
  • SERP 416: Disability Perspectives and Narratives (3 units)
  • SERP 402: Behavior Principles and Disability: Assessment and Intervention (3 units)   

Learn more about specific course requirements.


The program will help prepare students for a variety of careers in the field of special education and rehabilitation, including roles as an itinerant teacher, case manager, and early intervention specialist.

Contact Us

For more information about this minor, visit Academic Advising or call 520-621-7865 to set up an appointment with a College of Education advisor.