Special Education
Charity Box '02, a graduate of CCU's School of Education, teaches at the same school that she student-taught in. She was recently honored with the Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year Award to recognize her influence in the lives of her students.

Special Education

(Liberal Arts major)

"The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action."
  -Herbert Spencer, English philosopher, political theorist, and sociological theorist (1820-1903)

The Special Education Generalist K-12 for Liberal Arts majors provides you with instruction on how to facilitate individualized instruction, develop accurate student assessments, integrate learning strategies, and offer educational support. You'll learn how to provide instruction for students with learning and/or physical disabilities, focusing specifically on how to individualize classroom management and structure for these students. 

Special Education in the Christian University

"Love is patient, love is kind..." CCU’s Special Education program prepares you to address the special challenges associated with students who have learning or physical disabilities. The School of Education integrates faith and learning, training you how to excel as a teacher, as well as a believer who shares God's love with students every day. Taught from a Christian worldview, CCU’s Special Education program helps develop you as an educator who is dedicated to addressing diverse learner needs with excellence, through servant-leadership in your field and in society. Small class sizes encourage individualized learning and networking, and allow you direct access to professors. Highly qualified faculty members equip you for teaching careers in all subjects, educating you so you can educate the leaders of the future. Graduates from this program also automatically earn emphases in reading, language arts, and social studies, in addition to their education degree.
Course Catalog
Interesting Special Education classes you might take:
  • Assessment for Students with Disabilities
  • Language Development and Reading Disabilities
  • Secondary & Transitional Issues in Special Education
What can you do with a degree in Special Education ?
  • Apply for Colorado State Licensure in special education
  • Teach in public, private charter, Christian, or International schools
  • Educational Administration
  • Private Tutoring



Emily Coutts '18

Major: Special Education

I love CCU because every day I am challenged to pursue a deeper relationship with God by students and staff alike. I love that the CCU professors are very intentional about forming relationships with their students and they are invested in your academic and personal growth and progress.
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Contact Info

Undergraduate Admissions

Phone: 303-963-3200

or 800-44-FAITH

Fax: 303-963-3201

Email: ccuadmissions@ccu.edu