Bachelor in Special Education

University of Tripoli - Department of Apecial education


The Special Education Department   is one of the specializations of the Faculty of Education and it is concerned with graduating special education teachers and trainees to work with persons with disabilities, and to provide them with services in several fields.


That the student acquires the experiences and skills that enable him to work with people with special needs in various educational environments. That the student acquires the ability to design individual plans and prepare training programs to provide appropriate services for people with special needs. The student acquires the ability to benefit from the available resources to provide services to those in need


The student acquires knowledge and understanding, masters mental skills, practical and vocational skills, general and transferable skills.

Certificate Rewarded

Bachelor of Arts and Education  (Special Education).

Entry Reuirements

The academic estimate of the student in the previous stage to this program. Acceptance exam and personal interview.  The ability of the program to be absorbed by students according to the available capabilities.

Study Plan

The Bachelor in Special Education prepares students to qualify for Bachelor in Special Education. The student studies several subjects which have been carefully chosen in this major to cover its different aspects.

It comprises 8 Semesters of study, in which the student will study a total of 131 units, which include 44 units of general subjects, and 79 major units, 4 of elective units. In addition to a final project in the student's major.

Study plan for this program is shown below:

1st Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
EPSY101 Fundamentals of Education 02 Compulsory +

It clarifies the historical, philosophical and social foundations of education, and clarifies the relationship between education and society, its goals and aspirations. Learn about the methods and skills that help educators perform their tasks efficiently.

AR103 Arabic language 1 02 University requirement +

Students apply the rules, especially the principles of writing, during the lecture, which are as follows: . The word: its meaning and its divisions - Noun, verb and a letter signs. - . Types of nouns, types of verbs - . Types of nouns, types of verbs - .Al-Ta'a Al-Morbouta and Al-Ta'a Al-Maftoha'ah - The difference between close letters. - - Elementary Hamza (section at the beginning of the word, and linking) definition, drawing method, pronunciation, location, originality and addition, placements, the rule of distinction between the two ( types of Hamza). - General applications on the vocabulary of the course through the texts of the Holy Qur’an, the Prophet’s Sunnah, and the eyes of poetry and prose, provided that their number is not less than ten texts, which the student is required to have, provided that exam questions do not deviate from them.

AR101 Quranic Studies 1 02 University requirement +

In the classroom, students study the aspect of faith as follows: - the meaning of religion and the need of people for it, and the most important characteristics of the Islamic religion. B- Faith and action. - Increase and decrease of faith. - Deprivation of faith. C- Pillars of faith. First: Belief in God Almighty. - The existence of God and the evidence for him - the meaning of the monotheism of God. - Attributes of Allah Almighty. - The Beautiful Names of Allah. Second: Belief in angels: their truth, attributes, and functions. Third: Belief in the heavenly books and introducing them. Fourth: Belief in the Messengers: The difference between the Prophet and the Messenger. Prophecy is a blessing. The number of Messengers. - The (Olo Alazem) .- The attributes due to the messengers .- The virtue of our Prophet Muhammad - may God's peace and blessings be upon him - .- The generality of his message and that he is the last prophet that came to spread the message of Islam .- The obligation to love him .- The measure by which his love is known. Fifth- Belief in (Alyawm AlAkher): - the minor and major Signs of the Hour. - Conditions of the other world: conditions of death and isthmus – (Resurrection - Hashr - Intercession - Presentation and calculation - Balance - Basin - Path - Paradise - Hell. Sixth: Belief in predestination and destiny. - The meaning of destiny and predestination. - The meaning of belief in predestination. - The advantage of faith in predestination. - Satisfaction with predestination does not contradict the introduction of reasons. - Man is responsible for his actions and invoking predestination is misguidance.

CS100 computer 1 02 University requirement +

This course covers the following main headings, which are the uses of the computer - its types - the binary digital system - the physical components of the computer - types of software - computer networks - the basics of the Internet - computer crimes and data security and protection.

SE100 An introduction to special education 02 Compulsory +

This course introduces the concept of special education, and to define the various categories of disability (mental, visual, emotional, auditory, physical, learning difficulties, speech and speech problems), and those identified as gifted or exceptional. The course looks into the historical development of raising abnormal children, and determines key causes of disability, how to diagnose and classify it, and the relevant programs and services provided.

EN100 General English1 02 University requirement +

This course aims to develop the students' ability to deal with the English basics used in everyday life. It helps them communicate correctly and improve their English language four skills ( listening, speaking, reading and writing ) by using efficient and helpful exercises, conversations, examples and activities . It also provides them with the basic and simple grammar of English language ( like verbs, simple present, present continuous… ) and commonly used vocabulary and phrases.

SE101 Course Name Introduction to the practice of social work 02 Compulsory +

This course aims at identifying the beginning of social service, philosophy and objectives, and the extent to which it relates to special education. It also aims to develop several relevant student skills.

EPSY 100 General Psychology 02 Compulsory +

The concept of general psychology. The objectives of psychology and the variables that govern behavior, types of branches of psychology. The most important concepts and principles related to psychology. Research methods in general psychology, general psychological laws of human behavior. Schools of Psychology - Nervous System and Behavior. Higher mental processes, learning, the concept of stimulus and response, the concept of intelligence, perception, sensation, remembering, forgetting, and thinking. Motivation: Defining motivation and the different classifications of motives that can be limited to biological and physiological motives, employing psychological knowledge and educational concepts to serve the educational process.

SE104 Music education 02 Compulsory +

This course introduces music, its elements, significance and role in developing aspects personality in terms of mental, physical, social, and psychological aspects of the average in a child and in children with special needs, in addition to realizing the role of music as a means of treatment for some cases.

SE102 School health education 02 Compulsory +

This course identifies the health services provided to children of school age, what is meant by health education, and issues related to habits, malnutrition and pathological factors, and the role of the educational institution in health education and disease prevention. The course also equips students with the skill of providing first aid and self-nursing.

2nd Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
SE105 Hearing disability 02 Compulsory SE100 +

This course introduces students to the concept of hearing impairment. It also deals with the knowledge of its causes, the methods of prevention, linking it to the reality, and determining hearing system structure. This course aims to develop students’ skills in distinguishing methods of teaching people with hearing disabilities by using their own speaking language, and how to use (educational tests) curricula to diagnose hearing impairment problems The course focuses on the application of educational tests for auditory distinction, the educational services provided to them, and hearing aids

SE110 Social practice of people with disabilities 02 Compulsory SE101 +

This course includes the emergence of social practice, its concept, and the theoretical foundations of social practice with special groups. And the most important professional practice skills of the social worker with people with special needs.

EPSY 203 Developmental Psychology 02 General EPSY 100 +

Course shortdescription: The course aims to acquire the student: The concept of growth. Growth demands, laws of growth. The theoretical and applied importance of studying developmental psychology. Factors affecting the growth process - genetic factors - environmental factors - other factors). Research Methods in Developmental Psychology:( The historical curriculum - the descriptive approach - the experimental approach - the clinical approach), the stages of child development, its manifestations, gender differences, and its educational applications Childhood problems, adolescence - concept - definition, demands of growth in adolescence. The theoretical and applied importance of studying the psychology of adolescence. Factors affecting the development of the adolescent's personality: (vital factors - environmental factors - other factors) Stages of adolescent development, its manifestations, gender differences, and its educational applications: (adulthood - early adolescence. middle adolescence - late adolescence - adolescence problems

SE106 Visual impairment 02 Compulsory SE100 +

This course aims to identify the sense of vision, how it works, the concept of visual impairment and its most important terms, classifications, prevention methods, and their impact on growth as well as the importance of residual vision. The course also identifies the needs of visually impaired persons, the most important teaching methods and programs (educational, psychological, and social), and early intervention programs.

SE107 Healthy physical disability 02 Compulsory SE100 +

The course introduces the concept of physical and health disability, its classifications and causes. It identifies programmes and services for this group, while adapting educational means and methods.

SE108 Concepts and terms in special education 02 Compulsory EPSY100 SE100 +

This course aims to introduce students to the most commonly used English terms in the field of special education, and to help them understand the meanings of these terms. It also helps to approximate the meanings of words and terms and remove confusion and ambiguity in understanding their connotations, which reduces the difficulty of reaching a common understanding among specialists in this field.

SE109 Functional art education 02 Compulsory SE104 +

This course includes identifying the importance of the arts and their function in developing behavior and providing the necessary technical skills for children with special needs, and training in the use of various artistic and plastic tools and others to achieve the desired behavioral goals.

EPSY 201 General Teaching Methods 02 Compulsory +

The student acquires some cognitive, emotional and skill aspects of education related to teaching and its methods that help them in teaching general education curricula. The student is characterized by the moral values and positive attitudes required by the teaching profession. The student has the ability to use modern teaching methods that emphasize the learners' activity and positivity and take into account the individual differences among them. The student formulates behavioral goals in its various fields (cognitive, emotional, and psychomotor): He has the ability to plan effectively (daily, quarterly, and annual), and he has the ability to manage the classroom effectively.

EN101 General English2 02 University requirement EN100 +

This course is designed to enhance the students' ability to deal with the concepts used in English language and upgrade their knowledge of English in an authentic context. It also teaches the language required for performing the language which are necessary for any kind of English language enquiry.

CS101 Computer 2 02 University requirement CS100 +

This course gives the student a quick introduction to: computers, their operating system, application programs, windows and their uses, Paint, notebooks, Internet browsers, and the use of application programs, Word, Excel, and Power Point in practice. Where the practical part is considered the largest part for acquiring practical skills, and these programs will help the student in completing his duties, his graduation project, and in his practical life after graduation.

AR104 Arabic language 2 02 University requirement AR103 +

Students apply the rules, especially the principles of writing, during the lecture, and they are as follows: . Construction and syntax, and the building of nouns, verbs and letters- . Conditions of syntax, and its original and sub-signs- . Applications on the primary Hamza- . The provisions of the moderate and extreme Hamza- Soft Alaff. - - Administrative writing: application, its contents, formulation, forms: university application, job, transfer, loan. - General applications on the vocabulary of the course through the texts of the Holy Qur’an, the Prophet’s Sunnah, and from a prospective of poetry and prose, provided that their number is not less than ten texts, which the student is required to have, provided that exam questions do not deviate from them.

3rd Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
SE200 Mental disability 02 Compulsory SE105 SE106 SE107 +

This course includes the historical development of the concept of mental disability, its medical, psychological, and social definitions, in addition to causes and methods of prevention. The course also includes methods of measurement and diagnosis of mental disability, its characteristics, the needs of the mentally handicapped, the problems associated with the phenomenon of mental disability, programmes and the reality of special education services for the mentally handicapped.

SE202 Psychology of play 02 Compulsory EPSY100 EPSY203 +

This course includes an introduction to the psychology of play and its importance, objectives, and educational functions. It also explains the types of play and how to use play as a method of psychotherapy, and the interpretation of its theories.

SE201 Caring for talented and creative people 02 Compulsory SE105 SE106 SE107 +

This course aims to identify the meaning and characteristics of giftedness, creativity, and excellence, and related theories and applications. It also aims to develop positive attitudes towards upbringing and educating the gifted and creative. The course helps students to develop teaching skills for the gifted and talented, and to create educational programmes for them, which includes comprehensive school enrichment. It also identifies methods for identifying talented and creative people and highlights the role of civil society in nurturing them.

SE203 Psychological guidance and guidance 02 Compulsory EPSY100 EPSY203 +

This course aims to identify the concept of guidance and the concept of counseling and the difference between them, the foundations upon which the counseling process is based, its importance for people with special needs and their families, and its objectives. Learn about psychological counseling theories and their applications. It also aims to train students on the nature of counseling services that can be provided to people with special needs, and to shed light on the nature of families with special needs in terms of (their problems, needs, and requirements) and the psychological pressures they face, and to know the areas of guidance and guidance for them.

SE204 Rehabilitation skills for special groups 02 Compulsory SE110 +

This course identifies concepts of habituation and rehabilitation processes and the difference between them. It addresses the importance of rehabilitation, its types, and the role of rehabilitation specialist in addition to the foundations and principles upon which both the rehabilitation and rehabilitation processes are based. It also highlights the various rehabilitation services provided to the disabled, such as medical, psychological, social, educational, and vocational services, and the basic skills needed to facilitate the transition of the disabled through stages of integration into society with minimum difficulties.

SE406E Kindergarten for children with special needs 02 Elective +

The course introduces the students to the concept of childhood, kindergarten and its types, as well as the concept of early intervention, its objectives, and importance. It also differentiates between categories of children with special needs, and identifies key teaching aids, and special considerations for teaching children with special needs.

ST100 Principles of statistics 02 University requirement +

This course introduces the basic concepts in descriptive statistics by introducing the methods of collecting data and arranging it, how to present them in frequency tables, and representing these tables with an appropriate graph, as well as introducing the students to the methods of data analysis using measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, measures of torsion and flattening, and comparing the characteristics of these different scales.

AR102 Quranic studies2 02 University requirement AR101 +

Students study in the classroom the aspect of worship and the study includes the following: - Worship concept and objectives. - Purity: its definition, divisions and rulings: pure objects and unclean objects - what is permissible to eat and wear and what is not permissible - water, its divisions and rulings. - Ablution: its definition, conditions, statutes, Sunnahs, mustahabbah, makrooh and contradictions. - Wiping over the socks. - Ghusl: its obligations, conditions, statutes, Sunnahs, mustahabbah, and types.- Things that prevent the smaller and larger event - Wiping on the cast. - Tayammum: its causes, conditions, pillars, Sunnahs, mustahabbat, and contradictions. - Prayer: its times, conditions, statutes, Sunnahs, and invalidations.

AR105 Arabic language 3 02 University requirement AR104 +

Summarized course Students apply the rules and especially the writing origins during the lecture, -Actual sentence. -Number provisions. -Delete and increase some letters. -The Judgment of Hamza -Punctuation marks. - Searching in lexicons -Writing reports, writing requests in particular, with application to the typical job application writing method. -General applications on the vocabulary of the rapporteur through the texts of the Holy Koran, the Prophetic Sunnah, the poetry and prose, but not less than ten texts. The examinations are other than these texts

EPSY 202 Basics Of Curriculums 02 Compulsory EPSY 203 +

The mini-description recognizes the importance of studying curriculum science and recognizes the concepts associated with the school curriculum. Compares the main trends about the concept of the school curriculum and its theories, historical stages, and the factors of its development and improvement It accommodates the components of the school curriculum system, and its Islamic rooting. Acquire the skill of formulating educational objectives. Understand the extent of integration and overlap of the processes of building the school curriculum, understand the foundations of building the school curriculum. Increase the knowledge and skill necessary to analyze the school curriculum. Compare the different organizations for building the school curriculum. To understand the great burden that falls on him as a future teacher in the process of implementing the curriculum. Recognizes the importance of evaluating and developing the school curriculum. To be aware of the importance of his role as a teacher in the process of evaluating and developing the curriculum

EPSY 200 Educational Psychology 02 Compulsory EPSY 100 +

Mini description The concept, importance and goals of learning psychology. The most important concepts and principles related to the psychology of learning, research methods in educational psychology, understanding the learning process and its conditions. Learning theories, and how to benefit from them in the educational situation. Comparison between learning theories and their educational applications. The importance of transferring the impact of learning as a result of the learning process. The concept of intelligence, special abilities, individual differences, and factors affecting them. The concept of motivation, and providing students with concepts about it, and how to provoke it for them. The student acquired the skill of educational evaluation, building achievement tests, employing knowledge, and psychological educational concepts to serve the educational process.

4th Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
EPSY 302 Measurements and Evaluation 02 Compulsory EPSY 100 +

Recognizing the following concepts: psychological measurement - educational evaluation - tests - evaluation, determining the relationship between the four concepts mentioned in the first point, recognizing validity and reliability as conditions for measurement and evaluation, recognizing the types of achievement tests.

SE205 Learning disabilities for people with special needs 02 Compulsory EPSY201 SE200 +

This course covers the historical development in the field of learning difficulties, definition for educational difficulty, its causes, types, and characteristics, as well as the difference between learning difficulties, slow learning, and simple mental retardation. The course also includes methods of diagnosing learning difficulties, methods of detecting them, and the key educational programmes and services for various age groups.

SE206 Behavioral disorders 02 Compulsory EPSY200 SE203 +

This course identifies the basic concepts of behavioural disorders, and explains their causes, classifications, and characteristics. It also addresses the methods for diagnosing and evaluating behavioural disorders, as well as teaching programmes and methods, curricula, and educational settings appropriate for people with behavioural disorder.

SE207 Communication skills for people with special needs 04 Compulsory SE110 SE204 +

This course aims to identify basic skills in communicating with people with special needs. It also aims to introduce students to sign language for the deaf, Braille for the visually impaired, verbal and linguistic training, and in distinguishing between sensory and physical communication methods.

SE208 Sign language 02 Compulsory SE110 SE204 +

This course identifies the process of verbal and manual communication with hearing impaired persons. It trains students on types of signs, their sources and levels, with practical training on finger spelling of numbers, the Arabic alphabet, and places of articulation. The students learn about existing efforts to compile a unified Arabic indicative dictionary for the deaf.

SE209 Social institutions management 02 Compulsory SE110 +

The course deals with the concept of management, its principles, and its importance. It also deals with training students on basic skills and abilities to work in the field of management. The course also discusses administrative and technical aspects and practices.

SE210 Special physical education 02 Compulsory SE109 +

This course aims at defining physical education, physical disability, and its types and causes. It also aims to highlight the role of physical education in the development of children with special needs, and the development of cognitive concepts related to the practice of physical activity. The course familiarizes with ways of developing physical fitness related to health and physical activity, and how to develop large and small muscles and motor synergy. The difference between special physical education and general physical education will also be addressed.

AR106 Arabic language 4 02 University requirement AR105 +

Students apply rules, especially writing rules, during a lecture. - The nominal sentence. - Application of the provisions of the number. - Questioning style. - Disconnect and connect. - Knowledge of writing messages in general. - Applications to the prestudied spelling rules and punctuation marks. - Some common errors. - Recognize the spelling and linguistic benefits. - Exercises on how to create a question form that is language-correct and use appropriate punctuation. - Practice writing numbers with letters. - General applications on the vocabulary of the course through the texts of the Holy Qur'an, the Sunna of the Prophet, and from the prospective of poetry and prose, provided that they are not less than ten texts.

EPSY301 Research Methods 02 Compulsory EPSY 111 +

Scientific and its characteristics - scientific research scientific research institutions. The researcher, his competence and scientific trends - variables in scientific research and their classifications). Scientific research scheme (preparation of research scheme - elements of research scheme - research sources). Scientific writing tools: (documenting scientific research data - using the library - searching for information sources by computer and Internet services. Methodology of writing in research papers - Methods of documentation in the text - Documentation at the end of the report). Types of educational research: (methodological foundations - cases in which it is used - types, (descriptive research - survey - case study. relational research - historical research - experimental research). Fundamentals of scientific writing: (skills of using the library - introducing the foundations of book classification - how to use references - critical speed reading skills. summarizing skills - writing skills in research papers). Data collection tools in educational research: Observation: (types - advantages and disadvantages of each of them - how to organize them and benefit from the data derived from them). Questionnaire: (Its advantages and disadvantages - how to prepare it and analyze its data - its application through a personal interview). - An applied study to introduce how to analyze textbooks.

5th Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
SE304 Tests and measurement in special needs education 02 Compulsory SE211 +

This course covers concepts related to measurement processes, familiarity with skills and conditions required to apply the test or scale in special needs education. The course also tackles students’ ability to interpret test results and whether to rely on them in making educational decisions.

SE303 Physiological Psychology 02 Compulsory SE211 +

This course aims to introduce the physiological psychology, to get acquainted with the human nervous system and its basic information, and its main role in carrying out the various psychological functions (awareness, attention, remembering...), and the link between the functions of the nervous system and behavior The human being, and realizing the relationship between the imbalance in the functions of the nervous system and the manifestations of the various disorders that can affect the person as a result of this imbalance, and the relationship between these disorders and their impact on human behavior.

SE301 Designing programs for people with special needs 03 Compulsory SE211 +

This course provides students with the foundations for building and designing educational and remedial programs, skills education programs, and early intervention programs for people with special needs. It also aims to train students in preparing and analyzing program design models, prepare plans and goals, and determine program content in proportion to special categories of needs.

EPSY 401 Psychological Health 02 Compulsory EPSY 302 +

EPSY 303 Teaching learning Aids 02 Compulsory +

The course familiarizes the learner with the concept of the communication process and its stages, its elements and its relationship with education and learning, and the concept of the educational medium in accordance with its historical development. and their types and classifications, and the basis for their preparation and effective use to improve the learning and education process.

SE211 Individual differences for people with special needs 02 Compulsory +

This course introduces the concept of individual differences, types, and factors affecting individual differences amongst people with special needs. The course also outlines the extent to which individual differences relate to categories of persons with special needs.

SE300 Laws and legislation for people with disabilities 02 Compulsory EPSY200 +

This course introduces the students to the rights of people with disabilities including the right to education, health and work as any other member in the society. The course also aims to introduce laws and legislation that govern the running of institutions and centers that provide services to people with special needs.

SE302 Behavior modification 02 Compulsory SE206 +

This course addresses the concept of behaviour modification as a way to change human behaviour. It looks into the techniques, skills, and methods used in behaviour modification, while providing the opportunity for practical training on such methods.

6th Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
SE306 Personality theories 02 Compulsory SE211 +

This course provides knowledge of personality, the importance of studying personality and the linguistic origin of the term. It also includes dimensions of personality and theories that deal with personality.

SE307 Teaching methods for special needs 02 Compulsory EPSY201 EPSY303 +

This course is considered a theoretical basis for the teaching applications and teaching practice. It focuses on providing students with the essential, concepts, and skills related to novel methods, means, strategies, and methods of teaching for particular special needs groups, in addition to applying individual and group teaching methods in special education. This course also deals with cognitive and behavioral methods required for special education, the standards and requirements related to the methods used for variable needs categories.

SE305 Pronunciation and speech disorders 02 Compulsory SE303 +

This course aims to identify the basic concepts of speech and verbal communication, and the stages of children acquisition of articulation and speech skills. It also aims to identify the anatomy of the vocal system responsible for pronunciation and speech, and to identify types of speech disorder, their causes, and impact on development. The course introduces students to how to treat speech disorders and reduce their effects.

SE309 Laboratory in special education 02 Compulsory SE301 +

The aim of the special education laboratory is to train students to apply psychological tests and intelligence tests, and be trained to use methods of communication (hearing aids, computer use) with the hearing impaired or with the visually impaired (senses of the blind, educational aids, the computer).

SE410E Social Psychology 02 Elective +

The course aims to introduce the students to the concept of social psychology, its origin and development, and to enable them to understand and define the concept of socialization and the institutions of socialization. The course also aims to develop students’ skills in using theory in interpreting the social behavior of individuals, and to develop their abilities to identify types and roles of social relations, social roles, and social centers.

7th Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
SE400 Early intervention 02 Compulsory SE207 SE303 +

This course aims to acquaint the students with the principles and development of special education for early childhood. The course also assesses the developmental processes in early childhood, how to reduce the impact of disability, the role of family interactions in early intervention and to realize the relationship between education and early intervention, and between health care and preventive guidance methods. It also identifies methods for detecting vulnerable children, ways of preventing disabilities in early childhood, and important psychological and social services available.

SE401 Clinical Psychology 02 Compulsory EPSY401 SE304 +

This course introduces and defines clinical psychology, the clinical psychologist, and highlights significant neurotic and mental illnesses (definition, diagnosis, and treatment).

SE402 Teaching applications 04 Compulsory SE301 SE307 +

The objective of the applied teaching course is to prepare the students for teaching practice by providing opportunities to practice teaching in various ways (teaching methods) within the college. This will equip students with the necessary skills in preparation for teaching practice on the one hand, and for real teaching on the other. Through this course, the students apply (or train on) various modern teaching methods (according to specialization) covered during General Teaching Methods and Specialised Teaching Methods, including giving lessons, planning the lesson, preparing questions, discussing, designing exams, and correcting them, dealing with students, assessment and evaluation, class management, use of educational technology, and all other skills and tasks that the teacher performs in all psychological, behavioural and scientific aspects. This course also includes organizing visits for students to centres and institutions for people with special needs.

SE407E Mathematical principles 02 Elective +

The course aims to introduce the students to counting methods, the history of numbers and numerical systems, and the principles of abstract algebra. The students acquire the principles of geometry and the skills of implementing the four basic math operations and the methods of teaching them. The course also seeks to develop students' skills in math sets and relationships, and acquaint them with methods of mathematical proof.

SE408E 02 Elective +

The course introduces students to the basic phenomena school sciences and identifies different types of plants, animals, and distinguishes between types of environmental systems. It trains the students in the use of science laboratories and basic natural phenomena (light and sound, heat, properties of matter, electricity, modern physics); biology (plant and animal science), different types of plants and animals. The course also identifies types of ecosystems and the relationships between living organisms, which leads to adopting a culture of environmental protection.

SE411E Educational Sociology 02 Elective +

The course introduces the students to the concept of sociology in general and educational sociology in particular. It highlights the reality of sociology in the educational process and its role within educational institutions, especially those targeting special needs groups. The course relates concepts of educational sociology with theories addressing educational personality.

8th Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
SE403 Teaching Practice (field training) 04 Compulsory SE402 +

The aim of Teaching Practice is to provide students with the opportunity to apply theory to the practice of teaching. The students perform teaching at kindergartens, schools, and special needs institutions. Through this course, the students gain opportunity to observe experienced teachers (in educational institutions) and benefit from their experience in preparing and teaching lessons. Teaching practice is an essential pillar in teacher preparation and is an integrated part that complements theoretical study. Teaching practice is the real criterion for judging the success of the teacher preparation program, through which theory and practice are linked, where student teachers possesses the necessary practical competencies associated with various methods of teaching and assessment.

SE404 Graduation project 04 Compulsory EPSY301 +

In this course, students select a research project topic (according to specialization), presents it as a proposal, then conduct research on the topic. Steps and methodology for research, including defining the problem, collecting data, analysing it, previous studies, results, recommendations, etc. are followed. The purpose of the graduation project is to train students in conducting research in their field.

Elective Subjects

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
SE308 Psychological tests 02 Compulsory EPSY401 +

This course aims to introduce psychological tests, their types and importance, characteristic of a good test, and the foundations of rationing psychological testing. The course presents a set of psychological tests and trains students on how to use them.