The Special Education Department of Cal State Northridge issues permission numbers for the following courses:
For students not admitted to a Credential Program:
- SPED 420*
*If you have not been admitted to a credential program but were advised to enroll in SPED 420, you will need a permission number.
The department will only issue permission numbers to non-credential candidates who appear on the SPED 420 Approved list.
Students are placed on this approved list by their academic advisor.
Fieldwork and Student Teaching Courses:
- SPED 578
- SPED 580
Induction Credential Entrance and Exit Courses:
- SPED 628
- SPED 638/SPED 683 (EC only)
Masters Core Requirement Courses:
- SPED 681
- SPED 682
- SPED 683
Masters Culminating Experience Courses:
- SPED 697
- SPED 698
Other courses shouldn’t require a permission number, but occasionally they will if:
- You met prerequisites at another school
- You met prerequisites as an undergraduate
- You are an Ed Therapy student with different prerequisites
If you require permission for a course not listed above, please verify the following items before writing:
- It is not a closed section of the class.
(in Class Search go to the Class Details and check for Class Notes)
- You have met all the prerequisites.
(check the Catalog & the Class Notes)