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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017-2018

Elementary Education and Special Education (PreK-8)


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Requirements


The student seeking licensure as a Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8) must also complete a major in elementary education. The student is required to maintain a 2.70 cumulative GPA and earn a C or better in education classes. Students choose core humanities, social science and natural science options which meet licensure requirements as defined by the Department of Education, and complete an acceptable liberal arts major (biology, chemistry, English, history, linguistics, mathematics, physics, Spanish, or French ). The student must apply for acceptance into the program during the sophomore year and must meet licensure requirements for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the time of program completion.✣ SEI endorsement course is required. See departmental advisor.

✣ The College reserves the right to alter program requirements as necessary to remain in compliance with Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education licensure standards.

In addition to elementary education major course requirements, the following courses are required for the elementary and special education PreK-8 licensure program:

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