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  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Special Education, Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8) Concentration, BSE


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Department: Special Education  

Grade Requirement


A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 is required for acceptance into the professional education program, and it must be maintained throughout the program.

Admission Requirements


  • Students are enrolled in two majors: special education and a Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) approved major
  • Students must meet the College of Education and Allied Studies Professional Education Program admission requirements prior to enrolling SPED 300- or 400-level course work. Those requirements include, but are not limited to:
    • passage of the Communication and Literacy portion of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL)
    • a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8
    • completion of ENGL 101  and ENGL 102  with a minimum grade of “C+”

Program Requirements


Prior to the student teaching experience, students must:

  • complete an appropriate psychology course (PSYC 224 , PSYC 227 , or equivalent)
  • have passed the General Curriculum and Math subtest MTEL®
  • have passed the Foundations of Reading MTEL®

Total minimum credits: 33


Core Curriculum Requirements


A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Undergraduate Academic Programs  section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, www.bridgew.edu/corecurriculum. For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies and Procedures  section of this catalog.

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