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  Jan 17, 2018
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG] See drop-down menu above to access other catalogs.

Special Education, Teacher of Students with Severe Disabilities (All Levels) Concentration, BSE

Departments: Special Education and Communication Disorders 

Admission Requirements

  • Candidates are enrolled in two majors, special education and an arts and sciences major
  • Candidates must meet College of Education and Allied Studies Professional Education Program admission requirements that include, but are not limited to, passage of the Communication and Literacy portion of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL) and an undergraduate GPA of 2.8 (with “C+” or better in ENGL 101  and ENGL 102 ) prior to enrolling in SPED 300 or 400 level course work

Program Requirements

  • In consultation with advisers, undertake appropriate course work and activities
  • Candidates must complete appropriate core curriculum and arts and sciences requirements
  • Candidates must submit evidence that they have passed the General Curriculum MTEL® prior to the student teaching experience


* To be completed prior to admission to professional education and enrollment in upper-division education courses.

Total minimum credits: 30

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, For additional graduation requirements, see the “Undergraduate Academic Policies ” section of this catalog.