To declare a minor in professional practices in special education and communication disorders, the student must complete a Program of Study Declaration form through the Academic Achievement Center. The advisor is the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders chairperson.
Students declaring the minor should contact the chairperson of the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders to develop a program plan.
Candidates for the minor in professional practices in special education and communication disorders must meet the 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)
a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8
completion of ENGL 101 and ENGL 102 with a minimum grade of “C+” prior to enrolling in SPED 300- or 400-level course work