Apr 22, 2018  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 
    
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Special Education, Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (Grades 5-12) Concentration, BSE


Department: Special Education and Communication Disorders 

Grade Requirement


A minimum 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 humanities and social sciences major
  • Students must meet the College of Education and Allied Studies Professional Education Program admission requirements prior to enrolling in SPED 300- or 400-level course work. These 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+”

Course Requirements


Prior to the student teaching experience, students must:

  • complete an appropriate psychology course (PSYC 227  or equivalent)
  • have either passed a subject content MTEL® or the General Curriculum MTEL®
  • have passed the Foundations of Reading MTEL®

Cognate course (3 credits)


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  section of this catalog.