The B.S.E. in Integrated Elementary and Special Education provides candidates with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to serve all learners in today's schools. The program is nationally recognized by the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).
The B.S.E. in Integrated Elementary and Special Education (minimum 120 credits) offers candidates a minimum of three teaching certificates, extensive clinical experiences from sophomore to senior year, and nationally recognized programs by professional organizations in elementary and special education (ACEI and CEC).
Admission requirements include:
- SAT score of 1180 or an ACT score of 23, or a passing score on the Praxis Core Academic Battery
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
Program requirements include:
- Maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in order to participate in education courses and fieldwork
- Earning a C or higher in all education courses
- Earning a passing score on the Praxis II 5001 exam
- For those graduating in 2017 and beyond, a passing score on the state mandated performance assessment, edTPA
The program is aligned with the standards of the following professional associations.
The Council for Exceptional Children
The Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium
The faculty in the College of Education and Human Services are expert researchers and practitioners in teacher and leader preparation as well as professional psychology and family therapy. Many are actively engaged with schools and community agencies, modeling best practices to their students in the university classroom and in the field. Collaboration within departments and across is encouraged with the recognition that supporting and improving the lives of children, families and communities is a complex process.
As one of the country's leading Catholic universities, Seton Hall has been developing students in mind, heart and spirit since 1856. Home to nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Seton Hall is a place that nurtures compassionate leaders who are prepared to make a difference in the world.
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