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Curriculum: B.S.E. Elementary, Special Ed; MS Speech Language Pathology

Candidates in the program complete a (i) full major from the College of Arts and Sciences; (ii) a full major in education; (iii) six preparatory courses in speech-language pathology, and (iv) a general education sequence. Faculty advisors work with education majors, beginning in the first year, providing guidance about major selection and academic planning.

Candidates in the elementary/special education program are required to complete three school-based clinical experiences prior to the yearlong senior clinical experience and practice (effective for candidates completing the program in 2017-2018 and beyond).
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Professional Education

Minimum of 30 credits

Curriculum Requirements
EDST 1001 Introduction to Education: Fall, Freshmen 3
EDST 4000 Child Curriculum and Development: Spring, Freshmen 3
EDST 2001 Life in the Diverse Classroom: Fall, Sophomore 3
EDST 2004 Early Literacy: Fall, Sophomore 3
EDST 3005 Literacy Across the Curriculum: Spring, Sophomore 3
EDST 2006 Teaching Science in Diverse Classrooms: Fall, Senior 3
EDST 2005 Teaching Math in Diverse Classrooms: Spring, Junior 3
EDST 3003 Teaching Social Studies in Diverse Classrooms: Junior or Senior 3
EDST 4001 Senior Clinical Practice Seminar: Fall or Spring, Senior 3

General Education Core

18 credits

General Education Requirements
CPSY 1001 Diverse Learners & Their Families, Part I: Fall, Freshmen 3
CPSY 1002 Diverse Learners & Their Families, Part II: Spring, Freshmen 3
CPSY 2102 Autism and Developmental Disabilities: Spring, Sophomore 3
CPSY 2101 Learning Disabilities: Spring, Junior 3
CPSY 3103 Assessment: Fall: Fall, Senior 3
CPSY 3400 Literacy and Numeracy Strategies for Struggling Learners: Fall, Senior 3

GMSL: Graduate Medical Education

Undergraduate courses open to all

Note these courses are taken one per semester throughout sophomore and junior year; two are only offered in the summer (May through mid July). All of these courses must be completed at Seton Hall University; no transfer courses in speech will be accepted in the 4+2 program.

GMSL: Graduate Medical Education
GMSL 5006 Hearing and Speech Science: Spring, Junior 3
GMSL 5001 Phonetics: Summer, Sophomore 3
GMSL 5005 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Swallowing Mechanism: Fall, Junior 3
GMSL 5003 Language Development: Spring, Sophomore 3
GMSL 5004 Audiology: Summer, Junior 3
GMSL 5007 Introduction to Communication Disorders: Fall, Sophomore 3

Liberal Arts Core: Arts and Sciences

Minimum of 42 credits

Liberal Arts Core: Arts and Sciences
CORE 1101 Journey of Transformation 3
CORE 2101 Christianity & Culture in Dialogue 3
CORE 3101 Engaging the World (student choice of sections) 3
ENGL ENGL1201, ENGL1202, and Literature course 9
MATH MATH 1051, MATH 1061 and Statistics 6
SCIENCE BIOL 1101 or BIOL 1104 or higher level Biology course 3
SCIENCE 2nd Science course must be a physical science (ERTH, PHYS, CHEM) 3
HIST HIST 1301 Recommended 3
ADIM 3410 ARTH, MUHI or creative art/music course 3
BMIE 3700 Integrating  Curriculum and Technology in the Inclusive Classroom 3


Candidates majoring in PSYC, SOBS, ENST, science or math should seek advisement regarding what additional or replacement classes are needed.


Liberal Arts Major: Every education major must complete a full major from Arts and Sciences. Education advisors will work with students to determine the major that will best meet their interests and address licensure opportunities. Majors from Arts and Sciences are a minimum of 36 credits.

**Note: Social Work is NOT an option for a co-major with education.