Childhood/Special Education

Major Requirements

The following courses are required for the Childhood /Students with Disabilities Program. General Education and content area courses are also required to complete the bachelor's degree.

Major field choices for the childhood program are: Biology, Communications, English, Mathematics, History, or LOTE (Spanish).

For additional general education courses and those that are highly-recommended, please refer to the Molloy College catalog under "Programs for Childhood and Childhood/Special Education."

There are 46* credits required as follows:

Phase I: Apprentice semester (13 credits)

EDU 329

Strategies for All Learners in the Diverse Classroom

3

EDU 330

Field Experience in a School Setting

0

EDU 360

Foundations of Education for Regular and Special Education Teachers

3

EDU 361

Law and Professionalism in Inclusive Settings

1

EDU 364

Instructional Technology for Teachers

3

EDU 365

Critical Examination of Issues in Education

3

Phase II: Preprofessional semester (15 credits*)
EDU 332

Literacy in the Content Areas for Childhood Teachers I

3

EDU 333

Literacy in the Content Areas for Childhood Teachers II

3

EDU 341

Mathematics in the Diverse Classroom

3

EDU 346

Science in the Diverse Classroom

3

EDU 351

Social Studies in the Diverse Classroom

3

EDU 357

Field Experience in a School Setting

0

Phase III: Professional semester (12 credits*)
EDU 352

Teaching Diverse Learners

3

EDU 482

Childhood/Students with Disabilities Student Teaching

8

EDU 488

Student Teaching Seminar

1

*NOTE: Two Additional Courses are Required for this Program 

             PSY 331 Assessment, Diagnosis and Testing (3 credits)

             PSY 335 Identification of Exceptionalities (3 credits)