Childhood/Special Education Programs

Major Requirements

The following courses are required for the 46-credit Childhood Education 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), psychology and sociology.

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

Prior to starting program: PSY 335: Exceptionality: Identification and Management in Education - 3 credits and PSY 331: Assessment, Diagnosis and Evaluation in Education - 3 credits.

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 355

Field Experience in a School Setting

0

Phase III: Professional semester (12 credits)

EDU 352

Teaching Diverse Learners

3

EDU 480

Childhood Student Teaching

8

EDU 488

Student Teaching Seminar

1

 

Education By The Numbers

94%

of education students earn their

NYS teaching certification

10%

Our graduation rate is 10%

higher than other L.I. colleges

48%

Score at a mastery level

on the NYS exam

74

Undergraduates graduated with

128 teaching certifications

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