Curriculum & Courses
Requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Elementary & Special Education
The elementary education undergraduate degree is registered in New York and accredited by NCATE, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
The following table summarizes all requirements for a Bachelor of Science in elementary/children with disabilities education. For an overview of a particular course, click on its title. Our Course Descriptions page lists all education courses. For one possible breakdown of the major by semester, see the Plan of Study, below.
Plan of Study for a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
Leading to Dual Certification in
NY: Childhood Education, 1-6/Students with Disabilities 1-6
This sequence illustrates how requirements can be met in a four-year program. Changes in the sequence of the plan of study below may be desirable, but these must be made in consultation with the student's academic adviser. Click on any linked course to see its full title and description. A list of all education courses is found on our Course Descriptions page.
1.) Field Block courses must be taken together in the same semester. 2.) Field Blocks 1 and 2 must be completed prior to student teaching. 3.) No additional courses may be taken during student teaching semester except the elective EDUC 495A.