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  Jan 18, 2018
 
CURRENT 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Inclusive Education, B.S.ED.


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Total number of hours for program: 126.

Students who complete this major will be recommended for North Carolina teaching licensure in Exceptional Education: General Curriculum (K-6) and eligible for licensure in Elementary Education (K-6).

Admission to the Inclusive Education Program  

Students seeking admission to the Inclusive Education Program must declare their major and meet the requirements for the Teacher Education Program Teacher Education Program . In addition to courses in the professional education sequence and courses in the major, Inclusive Education teacher candidates must earn a C or better in the following courses: ENGL 101, ENGL 202. If a student’s overall GPA falls below 2.75 the student will be removed from the program and must improve the GPA and reapply for admission. If a student receives an F in any course in the professional education sequence or major, the student must retake the course when it is offered and earn a grade C or better. If a student fails any required major course twice, the student is withdrawn from the major. If a student does not successfully complete internship they may be withdrawn from the program and will be ineligible for licensure. 

Admission to the Professional Education Sequence in Inclusive Education

Students in the Professional Education must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program and are subject to all of the teacher education requirements. EDCI 201 is the only course in the professional education sequence that may be taken prior to admission to teacher education.

 Continuation in the Inclusive Education Program

To continue in the program, students must meet the continuation requirements of the Teacher Education Program Teacher Education Program .  Inclusive education majors are required to maintain a 2.75 in the major and to earn a “C” or better in all courses required in the major.  If a student earns a grade below a “C” in a required course or a student’s grade point average in the major falls below 2.75, the student will not be permitted to enroll in SPED 312, SPED 423 or SPED 484.  Any dismissal from a field experience or internship will result in a grade lower than a C and will make the teacher candidate ineligible for licensure.

Liberal Studies Hours: 42


Liberal Studies Program Requirements 

Additional Requirements:


Visit the program’s website at http://inclusiveed.wcu.edu to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.

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