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Childhood Inclusive Education Program Major
The Department of Education and Human Development offers a Childhood Inclusive Education
Program that includes initial dual certification in Childhood and Students with Disabilities
(Grades 1- 6), qualifying teacher candidates to teach in general and special education/inclusive
classrooms. Certification in Childhood Inclusive Education requires students to complete an
appropriate major in one of the College's academic departments. Education is NOT an academic
major at Brockport. Approved majors are listed below under Program Requirements.
Specific advisement is provided for both the academic major and the certification program.
Students should contact the Department of Education and Human Development about educational
certification requirements and their academic department about major and General Education
requirements as early as possible when planning their programs.
Admission to the Program
Must have 2.5 avg, C- min in any one course to declare major.
- General Education Requirements: Teacher candidates must meet the General Education
requirements in effect at the time of matriculation.
- Pre-professional Preparation: Academic Major — Teacher candidates seeking certification in
Childhood/Special Education must complete one of the following academic majors prior to
- Arts for Children
- Biological Science
- Earth Science
- Health Science
- Political Science
- Pre-professional Preparation: Arts and Science Cognates. In addition to choosing one of the
majors listed above, all Childhood Inclusive teacher candidates must complete the following
cognate courses, some of which may also meet requirements in the major and/or General
Education core. The following courses fulfill the liberal arts cognate requirements in the
Childhood Inclusive Program and may be taken prior to acceptance into the program.
Childhood Inclusive Education Program Requirements:
one year of college-level study or its equivalent of a
language other than English with a minimum grade of "C" at the 112
level. American Sign Language can be used to fulfill this requirement.
- ENG482Children’s Literature
ONE of the following:
- ENG210 Creative Writing
- ENG300 Advanced Composition
- ENG303 Introduction to Literary Analysis (English majors)
- ENG490 Creative Writing for Teachers
- HLS306 Contemporary Issues in Health (Health Science majors)
- HST390 The History Seminar (History majors)
- MTH313 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I
- MTH314 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II
- NAS273 Investigation in the Physical Science
ONE of the following:
- BIO111 Principles of Biology
- GEL100 Our Earth
- ESC102 Elements of Geography
ONE of the following:
- HST211 Early America
- HST212 Modern America
IV. Professional Preparation: Education Courses (46 credits)
Phase 1: (credits 10)
- PSH384 Child Psychology*
- PRO370 Health and Drug Education for Teacher Candidates*
- EDI330 Inquiry Into Learning**
- EDI413 Introduction to Special Education*
NOTE:*PSH 384, PRO 370 and EDI 413 may be taken prior to program acceptance. PSH 384 and
PRO 370 require a minimum grade of "C." All EDI courses require a minimum grade of "C+."
Phase 2 (must be taken concurrently): (credits 9)
- EDI407 Emergent Language and Literacy
- EDI414 Methods in Special Education**
- EDI423 Diverse Learners in Social Studies
Phase 3 (must be taken concurrently with the exception of EDI 430): (credits 15)
- EDI417 Language, Literacy, and the Learner**
- EDI419 Assessment in Special Education
- EDI424 Diverse Learners in Math
- EDI425 Diverse Learners in Science
- EDI430 Education and Society (Once accepted, may be taken in any Phase prior to Phase 4)
NOTE:**50-hour field experience beyond class time required in these courses.
All pre-professional cognates and professional courses in Phases 1-3 must be completed
prior to student teaching.
V. Professional Preparation: Student Teaching with Seminar (12 credits)
Phase 4: (credits 12)
- EDI455 Practicum and Seminar in Inclusive Childhood Education
NOTE:Teacher candidates are responsible for their own transportation for all off-campus field
experiences, including student teaching.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Excellent preparation for:
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