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Bachelor of Science Degree in Exceptional Student Education with Reading and ESOL Endorsements - S0010

121 Credits

Helping children and young people overcome challenges to learning is extremely rewarding. As a specialist in Exceptional Student Education you will create opportunities that help every child succeed in the classroom. Through this IRSC program, you will gain a firm foundation in educational methods and classroom experience to help each child reach his or her full potential.*

Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Exceptional Student Education with Reading and ESOL Endorsements are:

  1. Satisfactory completion of all three (3) parts of the Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE).

  2. A passing score on the FTCE General Knowledge (GK) Exam is a pre-requisite to EDG 4376 (GK English Language Arts and Writing), EDG 4377 (GK Math), EDG 4940 (GK Math), RED 4654 (GK Reading), and RED 4854 (GK Reading).

  3. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but, excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

  4. Successful completion of Student Teaching (EEX 4941 and EEX 4945).

  5. All Baccalaureate Education majors must achieve a grade of "C" or better in all content area courses within their declared Program of Study. Content area courses for Exceptional Student Education with ESOL majors are exceptionalities courses. Thus, a grade of "C" or higher is required for EEX 3103, EEX 4221, EEX 4601, EEX 4264, EEX 4265.

Refer to General Education Requirements for additional requirements.

Also required: Completion of all lower-division state-mandated common prerequisites including the Education prerequisites: EDF 2005.

*This program includes multiple field experience requirements in Florida schools.

Transfer from Associate Degree : 24 credits

General Education Requirement: 36 credits

Major Concentration Courses61 credits


Degree Requirements

Major Concentration (61 credits)

SLS 3318LOrientation to Education Programs

0 credits

EDF 3214Human Development and Learning

3 credits

RED 3342Foundations of Research Based Practices in Reading Education and Application of Instruction

3 credits

EEX 4221Educational Assessment of Exceptional Students

3 credits

EDG 4410Classroom Management and Communication

3 credits

EME 3410Integrating Technology in the Classroom

3 credits

EDF 4430Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment

3 credits

EDG 4377Integrating Mathematics and Science

3 credits

EEX 4601Effective Behavioral Interventions and Practices in Exceptional Students

3 credits

TSL 4081Second Language Acquisition and Cross-Cultural Communication

3 credits

EEX 4264Curriculum and Instruction for Students with Disabilities K-5

3 credits

EDG 4940Integrating Mathematics and Science Practicum

1 credit

EEX 3103Survey of Normal/Abnormal Language and Speech

1 credit

RED 4519Diagnostic and Instructional Interventions in Reading

3 credits

EEX 4265Curriculum and Instruction for Students with Disabilities 6-12

3 credits

RED 4854Reading Practicum

2 credits

RED 4654Differentiated Instruction Foundations and Applications

3 credits

TSL 4100ESOL Methods, Curriculum and Assessment

3 credits

EDG 4376Integrating Language Arts and Social Science

3 credits

EEX 4941Internship in Exceptional Student Education

9 credits

EEX 4945Seminar in Exceptional Student Education

3 credits