B.S.Ed. Adolescent Education / Students with Disabilities (Generalist) Grades 7-12

B.S.Ed. Adolescent Education / Students with Disabilities (Generalist) Grades 7-12

BSEd Biology/SWD Generalist 7-12
126 credits
General Education Core
27 credits
Education/Dual-License Component
27 credits
Biology Concentration
34 credits
Student Teaching
12 credits
Liberal Arts and Sciences Component
23 credits
Computer Information Systems
3 credits
BSEd English/SWD Generalist 7-12
126 credits
General Education Core
33 credits
Education/Dual-License Component
27 credits
English Concentration
30 credits
Student Teaching
12 credits
Liberal Arts and Sciences Component
21 credits
Computer Information Systems
3 credits
BSEd Social Studies/SWD Generalist 7-12
129 credits
General Education Core
33 credits
Education/Dual-License Component
27 credits
Social Studies Concentration
36 credits
Student Teaching
12 credits
Liberal Arts and Sciences Component
18 credits
Computer Information Systems
3 credits
What can you do with this degree?

Medaille alumni have gone on to careers as:

Students with Disabilities Teacher
Disability Support Services Coordinator
Behavior Technician
Developmental Assistant
Educational Support Services Assistant
Job Coach

Medaille alums are currently teaching in New York and states across the country.

About the Program 

About the Program

Medaille College’s B.S.Ed. degree program in Adolescent Education/Students with Disabilities (Generalist) Grades 7-12 leads to dual-certification.  Students can choose a major in either Biology, English, or Social Studies leading to eligibility for certification in Grades 7 - 12.  In addition, students will be eligible for certification in Students with Disabilities (Generalist) 7-12.

Content Major

Required Education Coursework

Clinical Experiences

Office of Student Teaching and Certification

B.S.Ed. Early Childhood/Childhood Professional Handbook

Undergraduate Catalog

 

What sets Medaille’s bachelor’s degree in Adolescent/Students with Disabilities program apart?

  • Small classes and individualized support
  • Close mentoring relationships with faculty
  • Future Teachers Club, a club rooted in the principles of education and professional and social development.
  • Continue at Medaille to complete your master’s degree in just sixteen months (four semesters)

Content Major

New York State requires that students in teacher preparation programs pursue an academic concentration of study. Education majors take a minimum of 36 credit hours within one of the following content areas:

  • English
  • Math
  • Social Studies

 
Required Education Coursework

CIS 175 Technology Applications in Education (3 credits)
EDU 207 DASA Seminar
               (requires co-registration with EDU 210) (0 credits)
EDU 210 Educational Foundations (requires co-registration with EDU 201) (3 credits)
EDU 237 The Adolescent Reader & Writer (3 credits)
EDU 238 Strategic Literacy Instruction (3 credits)
EDU 340 Child Abuse and School Violence and other Current Issues in Education
               (requires co-registration with ESP 230) (0)
EDU 363 Adolescent Social Studies Methods with Practica (3 credits)
Or
EDU 364 Adolescent English Methods with Practica (3 credits)
Or
EDU 365 Adolescent Biology Methods with Practica (3 credits)
EDU 368 Adolescent General Education/Special Education Curriculum Methods (3 credits)
ESP 230 Intro to Special Education (co-register with EDU 340)
ESP 276 Positive Behavioral Support Approaches to Classroom Management and Instruction (3 credits)
ESP 348 Educating and Assessing Adolescents with Mild to Severe Disabilities with Practica (3 credits)
ESP 358 Assessing Adolescent Children (Grades 7-12) with Exceptionalities (3 credits)
EDU 480  Student Teaching (11 credits)
EDU 481 Student Teaching Seminar (1 credit)

 

Clinical Experiences

This exciting opportunity allows students the ability to learn through a hands-on experience with the support and mentorship of classroom teachers and college instructors.

Fieldwork:  Students enrolled in the B.S.Ed. Adolescent Education/Students with Disabilities (Generalist) 7-12  program are required to complete a minimum of 150 field experience hours prior to student teaching. These field experience hours are embedded over several courses and must be completed prior to the culminating experience of student teaching.

Student Teaching: This is the culmination of the educational preparation process. It is where students have the opportunity to utilize the knowledge and skills gained through coursework at Medaille College with the support of a classroom associate teacher and college supervisor.  Medaille College student teachers participate in two, full-time eight week student teaching placements.

For detailed information about clinical field experiences, click on the link for the Office of Student Teaching and Certification.

 

Office of Student Teaching and Certification

Office of Student Teaching and Certification

 

B.S.Ed. Adolescent Education/Students with Disabilities Professional Handbook

For detailed information about the program, click on the link below for the program handbook.
BSED Early Childhood-Childhood Education Handbook 2018-19

 

Catalog

For information about undergraduate college-wide and department-specific details, click on the link below for the undergraduate catalog.
Academic Catalogs
 

B.S.Ed. Adolescent Education / Students with Disabilities (Generalist) Grades 7-12 Program Faculty

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Medaille College is the place for students who want to change their world and improve the lives of their communities through their careers as leaders, advocates and professionals. Each one of Medaille’s undergraduate programs prepares you for the workplace through hands-on learning experiences in and out of the classroom.

Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000

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  • Vibrant campus located in the heart of the City of Buffalo Relevant real-world experiences
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  • Successful NCAA Division III athletic teams

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