Students enrolled in special education have the opportunity to student teach in public schools, intermediate units, approved private schools, preschools, state centers, adjudicated environments and hospitals. Student teaching assignments are located within seven select counties neighboring Bloomsburg. Intensive pre-student teaching experiences are also available through professional development schools.
To meet Pennsylvania certification, special education majors must have six credits of:
- and an American, English or European literature course
Requirements for the major include a total of 70 semester hours, including professional education courses, those required for special education and electives. Fall semester incoming freshmen are required to enroll in the Department of Exceptionality Programs’ University Seminar course (one credit).