Earn an Associate of Science in Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Inclusive Education with the 3+1 Inclusive Education major.

This program prepares teachers to meet the needs of all students in the classroom, including students of diverse backgrounds and students with disabilities. This major leads to certification in Elementary Education (K-6) and the Teacher of Students with Disabilities endorsement.

Possible Careers: Inclusive Education teacher (K-6), General Elementary Education teacher (K-6), Lead special education teacher in a resource room or specialized support class (P-12) and Co-teacher in either inclusive, general or special education classroom

Checklist for Inclusive Education Students
  1. Fill out the 3+1 application in Self-Service as soon as first semester at RCBC.
  2. Follow courses mapped out by Alie O’Neil or Diana Davenport.
  3. Make sure you are in the correct major at RCBC. Students should be in AS. Education, unless otherwise noted on your plan mapped out by the Rowan Relations Office.
  4. Pass Praxis Core by August 1st prior junior year.
  5. Clear a background check/Criminal History by by August 1st prior junior year.
  6. 3.0 GPA, B- or higher in EDU 130, EDU 215, MTH 211 and MTH 212, C- or higher in all other required courses.
  7. Keep track of transition points for junior and senior year.
Clinical Information

Important Information About Clinical Practice (student teaching and observations)

  • Clinical Experience requires full days in the school district, starting with 1 day a week fall of junior year and increasing to 2 days a week in spring of junior year.
  • There are also courses required on the days students are not in clinical.
  • Clinical Practice in the senior year is 2.5-3 days a week in fall and 5 days a week in the spring.
  • It’s important to have reliable transportation for junior and senior year clinicals.
  • Clinicals can be offered outside of Burlington County.
  • Students are required to attend full time and during the day for junior and senior year. Coures cannot be moved to summer.
Praxis

Praxis Core is a basic skills assessment required for 3+1 Inclusive Education students.

For an online study guide, click here.
For frequently asked questions about Praxis Core and II, click here.

Reading and Writing Core Tutoring
Location:
Mount Laurel Campus, Science Building, Room 202
Hours: TBD for fall 2021

Math Core Tutoring
Location:
Tutoring Center
Hours: Please email 3plus1@rcbc.edu for an appointment.

Transition Points

Clinical Interns Transition Points Timeline

Year 2
Complete All Transition Point 1 requirements by August 1st prior to junior year:

  • Pass the Praxis Core
  • Complete Pre-requisites
  • Obtain a 3.0 GPA (must maintain to start junior year)
  • No D, F, I, grades in required courses; B- or higher in EDU 215, EDU 130, MTH 211 and MTH 212
  • Background Clearance and TB negative test results
  • Complete the Educational Dispositional Assessment (EDA)
  • Attended a workshop or individual appointment

Year 3

Apply for Year Long Clinical Practice Between November 1- November 30

Complete All Transition Point 2 requirements by August 1 prior to senior year

  • Pass Praxis II Elementary Content Knowledge
  • Complete Pre-requisites
  • Obtain a 3.0 GPA (must maintain to start senior year)
  • B- or higher in all professional level courses
  • Maintain background clearance

Year 4

Complete Praxis II Special Education by December 1st of senior year

Apply for Benchmark 3: Graduation and Certification between January and February

Please note this major map guide is not a substitute for academic advisement.

Interested students can register for this program at any time by logging into BaronOne and then accessing the application in Self-Service.