The Interdisciplinary Minor in Special Education is designed for Rider University undergraduate students who are enrolled as elementary education majors with a second major in psychology. In addition to the courses required for the elementary education major, students enrolled in the minor program are required to take a specific sequence of courses within the psychology major.
The following courses, designed to teach concepts and applications in special education, are also required:
|SPE-201 ||Inclusion and Students with Disabilities|
|SPE-202 ||Society and Individuals with Disabilities|
|SPE-303 ||Assessment and Instruction for Students with Disabilities|
|SPE-304 ||Assessment and Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom|
The prescribed sequence of courses fulfill the requirements for a New Jersey Endorsement for Teacher of Students with Disabilities. Graduates of this dual licensure program also receive certification in elementary education.