Earn an Associate of Science in Education and a Bachelor of Art 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: Elementary teacher, special education teacher.

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 WebAdvisor.

Checklist for Inclusive Education Students
  1. Fill out the 3+1 application in WebAdvisor 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 the end of December of your sophomore year.
  5. Clear a background check by the end of December of your sophomore year.
  6. 3.0 GPA and C or higher in all required courses.
  7. Keep track of transition points for junior and senior year.
Clinical Practice

Important Information About Clinical Practice (student teaching and observations)

  • Clinical Experience requires full days in the school district, starting with 1 day a week in the junior year and increasing to 5 days a week by the last semester.
  • There are also courses required on the days students are not in clinical.
  • 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.

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
Mount Laurel Campus, Science Building, Room 202
Monday - Wednesday 12:00-2:00
Tuesday - Thursday 12:30-2:30

Math Core Tutoring
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 end of December of Sophomore Year:

  • Pass the Praxis Core
  • Complete Pre-requisites
  • Obtain a 3.0 GPA (must maintain to start junior year)
  • No D, F, I, grades
  • Background Clearance
  • 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 before senior year

  • Pass Praxis II
  • Complete Pre-requisites
  • Obtain a 3.0 GPA (must maintain to start senior year)
  • No D, F, I, grades
  • Maintain background clearance

Year 4

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