This pathway leads to a Bachelor of Arts in Inclusive Education (Elementary and Special Education) from Rowan University!

3+1 students are required to earn at least one associate degree prior to transitioning into senior year. Education (AS.EDU) is the recommended associate degree. Courses from the associate degree should be used to satisfy requirements listed below.

This is a sample schedule. Please see your personalized plan in AVISO if you have already signed up for 3+1.

Sample Schedule for 3+1 Inclusive Education

RCBC Courses: total of 92 credits

Semester 1 (15 credits)

  • ENG 101 College Composition I
  • MTH 211 Math Structures I
  • EDU 112 Historical Foundations of American Education
  • HIS 101 U.S History I OR HIS 102 U.S. History II
  • SOC 101 Principles of Sociology

Semester 2 (16 credits)

  • ENG 102 College Composition II
  • BIO 120 and BIO 121 Basic Bio/Human Affairs & lab or BIO 110 and BIO 111 Fund Hum Anatomy & Phys I & Lab
  • MTH 212 Math Structures II
  • *EDU 130 Human Exceptionality 
  • PSY 250 Educational Psychology

Semester 3 (14 credits)

  • Non-Biology Science (recommend PSC 105, PSC 107, PSC 120 or PHY 120)
  • Elective (suggest lab with non-biology science)
  • ANT 102 Cultural Anthropology
  • PSY 251 Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • Writing Course-TBD
  • *EDU 220 Educational Technology

Semester 4 (15 credits)

  • GEO 102 Principles of Geography
  • SPE 102 Public Speaking
  • *EDU 215 Foundations of Inclusive Education (20 hrs field)
  • *MUS 250 Music and the Child
  • Literature (PHI 205 or any RCBC LIT except LIT 215 and LIT 218

Semester 5 (15 credits)

  • READ 30311 Literacy Pedagogy I
  • BLED 40405 Current Policy and Practice in ESL
  • INCL 02330 Differentiating Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom
  • INCL 09432 Working with Families & Communities
  • INCL 02351 Inclusive Education Clinical Experience I (1 day per week field placement)
  • COUN 25415 Trauma-Informed Instruction

Semester 6 (17 credits)

  • INCL 02352 Inclusive Education Clinical Experience II (2 days per week field placement)
  • INCL 02323 Social Studies Methods Course
  • INCL 02322 Science Methods Course
  • READ 30351 Literacy Pedagogy II
  • SPED 08360 Positive Behavior Support
  • SPED 08307 Assessment of Students with ELNs
  • INCL 02325 Mathematics Strategies in the Inclusive Classroom

Notes:

Check self-service for prerequisite requirements and associate degree requirements

If you complete all recommended and required courses, earn an AS.EDU degree after semester 4

Review the inclusive Education website or email 3plus1@rcbc.edu for information about transition points required prior to junior and senior year

Fall only start and no part time option available for junior year courses

All semester 5 courses are fall only and semester 6 courses are spring only; students must be singed up for 3+1 to register for EDU 215 and all semester 5 and 6 courses.

*B or higher required in EDU 130, EDU 220, MUS 250 and EDU 215

B- or higher in all INCL and SPED courses

Rowan University Courses: 29 credits

Courses are an in-person format in Mount Laurel. Need 3.0 GPA to transition into senior year and completion of all transition point I and II requirements.

Semester 1(17 credits)

  • INCL 02444 Inclusive Clinical Experience III (2.5-3 days per week field placement)
  • READ 30360 Adv. ELA Methods for Inclusive Classroom - WI
  • INCL 02324 Adv. Math. Methods for Inclusive Classroom
  • SPED 08308 Assistive Technology & Transition Planning
  • SPED 08415 Specialized Instruction
  • SPED 02340 Teaching Students with ASD

Semester 2 (12 credits)

  • INCL 02445 Clinical Practice (5 days per week in field placement)
  • SPED 08450 Clinical Practice Special Education
  • INCL 02440 Diversity Seminar 
  • SPED 08445 Clinical Seminar 

Notes:

Meet with Rowan University Advisor prior to senior year to confirm schedule

Fall only start for senior year courses

No part-time option available for senior year courses

Total credits required for 3+1 BA is 121 between Rowan University credits and transfer credits