B.A. OR B.S IN EDUCATION, SPECIAL (GENERAL CURRICULUM AND ADAPTED CURRICULUM)

Are you interested in providing the best care and education for children who have special learning needs? Do you want to positively impact children’s lives as a special education teacher? Our B.A. or B.S. in Education, Special (General Curriculum and Adapted Curriculum) program was the first in North Carolina, and it remains one of the top education programs at Greensboro College. Upon graduation, you will be ready to continue your education for a graduate degree in a related field or head to work to begin changing the lives of children in the classroom. 

WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?

A B.A. or B.S. in Education, Special (General Curriculum and Adapted Curriculum) is earned by individuals who have a deep level of compassion and patience to create individualized learning experiences for their students. This degree allows you to:

  • Embark on a fulfilling teaching career that helps and cares for children with physical, mental, or learning challenges 
  • Strengthen your critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills 
  • Connect with students and change their lives for the better through the education system

WHY EARN IT AT GREENSBORO?

At Greensboro College, earning a B.A. or B.S. in Education, Special (General Curriculum and Adapted Curriculum) means you will have unique opportunities to:

  • Experience a top education program in the state of North Carolina 
  • Earn a teaching licensure for grades K-12 
  • Train and prepare for your career in different school settings through 16-week long student teaching experiences
  • Learn from a curriculum that emphasizes specialized learning and development 
  • Have one-on-one time with faculty to gain further teaching assistance as well as stay on track with your career goals 

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER GRADUATION?

With your B.A. or B.S. in Education, Special (General Curriculum and Adapted Curriculum), you can begin your education career teaching children from grades K-12. You will also be prepared to further your learning and pursue a graduate degree in education, if you so choose.

We’re here to help

Rebecca F. Blomgren
Dean, School of Education, and Director of Teacher Education
336-272-7102, ext. 5262

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