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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.