2.75. It is both a Monmouth University and New Jersey Department of Education requirement.
You will have to change your major to your content area. Special circumstances are taken on a case-by-case basis.
The New Jersey Department of Education requires all education majors to also major in one of the arts and science content areas taught in New Jersey schools. When you become a sophomore, you will have two advisors, one for each major.
Anthropology, Art, Biology, Chemistry, Chemistry/Physical Science, English, History, History/Political Science, Health/Physical Education, Political Science, Mathematics, Music and Spanish.
Preschool through 3rd with Teacher of Students with Disabilities, Elementary, Secondary and K-12 (K-12 content areas includes Art, Music, Spanish and Health/Physical Education).
Early childhood (P-3), Middle School (5-8), Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TSD), English as a Second Language (ESL), and Teacher of Supplemental Instruction for Reading and Math K-8.
Our programs overall are designed to be taken in four years. However, if you add an additional certification or endorsement, it can take longer.
You will be assigned to diverse school districts for field placement experiences during your education program. In order to prepare you to become a highly competent teacher, the majority of your education classes will require field experiences.
It is the last class taken as a senior. You must have passed your Praxis Exam before you are permitted to student teach.
Yes, there are several: Kappa Delta Pi; International Reading Association; Alpha Upsilon Alpha and the Council for Exceptional Children.
Since you cannot take Education courses abroad, sophomore year or over the summer would be the best time. In order to plan accordingly, make sure you meet with your advisors as early as possible.