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Programs*

  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (K-6) and Early Childhood (P-3)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (K-6) and Content Area Specialization (5-8)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (K-6) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities
  • Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Language Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Biology
  • Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Earth Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Social Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Visual Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Music

*All School of Education undergraduate students must additionally fulfill the requirements of a co-major in language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, art or music.

Points of Interest

  • Complete six field internships before you student teach. In each of these six semesters, you will spend one full day each week in your internship school.  Possible field placements may be as follows:
    • Freshmen Year - Parochial school placement
    • Sophomore Year - Special education placement (one semester) and an urban placement (one semester)
    • Junior & Senior Years - Placements at the level/area of your chosen specialization
  • Students are involved with tutoring in local schools, some as volunteers and some receive work/study funding.
  • Nearly all 2014 education graduates secured teaching positions.
  • Praxis review online course is offered each semester to help students prepare for mandated exams, required for NJ State teaching certification.
  • For three consecutive years a Felician education student has been named as a New Jersey Distinguished Student Teacher.
  • Very active Teacher Education Club sponsors several service activities each semester that benefit the college and local community.
  • Award-winning chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, which sponsors activities each semester that benefit the college and local community.

Education Faculty

Full-time faculty members of the School of Education have doctorates and/or extensive experience in their areas of expertise, such as special education, teaching students with learning disabilities, administration and supervision, K-12 reading, early childhood education, ESL (English as a Second Language), and K-6 elementary education.

Required Courses

Career Opportunities
 

With a Bachelor of Arts in Education (elementary or secondary) you may pursue a career as:

  • A regular K-12 classroom teacher in the grades that you are certified to teach
  • A special education teacher of a self-contained, inclusive, or resource room based on the provisions of her/his elementary or secondary certification
  • A private tutor
  • A consultant
  • A developer of curriculum
  • A speaker on educational issues
  • An education trainer for a corporation

Recent Internships

Through field placements, our students experience a variety of educational settings in New Jersey schools.

 

Program Contact Information

School of Education
Associate Dean Undergraduate Programs
Sammartino Hall, First Floor
(201) 559-3538