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B.S. in Exceptional Student Education - ESOL Curriculum

You recognize that students with exceptional needs deserve the best educational opportunities possible, and you want to teach exceptional students to the best of your abilities. Earn your exceptional student education degree and prepare for Florida certification as a teacher candidate in this state-approved program.


Students are required to complete 30 credit hours as part of the General Education Program. For specific course requirements, refer to the "General Education Program" section in the Academic Resources and Procedures segment of the catalog.


Teacher candidates in the state-approved program in the exceptional student education major must also keep track of field experiences within the courses. A supervised field experience occurs in ESED 4550.

Course Number Course Title Credits
EDUC 2010 Foundations of Education 3
ESOL 2903 Cross-Cultural Studies 3
EDUC 3525 Practices of Instruction 3
EDUC 3535 Educational Assessment 3
ESOL 3340 Survey of TESOL for Teachers 3
EDUC 3350 Survey of Exceptional Student Education 3
ESED 3570 Foundations of Learning Disabilities 3
EDUC 4010 Foundations of Curriculum Development 3
ELEM 3810 Assessing and Teaching Literacy in the Elementary School 3
Florida Teacher Cert. Exam - General Knowledge Test
ESED 3540 Introduction to Language Development and Speech Disabilities 3
ESED 3561 Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality 3
ELEM 4350 Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School 3
ELEM 4560 Methods of Teaching Reading Across the Elementary Curriculum 3
ESOL 4565 Second Language Learning 3
ESED 4550 Methods and Materials for Teaching Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) Learners 3
ELEM 4340 Methods of Teaching Language Arts in the Elementary School Classroom 3
EDUC 4510 Diversity and Ethics 3
ESED 4530 Classroom Procedures for the Intellectually and Developmentally Delayed 3
ESED 4320 Classroom Management for Typical and Atypical Learners in the Multicultural Classroom 3
EDUC 3360 Educational Psychology 3
Florida Teacher Cert. Exam. - Subject Area Examination
Florida Teacher Cert. Exam. - Professional Educator Test
EDUC 2505 Practicum I 1
EDUC 3505 Practicum II 1
EDUC 4505 Advanced Practicum 1
ESED 4570 Exceptional Student Education Internship Seminar 12
Total Major Credits 75
ELECTIVES (15 credits)



See the entire program at a glance. The four-year plan of study will assist you in planning your future at NSU. It presents an overall idea of the order in which courses might be taken in a four-year plan during a student's college career. 

2021-2022 4-Year Plan of Study

2022-2023 4-Year Plan of Study

2023-2024 4-Year Plan of Study

2024-2025 4-Year Plan of Study

Plans of Study for 3+1 Students

2023-2024 4-Year Plan of Study for 3+1 Students

2024-2025 4-Year Plan of Study for 3+1 Students

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