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Your Path to Success

Upon graduating with a B.S. in Exceptional Student Education (ESE), you will be certified to teach students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Daytona State College instructors provide the resources necessary for graduates to develop and teach lessons that accommodate the individual needs of ESE students. 

ESE teachers enjoy the challenge of helping exceptional students reach their full potential. These teachers also work with the families of students as well as the community to provide exceptional students with rich opportunities for learning. They are responsible for providing instruction in multiple content areas and may be required to obtain content area certification.

Admission Requirements

  • Demonstrate proficiency of the College-Level Academic Skills
  • Conferred Associate of Arts degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 in all higher education classes
  • Completion of the Volunteer Clearance application
  • Grade of "C" or better in the following prerequisite classes: EDF1005, EEX2010, and MAE2801
  • Proof of passing scores for at least two of four subtests of the General Knowledge Test (GKT)
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Additional Information about the BS in Exceptional Education Degree

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