Bachelor of Science in Special Education
The B.S. in Special Education General Curriculum develops professional educators equipped to serve in special education settings at the PreK-12 level (preschool through 12th grade). Students progress from General Education courses and Foundational Education courses into the Teacher Education Program (TEP), which includes three terms of teacher education courses with field experiences at different levels plus one term of student teaching experience in a local public school. The Special Education General Curriculum Major includes a Content Concentration in Reading. The program promotes best practices in special education, along with specialized knowledge, skills, professional dispositions, and Christian attitudes associated with effective teachers.
The program meets the required standards for following organizations
- GaPSC (Georgia Professional Standards Commission)
- InTASC (Interstate New Teachers Assessment and Support Consortium)
- CEC (Council for Exceptional Children)
Hear from current students
“Being a special ed major at Point is definitely an awesome experience. You’ll meet wonderful professors, learn a plethora of knowledge in education, and meet the most awesome people during lab experiences. Plus, being a special ed teacher is one of the most rewarding jobs out there. 100% recommended.”
–Jacob Longacre ’22
“I think students should join the special education program at Point because it will make them feel good about choosing a career that will help make a difference in the lives of children with disabilities, as well as their families.”
–Iyanna McMillan ’22
“The special education program at Point is amazing! The professors really care about you and want you to succeed. They are so supportive in helping me achieve my goals. With Point being a smaller school, you really get to know your professors and your classmates and build a bond.”
–Holly Man ’22
Special Education teacher grades Pre-K through 12th grade
Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview—from business to biblical studies, math to ministry
Point provides mentoring programs with faculty, alumni and local business professionals tailored to your personal and professional goals.
Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.