Bachelor of Special Needs Education with Specialization in Early Childhood Education (BSNEd - ECE)

Description of the Program

     Bachelor of Special Needs Education (BSNEd) with specialization in Early Childhood Education is a four-year program which   prepares students in teaching children with special needs in the early years (birth through eight years old). It provides developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood ,special needs intervention and education. Teaching internship is held in various public and private cooperating schools.


Program Outcomes

  • Common to the discipline (Teacher Education)
  1. Articulate the rootedness of education in philosophical, socio, cultural, historical, psychological and political contexts (PPST 1)
  2. Demonstrate mastery of subject matter/ discipline (PPST 1) 
  3. Facilitate learning using a wide range of teaching methodologies and delivery modes appropriate to specific learners and their environments (PPST 3)
  4. Develop innovative curricula, instructional plans, teaching approaches and resources for diverse learners (PPST 4)
  5. Apply skills in the development and utilization of ICT to promote quality, relevant and sustainable educational practices (PPST 4)
  6. Demonstrate a variety of thinking skills in planning, monitoring assessing and reporting learning processes and outcomes (PPST 5)
  7. Practice professional and ethical teaching standards sensitive to local, national and global realities (PPST 7)
  8. Pursue lifelong learning for personal and professional growth through varied experiential and field-based opportunities (PPST 7)


  • Specific to a sub-discipline and a major (Special Needs Education)


Strengths of the Program

  1. CHED Center of Excellence
  2. Level 4 Re Accredited Status
  3. Highly Competent and Qualified Faculty Members
  4. Strong Linkages with Professional Organizations
  5. State of the Art of Facilities
  6. Caring and Nurturing Environment
  7. Various Curricular and Co- Curricular Activities
  8. Active Community Outreach Program