Dual Certification: General/Special Education (Grades 1-5)

Dual Certification: General/Special Education (Grades 1-5)

You are interested in helping others; teaching children with special needs is a great way to do that.


About General/Special Education

This new undergraduate degree option is designed to provide you with the opportunity to receive dual certification in elementary grades 1-5 and special education through an integrated program of study.


Possible Careers

General education classroom teacher
Inclusive special education teacher
Resource room special education teacher   


Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • 24 hours of credit in 1000-level courses or higher
  • 2.5 GPA (LSU and overall)

Senior College

College of Human Sciences & Education


B.S., Bachelor of Science

Course Load by Subject Area

  • Reading & Literature: ⚫︎⚫︎⚫︎
  • Communication: ⚫︎⚫︎⚪︎
  • Lab Hours or Field Work: ⚫︎⚫︎⚪︎
  • Math: ⚫︎⚪︎⚪︎
  • Science: ⚫︎⚪︎⚪︎
  • Technology: ⚫︎⚪︎⚪︎

Learn more about course loads and subject areas

Related Majors