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Information for Education Majors

The goal of this program is to help prepare our students to be successful in the teaching profession. Teaching has become a highly competitive field in the state of NJ. Thus, faculty has high expectations for our students.

Students must possess certain abilities and skills:

  • Regular class attendance.
  • Have an attitude of engagement.
  • Be prepared for class.
  • Demonstrate excellent writing skills with help from the writing center, if necessary.
  • Demonstrate excellent speaking and language skills.
  • Possess the ability to think critically (i.e. comprehend, interpret, analyze, synthesize and evaluate) which is essential to the problem-solving technique.
  • Ability to observe classroom situations skillfully.
  • Maintain a high GPA for easy transfer.
  • Flexible time schedule is necessary to fulfill field-work experience courses.