"Expanding research and practice to prepare educators for the future"
The Department of Exceptional Student Education (ESE) offers the Honors
in the Major for students seeking a Bachelor’s in Exceptional Student Education (ESE) degree.
This program culminates with an honors designation on the students’ degree. Students can earn the honors
distinction while seeking either a Bachelor of Arts in Education (B.A.E.) or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
degree. The Honors in the Major offers outstanding students the
option to explore an expanded view of their future profession and the broader social context of their
work. The ESE Honors in the Major will provide an opportunity
for ESE majors to expand their preparation in these directions. The specific purposes of the ESE
Honors in the Major are:
For more information about the ESE’s Honors in the Major, HOOT, please contact the program’s
coordinator, Dr. Sharon M. Darling at firstname.lastname@example.org