Bachelor of Special Needs Education with Specialization in Elementary School Teaching


The Bachelor of Special Needs Education (BSNEd) aims to develop highly motivated, inspiring, and competent teachers specializing in special needs education.

The Bachelor of Special Needs Education (BSNEd) Program of the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos aims to produce graduates who will instruct and manage students with additional needs in inclusive and segregated educational settings. The graduates will be equipped to teach basic education curriculum and alternate curricula depending on the needs of the students. Those who will teach in the elementary level will be trained across different subject areas while those who will teach in the secondary level will provide educational support to students with additional needs in inclusive classrooms. The graduates of this program are special education teachers who are articulate in their field of practice and can communicate in English and Filipino both orally and in writing; competent in employing innovative teaching approaches, methodologies, and strategies using appropriate educational technology; and active in leading relevant and transformative changes to improve Special Education learning and teaching.


Skills Development

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Counseling Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Even Tempered
  • Individualized Educational Program Writer
  • Behavior Management Skills
  • Organized and Detail Oriented
  • Intuitive Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Collaborative Skills
  • Creating Instructional Materials
  • Deadline Oriented
  • Creative Work and Portfolio Making
  • Therapy Skills
  • Individual Learning Differences
  • Modification and Accommodation Skills in Teaching


Curricular Requirement (Course Units Distribution)

Level Course Classification First Semester Second Semester Summer
First Year General Education 12 Units 12 Units
Professional Education 6 Units 6 Units
Mandated Courses 5 Units 5 units
Institutional Requirements 4 Units 3 units
Second Year General Education 3 units 3 Units
Professional Education  3 Units 3 Units
Major Courses 21 units 21 Units
Mandated Courses 2 Units 2 Units
Institutional Requirements 3 Units 3 Units
Third Year General Education 3 Units
Professional Education 9 Units 12 Units
Major Courses 18 Units 15 Units
Fourth Year General Education 6 Units  
Professional Education 9 Units 10 Units
Institutional Requirements 1 Unit


Work Opportunities

  • Chef/Asst. Chef
  • Event/Meeting Organizer
  • Front Office Manager/Receptionist
  • Public Relations Officer/Staff
  • Sales Account Executive/Manager
  • Human Relations Officer/Manager
  • Housekeeping Manager/Supervisor
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Food Writer
  • Night Auditor
  • Elementary Teacher
  • Shadow Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Tutor (in different areas)
  • Multigrade Teacher
  • English as Foreign Language Tutor
  • Therapy Clinic Staff
  • Call Center Agent
  • Researcher
  • Event Host
  • Mainstream Teacher


Frequently Asked Questions and Contact Details

How much do I pay per semester (approximate)?   

c/o Accounting Office

How to enrol?  Program Entry Requirements?

c/o Registrar’s Office

Where to call ?

Please call College of Education at (034) 433-3390-92 local 191 & 135

Who to call ?

Please ask for:

Dr. Ma. Theresa H. Chavez  (Dean)

Mr. Remus S. Magbanua (BSEd Program Head)

Mrs. Cecille Marie G. Pacis (BEEd Program Head)

or Mrs. Imelda S. Matullano (College Secretary)

Social Media Details ?

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