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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION MAJOR: A total of 55 hours is required.

Required courses:

ED130 Foundations of Education (4)

ED230 Human Development and Learning (4)

ED233 Integrated Fine Arts for Young Children (2)

ED235 Basic Movement and Motor for Young Children (2)

ED240 Reading Core I: Phonemics, Phonics, and Language Acquisition (4)

ED243 Early Childhood Philosophy and Practices (4)

ED285 Field Practicum II (1)

ED341 Reading Core II: Principles and Practices for Literacy Instructors (4)

ED343 Reading Core III: Diagnostic Teaching in the Assessment-Based Classroom (4)

ED345 Math, Science, and Social Studies Methods in Early Childhood (4)

ED360 Survey of Inclusion Philosophy and Strategies (4)

ED385 Field Practicum III (1)

ED485 Field Practicum IV (1)

ED495 Student Teaching (16)

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION MAJOR with EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION SPECIALIST: A total of 75 hours is required.

Required courses:

ED130 Foundations of Education (4)

ED230 Human Development and Learning (4)

ED233 Integrated Fine Arts for Young Children (2)

ED235 Basic Movement and Motor for Young Children (2)

ED240 Reading Core I: Phonemics, Phonics, and Language Acquisition (4)

ED243 Early Childhood Philosophy and Practices (4)

ED285 Field Practicum II (1)

ED341 Reading Core II: Principles and Practices for Literacy Instructors (4)

ED343 Reading Core III: Diagnostic Teaching in the Assessment-Based Classroom (4)

ED345 Math, Science, and Social Studies Methods in Early Childhood (4)

ED360 Survey of Inclusion Philosophy and Strategies (4)

ED385 Field Practicum III (1)

ED485 Field Practicum IV (1)

ED495 Student Teaching (16)

SE332 The Law and Differentiated Instruction for the Exception, Early Childhood Environment (4)

SE357 Social Skills Development and Behavior Management in the Early Childhood, Exceptional Environment (4)

SE358 Assessment of Students with Exceptional Learning Needs (4)

SE361 Communication and Collaboration in the Early Childhood, Exceptional Environment (4)

SE371 Speech, Language, and Literacy in the Exceptional Early Childhood Environment (4)

MIDDLE CHILDHOOD EDUCATION MAJOR: A total of 55 hours is required.

Required courses:

ED130 Foundations of Education (4)

ED230 Human Development and Learning (4)

ED240 Reading Core I: Phonemics, Phonics, and Language Acquisition (4)

ED285 Field Practicum II (1)

ED341 Reading Core II: Principles and Practices for Literacy Instructors (4)

ED343 Reading Core III: Diagnostic Teaching in the Assessment-Based Classroom (4)

ED347 Middle Childhood Philosophy and General Teaching Methods (4)

ED360 Survey of Inclusion Philosophy and Strategies (4)

ED385 Field Practicum III (1)

ED485 Field Practicum IV (1)

ED495 Student Teaching             (16)

Required: 8 hours from the following.

ED352 Teaching Language Arts in Middle Childhood and Adolescence (4)

ED354 Teaching Math in Middle Childhood and Adolescence (4)

ED356 Teaching Science in Middle Childhood and Adolescence (4)

ED358 Teaching Social Studies in Middle Childhood and Adolescence (4)

ADOLESCENCE TO YOUNG ADULT OR MULTI-AGE EDUCATION MAJOR: A total of 43 hours is required.

Required courses:

ED130 Foundations of Education (4)

ED230 Human Development and Learning (4)

ED285 Field Practicum II (1)

ED341 Reading Core II: Principles and Practices For Literacy Instructors (4)

ED349 Secondary General Methods (4)

ED360 Survey of Inclusion Philosophy and Strategies (4)

ED385 Field Practicum III (1)

ED485 Field Practicum IV (1)

ED495 Student Teaching (16)

Required: 4 hours based on content discipline.

AG253 Foundations of Agricultural Education (2)

AND

AG354 Methods of Teaching Agriculture Education (2)

OR

ED352 Teaching Language Arts in Middle Childhood and Adolescence (4)

OR

ED354 Teaching Math in Middle Childhood and Adolescence (4)

OR

ED356 Teaching Science in Middle Childhood and Adolescence (4)

OR

ED358 Teaching Social Studies in Middle Childhood and Adolescence (4)

OR

ED362 Teaching Secondary Art (4)

OR

ED364 Teaching Foreign Language (4)

K-12 ADOLESCENCE TO YOUNG ADULT MAJOR with INTERVENTION SPECIALIST: A total of 61-63 hours (depending on licensure) is required.

Required courses:

ED130 Foundations of Education (4)

ED230 Human Development and Learning (4)

ED285 Field Practicum II (1)

ED341Reading Core II: Principles and Practices For Literacy Instructors (4)

ED349 Secondary General Methods (4)

ED360 Survey of Inclusion Philosophy and Strategies (4)

ED385 Field Practicum III (1)

ED485 Field Practicum IV (1)

ED495 Student Teaching (16)

Required: 4 hours based on content discipline.

ED352 Teaching Language Arts in Middle Childhood and Adolescence (4)

OR

ED354 Teaching Math in Middle Childhood and Adolescence (4)

OR

ED356 Teaching Science in Middle Childhood and Adolescence (4)

OR

ED358 Teaching Social Studies in Middle Childhood and Adolescence (4)

Required: One of the Intervention Specialist areas listed below (18 hours).

Required courses for Mild/Moderate Intervention Specialist:

SE332 The Law and Differentiated Instruction (4)

SE334 Technology in Education: Meeting the Needs of Students with Mild to Moderate Learning Needs (2)

SE341 Classroom Management Strategies for Inclusive and Special Education Settings (4)

SE356 Methods and Materials for Middle and High School Students with Mild, Moderate Or Intense Learning Needs (4)

SE358 Assessment of Students with Exceptional Learning Needs (4)

Required courses for Moderate/Intensive Intervention Specialist:

SE332 The Law and Differentiated Instruction (4)

SE341 Classroom Management Strategies for Inclusive and Special Education Settings (4)

SE356 Methods and Materials for Middle and High School Students with Mild, Moderate Or Intense Learning Needs (4)

SE358 Assessment of Students with Exceptional Learning Needs (4)

SE364 Communication Strategies and Technologies: Meeting the Needs of Students with Moderate to Intensive Learning Needs (2)

Students seeking licensure in both Intervention Specialist areas must take all courses for the Mild/Moderate area plus the following from the Moderate/Intensive area:

SE364 Communication Strategies and Technologies: Meeting the Needs of Students with Moderate to Intensive Learning Needs (2)

EDUCATION STUDIES MAJOR (for non-license degree): A minimum of 32 hours is required.

Required core courses:

ED130 Foundations of Education (4)

ED230 Human Development and Learning (4)

ED240 Reading Core I: Phonemics, Phonics, and Language Acquisition (4)

ED285 Field Practicum II (1)

ED360 Survey of Inclusion and Diversity (4)

ED470 Internship (4)

Required: 11 hours, including 8 upper division hours from the following.

ED and SE courses (in addition to required ED courses)

ED270 Internship

ED470 Internship (in addition to required Internship)

RECOMMENDATION FOR LICENSURE

Candidates for licensure must successfully complete all of the degree requirements; including student teaching, plus the academic and experience requirements prescribed the State Board of Education and the laws of Ohio. Candidates must achieve the required score(s) on all designated Pearson professional test(s) required by Ohio.