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Education Double Degree Requirements and Major Sheet

OSU students who have yet to declare pre-education should click here.

Transfer students considering the Double Degree should click here.

Post-Baccalaureate students considering the Double Degree should click here.

For a list of Content Mastery Sheets, please click here.

For learning outcomes of the Education Double Degree, please click here.


3.0 GPA is preferred at the point of admission to Professional Level and must be maintained through graduation

DECLARE PRE EDUCATION  (CODE 232)
Required Courses:
    1.    ED 216 Purpose, Structure & Function of Education in Democracy (3 credits)
           Offered Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer terms.
    2.    ED 219 Civil Rights and Multicultural Issues in Education (3 credits).
           Offered Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer terms.
    3.    ED 253 Learning Across the Lifespan (3 credits). Offered Fall, Winter, and Spring terms.*If you have taken HDFS 311, 313 and 314 with a 3.0 GPA or higher, you do not need to take ED 253.
    4.    ED 309 Field Practicum (3 credits). 60 hours of classroom experience at authorized level. Offered Fall, Winter, and Spring terms. *Course can be waived with approved volunteer experience.
    5.    *ED 472 Theoretical Foundations of Language Acquisition for P-12 (3 credits). Offered Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer terms.
    6.    *ED 479 Linguistics for ELL/Bilingual Teachers (3 credits). Prerequisite: TCE/ED 472. Offered Fall and Spring terms.
Required Exams:

Exam information can be found at www.orela.nesinc.com

  1. Protecting Student and Civil Rights in the Educational Environment. (Take after completing ED 219)
  2. Subject area exams. Pass by April 1. Confirm with advisor before taking.
Additional Items:
Complete Content Mastery form filled in (typed) with classes taken to date reflecting a preferred 3.0 GPA.
Complete Teacher’s Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) fingerprinting process (PA-1 form and $57 fee). Students need to complete the PA-1 form online via TSPC.  After the PA-1 is submitted, student will receive an email with instructions and a code to be used to make an appointment with FieldPrint to have their fingerprints taken.  There is a $12.50 fee charged by FieldPrint. Valid for up to 3 years.

Two Letters of Recommendation from educators. It is strongly recommended that you keep a copy of each of these letters for your files. You will need them if you apply for scholarships and documentation of volunteer hours.

  1. One letter must come from an educator who has observed you in a formal school setting, attesting to your competence working with school-age children.
  2. The second letter should be written by someone who can speak to your potential to be an educator. This might be an advisor, professor, coach, club leader, employer, or a former teacher. It cannot be written by a family member. 
Once a candidate has successfully completed ALL of the items listed above and the requirements for their primary major degree, the candidate can apply to the Professional Level/ Student Teaching Cohort between January 1 and February 1

APPLY TO PROFESSIONAL LEVEL AND STUDENT TEACHING

[Due February 1 before beginning Program]

**REQUIRED SUBJECT AREA EXAMS MUST BE PASSED PRIOR TO APRIL 1st**

Early Childhood: 3yrs – Grade 4

Elementary: Grade 3 – Grade 8 (s/c setting)

High School: Grade 9 – Grade 12

Middle Level: Grade 5 – Grade 9

FALL TERM FALL TERM

ED 409 Practicum/September Experience (2)

[4 weeks in August-September]

ED 409 Practicum/September Experience (2)  or

[4 weeks in August-September]

ED 409 Practicum (3) ED 409 Practicum (3)
ED 340 Supportive Diff Environments (3) ED 340 Supportive Diff Environments (3)
ED 457 Teaching Elem Math for Understanding (3) ED 412 Learning Styles & Needs in Adolescence(2)
ED 483 Developmental Reading (3)

ED 494 Content Standards & Curr Dev (3)

WINTER TERM WINTER TERM
ED 410 Internship: Part-time Student Teaching (3) ED 410 Internship: Part-time student teaching (3)
ED 407 Seminar (2) ED 407 Seminar (1)
SED 459 Science and the Nature of Inquiry (3) ED 427 Alternative Assessment (2)
ED 456 Strategies for Teaching Language Arts and Social Studies (3)

ED 425 Curr Implementation in Instr Strat (4)

ED Reading and literacy

*ED 473 Instructional Approaches for P-12 English Language Learners (3) *ED 473 Instructional Approaches for P-12 ELLs (3)
SPRING TERM SPRING TERM
ED 410 Internship: Full-Time St Teaching (10) ED 410 Internship: Full-Time St Teaching (10)
ED 424 Teacher as Reflective Practitioner (2) ED 424 Teacher as Reflective Practitioner (2)
ED 410 ESOL/Bilingual Internship (optional) 3 ED 410 ESOL/Bilingual Internship (optional) 3
Total 39 or *42 credits Total 38/40 [math & science] credits or *41/43 credits

*ESOL Endorsement Coursework (5 courses: ED 472, ED 479, ED 476, ED 473, ED 410), ED 476 can be taken before or during the Professional Level.

Upon acceptance into the program, the student is responsible for an additional $42.00 fee to TaskStream.