Degree Requirements

Common General Education Requirements

The following General Education courses are required for Bachelor of Science degrees in Early Childhood/Intervention Specialist (age 3-grade 3), Early Childhood/Intervention Specialist (K-12), Middle Childhood, AYA Language Arts, AYA Mathematics, AYA Social Studies, AYA Life Sciences, AYA Physical Sciences, Multi-Age Physical Education, and Multi-Age Visual Arts:

** Physical Education and Health have different options for this requirement *** All Multi-Age Music General Education requirements are listed in the program course listing

NOTE: Admission to English 11103 (Composition I) is determined by placement testing scores. Students without the necessary competencies must enroll in English 10503 (Composition & Reading) or English 11103 (Fundamental Review & Composition I) depending on their score. The credits in these courses may not be used to meet any part of the General Education Communication Skills requirement.

 

Professional Education Requirements

The following Professional Education courses are required for Bachelor of Science degrees in, Middle Childhood, AYA Language Arts, AYA Mathematics, AYA Social Studies, AYA Life Sciences, AYA Physical Sciences, Multi-Age Music, Multi-Age Physical Education, and Multi-Age Visual Arts:

* Only students who have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program may enroll in 30000 & 40000 level EDU courses.
** ECE/ISK-12/ECSE majors have a different requirement.

Bachelor of Science – Adolescent to Young Adult

The Adolescent to Young Adult Licensure area has specific General Education requirements. Also required are Professional Education and Curriculum Content areas. Students electing to pursue the Adolescent to Young Adult Licensure program may select one program from five (5) program offerings: Integrated Language Arts, Integrated Mathematics, Integrated Social Studies, Life Sciences, and Physical Sciences.

URG degree codes for this licensure area are:

40431 – Adolescent to Young Adult Integrated Language Arts
40432 – Adolescent to Young Adult Integrated Mathematics
40433 – Adolescent to Young Adult Life Sciences
40434 – Adolescent to Young Adult Integrated Social Studies
40435 – Adolescent to Young Adult Physical Sciences

Adolescent to Young Adult Integrated Language Arts (40431)

This licensure program prepares candidates to teach in Grade 7-12 Integrated Language Arts settings. It is approved by the Ohio Department of Education for Initial Four-Year Resident Educator Licensure.

General Education

DescriptionCredits
Common General Education Courses21
BIO 11404 (TM) Principles of Biology4
Select one of the following:
CHM 10404 (TM) Principles of Chemistry
NSC 22304 (TM) Environmental Science
PHY 10404 (TM) Principles of Physics
4
ENG 24103 (TM) The Literary Imagination3
Select one from the following:
FPA 10503 (TM) Fine Arts
ART 10303 (TM) Art Appreciation
MUS 10403 (TM) Music Appreciation
3
Select one from the following:
MTH 14505 (TM) Pre-calculus
MTH 15105 (TM) Calculus I
MTH 21404 (TM) Introductory Probability and Statistics
4-5
General Education Total39-40

Professional Education

DescriptionCredits
Common Professional Courses23
EDU 32503 Adolescent to Young Adult Content Area Reading*3
EDU 48604 Integrated Language Arts Methods for Adolescent to Young Adult*4
EDU 49310 Clinical Practice in the Adolescent to Young Adult Setting*10
Professional Education Total40

Curriculum Content

DescriptionCredits
Select one from the following:
COM 22103 Small Group Communication
COM 22204 Argumentation & Debate
3-4
ENG 24703 Adolescent and Young Adult Literature3
ENG 24803 Comparative World Literature3
ENG 25103 American Literature to the Civil War3
ENG 25203 American Literature since the Civil War3
ENG 26103 British Literature to the Romantic Era3
ENG 26203 British Literature since the Romantic Era3
ENG 33403 The English Language3
ENG 36403 Shakespeare: From Script to Stage to Screen3
ENG 37103 Literature and Media3
ENG 38103 Professional Writing3
ENG 44303 Genre Studies3
ENG 44603 Literary Periods3
ENG 45103 Major Authors3
ENG 49003 Literature and Writing Seminar3
JRN 22302 Graphics2
Total Curriculum Content48-49
Total Hours Required For Degree128-130

* Only students who have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program may enroll in 30000 & 40000 level EDU courses

Adolescent to Young Adult Integrated Mathematics (40432)

This licensure program prepares candidates to teach Integrated Mathematics in Grade 7-12 settings. This program is approved by the Ohio Department of Education for Initial Four-Year Resident Educator Licensure.

General Education

DescriptionCredits
Common General Education Courses21
BIO 11404 (TM) Principles of Biology4
Select one of the following:
CHM 10404 (TM) Principles of Chemistry
NSC 22304 (TM) Environmental Science
PHY 10404 (TM) Principles of Physics
4
Select one from the following:
ENG 24103 (TM) The Literary Imagination
HUM 20103 (TM) The Humanities
PHR 21103 (TM) Philosophical Inquiry
3
Select one from the following:
FPA 10503 (TM) Fine Arts
ART 10303 (TM) Art Appreciation
MUS 10403 (TM) Music Appreciation
3
Select one from the following:
MTH 15105 (TM) Calculus I
5
General Education Total40

Professional Education

DescriptionCredits
Common Professional Courses24
EDU 10201 Technological Literacy1
EDU 48404 Math Methods and Intervention Techniques for Adolescent to Young Adult*4
EDU 32503 Adolescent to Young Adult Content Area Reading*3
EDU 49310 Clinical Practice in the Adolescent to Young Adult Setting*10
Professional Education Total41

Curriculum Content

DescriptionCredits
MTH 15204 Calculus II4
MTH 15304 Multivariable Calculus4
MTH 21704 Introduction to Probability4
MTH 21803 Introduction to Statistics3
MTH 25403 Discrete Mathematics3
MTH 26603 Number Theory3
MTH 27403 College Geometry3
MTH 27703 Differential Equations I3
MTH 37403 Mathematical Models3
MTH 38403 Linear Algebra3
MTH 38603 Abstract Algebra3
MTH 43403 History of Mathematics3
Total Curriculum Content39
Total Hours Required For Degree120

* Only students who have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program may enroll in 30000 & 40000 level EDU courses

Adolescent to Young Adult Life Sciences (40433)

This licensure program prepares candidates to teach Life Science Subject Areas in Grade 7-12 settings. This program is approved by the Ohio Department of Education for Initial Four-Year Resident Educator Licensure. 

General Education

DescriptionCredits
Common General Education Courses21
BIO 12104 Biology I4
PHY 10404 (TM) Principles of Physics4
Select one from the following:
ENG 24103 (TM) The Literary Imagination
HUM 20103 (TM) The Humanities
PHR 21103 (TM) Philosophical Inquiry
3
Select one from the following:
FPA 10503 (TM) Fine Arts
ART 10303 (TM) Art Appreciation
MUS 10403 (TM) Music Appreciation
3
MTH 14505 (TM) Pre-calculus5
General Education Total40

Professional Education

DescriptionCredits
Common Professional Courses23
EDU 32503 Adolescent to Young Adult Content Area Reading*3
EDU 48504 Science Methods & Intervention Techniques for Adolescent to Young Adult *4
EDU 49310 Clinical Practice in the Adolescent to Young Adult Setting*10
Professional Education Total40

Curriculum Content

DescriptionCredits
BIO 12204 Biology4
BIO 20704 Ecology4
BIO 21404 Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIO 30304 Microbiology4
BIO 36404 Genetics4
Select two:
BIO 31404 Vertebrate Zoology
BIO 33404 Invertebrate Zoology
BIO 34403 Introduction to Biochemistry
BIO 36303 Local Flora
BIO 37303 Cell and Molecular Biology
BIO 43404 Parasitology
7-8
CHM 15005 (TAG) General Chemistry I5
CHM 15505 (TAG) General Chemistry II5
NSC 22304 (TM) Environmental Science4
NSC 33202 Laboratory Management2
Select one from the following:
PHY 17505 General Physics I with Algebra
PHY 20505 General Physics I with Calculus
5
Total Curriculum Content48-49
Total Hours Required For Degree128-129

* Only students who have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program may enroll in 30000 & 40000 level EDU courses

Adolescent to Young Adult Integrated Social Studies (40434)

This licensure program prepares candidates to teach the Integrated Social Studies Subject areas in Grade 7-12 settings. This program is Nationally Recognized by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and approved by the Ohio Department of Education for Initial Four-Year Resident Educator Licensure.

General Education

DescriptionCredits
Common General Education Courses21
BIO 11404 (TM) Principles of Biology4
Select one of the following:
CHM 10404 (TM) Principles of Chemistry
NSC 22304 (TM) Environmental Science
PHY 10404 (TM) Principles of Physics
4
Select one from the following:
ENG 24103 (TM) The Literary Imagination
HUM 20103 (TM) The Humanities
PHR 21103 (TM) Philosophical Inquiry
3
Select one from the following:
FPA 10503 (TM) Fine Arts
ART 10303 (TM) Art Appreciation
MUS 10403 (TM) Music Appreciation
3
Select one from the following:
MTH 14505 (TM) Pre-calculus
MTH 15105 (TM) Calculus I
MTH 21404 (TM) Introductory Probability and Statistics
4-5
General Education Total39-40

Professional Education

DescriptionCredits
Common Professional Courses23
EDU 32503 Adolescent to Young Adult Content Area Reading*3
EDU 48704 Social Studies Methods for Adolescent to Young Adult*4
EDU 49310 Clinical Practice in the Adolescent to Young Adult Setting*10
Professional Education Total40

Curriculum Content

DescriptionCredits
ATH 12103 (TM) (TAG) Anthropology3
ECO 11403 Introduction to Microeconomics3
ECO 12403 Introduction to Macroeconomics3
HIS 12103 American History I3
HIS 12203 (TM) American History II3
HIS 13103 (TM) World Civilization I3
Select one from the following:
HIS 32013 American Cultural History I
HIS 32203 American Cultural History II
HIS 22503 History of Ohio
3
HIS 43703 History and Historians Seminar3
POL 11103 (TM) American National Government3
POL 31203 The American Constitutional System3
POL 35103 Comparative Government3
POL 45103 International Relations/Foreign Policy3
SOC 11103 (TM) Introduction to Sociology3
SOC 24103 Minority Groups3
SOC 36103 Social Research3
Total Curriculum Content45
Total Hours Required For Degree125-126

* Only students who have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program may enroll in 30000 & 40000 level EDU courses

Adolescent to Young Adult Physical Sciences (40435)

This licensure program prepares candidates to teach Physical Science Subject Areas in Grade 7-12 settings. This program is approved by the Ohio Department of Education for Initial Four-Year Resident Educator Licensure. 

General Education

DescriptionCredits
Common General Education Courses21
BIO 12104 Biology I4
NSC 22304 (TM) Environmental Science4
Select one from the following:
ENG 24103 (TM) The Literary Imagination
HUM 20103 (TM) The Humanities
PHR 21103 (TM) Philosophical Inquiry
3
Select one from the following:
FPA 10503 (TM) Fine Arts
ART 10303 (TM) Art Appreciation
MUS 10403 (TM) Music Appreciation
3
MTH 15105 (TM) Calculus I5
General Education Total40

Professional Education

DescriptionCredits
Common Professional Courses23
EDU 32503 Adolescent to Young Adult Content Area Reading*3
EDU 48504 Science Methods & Intervention Techniques for Adolescent to Young Adult *4
EDU 49310 Clinical Practice in the Adolescent to Young Adult Setting*10
Professional Education Total40

Curriculum Content

DescriptionCredits
CHM 15005 (TAG) General Chemistry I5
CHM 15505 (TAG) General Chemistry II5
CHM 26202 (TAG) Organic Chemistry Laboratory I2
CHM 26303 (TAG) Organic Chemistry Theory I3
CHM 27202 (TAG) Organic Chemistry Laboratory II2
CHM 27303 (TAG) Organic Chemistry Theory II3
MTH 15204 Calculus II4
NSC 12303 Descriptive Astronomy3
NSC 20303 Physical Geology3
NSC 33202 Laboratory Management2
PHY 20505 General Physics I with Calculus5
PHY 21505 General Physics II with Calculus5
PHY 37303 Thermodynamics3
PHY 46404 Modern Physics4
Total Curriculum Content49
Total Hours Required For Degree129

* Only students who have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program may enroll in 30000 & 40000 level EDU courses

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