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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [Archived Catalog]

Mild to Moderate Educational Needs Major (B.S.Ed.)


Major code BS6316

Patton College of Education
Department of Teacher Education
McCracken Hall 206
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.597.2198
Fax: 740.593.0477
http://www.cehs.ohio.edu/academics/te/index.htm

John Henning, contact person
 

Program Overview

To receive a B.S.Ed. in Special Education and licensure as an Intervention Specialist, you must complete one of the professional preparation programs for teaching students with special needs and receive passing scores on the Praxis II exams and a Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA). Students should also use the four-year plan on the program website and/or consult with their advisor about scheduling as early as possible. Mild to Moderate majors are advised to complete content courses in either science, social studies or mathematics to pass the MCE PRAXIS content tests and the reading PRAXIS to have 2 HQT areas upon graduation.
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

As with all majors in Education, candidates must meet the requirements for Professional Education. In addition, those wishing to enter special education programs must also submit an application for Selective Admission in Special Education during Fall semester of the sophomore year and be accepted and eligible (meet all requisites) for entry into their junior year Special Education Block 2 courses.

Enrollment in these programs is limited to promote quality instruction, appropriate field placement, and effective advising. The selective admission process for Special Education includes application for admission to Professional Education, review of your academic record, and your professional statement. Admission applications are available on the Web and should be returned to the Office of Student Affairs in McCracken Hall. Application deadlines are posted on the e-News and are usually set during priority registration week.

Change of Program Policy

For information about a change of major please contact the Office of Student Affairs.

External Transfer Admission

For information about admission to the program as a transfer student from another institution please contact the Office of Student Affairs.
 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Upon successful completion of this program and passing scores on the state licensing exams, individuals are eligible to hold K-12 public school teaching positions as an intervention specialist. Some individuals work in non-public schools and other agencies that service individuals with disabilities.
 

Requirements

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

Department-Level Requirements for Teacher Education


View the Department-Level Requirements for Teacher Education .

Preprofessional Education


Complete the following courses with a grade of C (2.0) or higher:

EDSP Professional Education


Complete the following courses with a grade of C (2.0) or higher:

Professional Internship in Teaching


Complete the following courses:

EDSP Professional General Education Requirements


Complete the following courses:

Tier 2CP


Complete one of the following courses (for alternatives consult with your academic advisor):

2FA


In consultation with your academic advisor, select a course that complements your area of concentration.

2HL


In consultation with your academic advisor, select a course that complements your area of concentration.

2NS


In consultation with your academic advisor, select a course that complements your area of concentration.

EDSP Concentration Electives


In consultation with your academic advisor, complete 15 semester hours in content courses in one of the following Middle Childhood concentration areas: science, mathematics or social studies. Note: one of these courses must be an elective Tier II course; this is in addition to your 2FA and 2NS courses.