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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [Archived Catalog]

Physical Science Major (B.S.Ed.)


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Major code BS6310

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

Regardless of the college of the University from which you graduate, if you wish to be licensed through Ohio University to teach physics and chemistry, you must complete the following program and earn passing scores on the Praxis II exams. The program prepares you for a two-year provisional license that qualifies you to teach physics and chemistry in grades 7-12.
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

All students pursuing teacher education programs at Ohio University are subject to the Selective Admission and Retention Program in teacher education. Criteria and procedures are available in the Office of Student Affairs, McCracken Hall 124. Admission to Professional Education is required before taking any education courses at the 2000 level or higher. Requirements for admission to Professional Education include:

  • successful completion of 30 hours with a 2.75 GPA or higher,
  • a Tier I Math course (1M) with a grade of C (2.0) or higher,
  • a Tier I Freshmen Composition course (1E) with a grade of C (2.0) or higher,
  • EDTE 1500, Introduction to Teacher Education with a grade of C (2.0) or higher, and
  • PSY 1010, General Psychology with a grade of C (2.0) or higher.

Generally, you apply for admission to Professional Education during the second semester of your freshman year. Athens campus students must attend a group meeting arranged by the Office of Student Affairs, McCracken Hall 124, prior to submitting application for Admission to Professional Education.

Admission to Advanced Standing in Professional Education is required before taking any education courses at the 3000-level or higher. Applications for admission to Advanced Standing in Professional Education should be submitted a semester after which students will have earned at least 60 credits in the major.

Regional campus students should check with their Office of Student Services or the Dean’s office on the regional campus for information.

Change of Program Policy

To change or add your major/minor/certificate policy, contact the Office of Student Affairs.

External Transfer Admission

To obtain information specific to students seeking admission to the program as transfer students from another institution contact the Office of Student Affairs.
 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

See Program Overview.
 

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:

AYA Reading Requirement


Complete the following course:

AYA Professional Internship in Teaching


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

Methods Courses


Complete the following courses:

Complete one of the following courses:


Complete one of the following courses:


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