Jun 16, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 [Archived Catalog]

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

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Major code BS6316

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. Students should also consult the Special Education program sheets (available on the Web) and meet with their advisor about scheduling as early as possible.

Students who seek admission into Special Education courses will be subject to additional selective admission criteria beyond the College of Education’s Selective Admission and Retention requirements. Enrollment in these programs is limited to promote quality instruction, appropriate field placement, and effective advising. The selective admission process into Special Education includes application for admission to Professional Education, review of your academic record, and your autobiography. Admission applications are available on the web and should be returned to the Office of Student Services in McCracken Hall. Applications should be submitted for review the third quarter of your freshman year, or soon thereafter. The application deadline is April 15, to allow for review of applications prior to fall quarter priority registration.

Specific information about programs in hearing and speech is included under the College of Health and Human Services section of this catalog.

College-level Requirements

Please see the appropriate college listing for college-level academic requirements.

Required General Education Courses

Humanities: 8

Eight hours of humanities are required. Select courses from those that meet the Tier II Humanities and Fine Arts requirement.

Natural Sciences: 5

Five hours of natural sciences containing a laboratory component are required. Select courses that meet the Tier II Natural Sciences and Mathematics requirement.

Social Science: 8

Eight hours of social sciences are required. Select from courses which meet the Tier II Social Sciences requirement.

Psychology: 9

Communications: 4

English: 9

Both a freshman and a junior composition are required.

Junior Composition

Select one from the following:

Hearing and Speech Therapy: 5

Math: 8

Major Requirements

All students pursuing teacher education programs at Ohio University are subject to Selective Admission and Retention Requirements prior to taking any education courses.

Block I (sophomore year, fall or winter quarter): 15

Professional Laboratory Experience (senior year): 16

These courses are taken concurrently and constitute the student teaching requirement. Apply for student teaching by December 1 of the year prior to the year in which you plan to student teach. You must complete all education courses before you may student teach. For further information, contact the Office of Student Services, McCracken Hall 124.

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