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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 [Archived Catalog]

German Major (B.S.Ed.)


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Major Code BS6233

Patton College of Education  
Department of Teacher Education  
Lindley Hall
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.597.2198
Fax: 740.593.0477
http://www.cehs.ohio.edu/academics/teacher-preparation/department-of-teacher-education/index.cfm

Frans H. Doppen, contact person
doppen@ohio.edu
 

Program Overview

The modern language programs for educators include French, German and Spanish. Regardless of the college of the university from which you will graduate, to be licensed through Ohio University to teach one of the modern foreign languages in Ohio, you must complete the following program and earn passing scores on the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) exams and a Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA). This major prepares you for an Ohio four-year Resident Educator teaching license that qualifies you to teach German in grades Pre-K-12. Language majors will be required to pass an oral proficiency examination in the major before licensure.

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, Lindley Hall. Admission to Teacher Candidacy is required before taking any education courses at the 2000 level or higher. Requirements for admission to Teacher Candidacy include:

  • successful completion of 30 hours with a 3.00 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 Teacher Candidacy during the second semester of your freshman year. Athens campus students must attend a group meeting arranged by the Office of Student Affairs, Lindley Hall, prior to submitting application for Admission to Teacher Candidacy.

Admission to Advanced Standing in Teacher Candidacy is required before taking any education courses at the 3000-level or higher. Applications for admission to Advanced Standing in Teacher Candidacy 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 Affairs 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 .

Pre-Teacher Candidacy


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

AYA Teacher Candidacy


Complete the following courses with a 2.75 GPA and a grade of C (2.0) or higher in each. Methods courses are included in the 2.75 overall GPA requirement for AYA teacher candidacy:

Professional Internship in Teaching


Complete the following courses with a grade of C (2.0) or higher in EDPL 4650:

AYA Reading Requirement


Methods Courses


Complete the following courses with a grade of C (2.0) or better. Methods courses are included in the 2.75 overall GPA requirement for AYA teacher candidacy:

Major Requirements - German


Complete the following courses with a overal GPA of 2.75 or higher:

Complete three of the following:


Junior English


Complete one of the following with a grade of C or better. Note: This course in not included in the 2.75 major GPA requirement.

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