Dec 04, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17 [Archived Catalog]

Integrated Language Arts Major (B.S.Ed.)


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Major code BS6306

The 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 Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) program includes 7 majors: Integrated Language Arts, Integrated Mathematics, Integrated Social Studies, Integrated Science, Earth/Space Science, Life Science and Physical Science. Regardless of the college of the university from which you will graduate, if you wish to be licensed through Ohio University to teach integrated language arts, you must complete the following program and earn passing scores on the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) and a Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA). This major prepares you for an Ohio four-year Resident Educator teaching license that qualifies you to teach English and language arts courses 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, 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 Affair 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:

AYA Reading Requirement


AYA Professional Internship in Teaching


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

Methods Courses


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

Major Requirements


Complete the following courses with an overall GPA if 2.75 or higher:

Reporting Elective


Complete one of the following courses:

English Literature Elective


Complete two of the following courses:

American Literature Elective 1


Complete one of the following courses:

Shakespeare Elective


Complete one of the following courses:

World Literature Elective


 Complete one of the following courses:

English Elective


Complete 6 hours from 3000- or 4000-level English courses. Courses cannot be used to fulfill more than one requirement.

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