Program Requirements

Ohio licenses included in Concentration 1:

  • Primary (P-5)
  • Intervention Specialist, Mild to Moderate (K-12)
  • Intervention Specialist, Moderate to Intense (K-12)

Hours: 102

Prerequisites for Licensure - 16 hours

COM 100 Spoken Word (3) C
EDU 190 Introduction to the Educational Profession (1)
ENG 101 Written Word (3) C
PSY 103 Introduction to Psychology (3) CEP
SOC 103 Our Social World (3) CS
Choose a discipline specific Mathematics class in the core curriculum CMA - 3 hours

Content area for licensure - 4 hours

Choose one core coded Science course with LAB

Major Courses - 58 hours

ECE 250 Developmentally Appropriate Practice & Observing and Understanding Whole Child (3)
ECE 336 Methods of Teaching Math I (3)
ECE 337 Methods of Teaching Math II (3)
ECE 341 Methods of Teaching Social Studies and the Sciences (3)
ECE 444 Student Teaching and Seminar for Early Childhood Education (12) EXP
MUS 246 Mus Exp For Young Children (3) CAM
SED 215 Human Exceptionalities (3)
SED 215S Serv Lrng:Human Exceptionalities (1) EXP
SED 330 Assessment and Diagnosis for Special Education (3)
SED 331 Moderate to Intense Instructional Strategies (3)
SED 332 Moderate/Intense Practicum (1) EXP
SED 333 Curriculum & Methods/Students with Mild/Moderate Needs (1) EXP
SED 334 Inclusive Teaching, Support and Transition (1) EXP
SED 340 Teaching in an Inclusive Setting (3)
SED 345 Collaboration and Transition (3)
SED 351 Intro to Learning Disabilities (3)
SED 380 Curriculum & Methods/Students with Mild/Moderate Needs (3)
SED 444 SED Student Teaching (6-12) EXP

Education Core - 8 hours

EDU 207 Educational Theory & Reflective Teaching (3)
EDU 217 Technology in the Instructional Process (2)
EDU 356 Classroom Mgmt & Organization (3)

Reading Core - 16 hours

RDG 215 Theoretical Perspectives and Foundations in Literacy (3)
RDG 305 Literacy Practicum (1) EXP
RDG 330 Phonics and Linguistics (3)
RDG 331 Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing (3)
RDG 338 Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Problems (3)
RDG 391 Orton-Gillingham Method: Instruction and Practice (3)

Program Outcomes

The School of Education has developed the following five teacher competencies describing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that each teacher candidate will have upon completion of any licensure program.

  1. Content knowledge - The candidate articulates accurate subject matter and applies that knowledge in planning and presenting lessons aligned with content standards.
  2. Learner characteristics - The candidate incorporates knowledge of how students learn and how diverse experiences affect learning when planning and presenting lessons aligned with content standards.
  3. Instructional strategies - The candidate applies a variety of scientifically-based, data-driven instructional strategies based on learning goals, assesses student’s progress toward these goals, and differentiates instruction based on students’ needs and assessment results.
  4. Learning Environment - The candidate creates and manages a learning environment that encourages active, engaged learning and respect for others.
  5. Professional responsibilities - The candidate engages in reflective practice, promotes collaboration among peers, families, and communities, and takes on opportunities for professional development.