Nov 26, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17 [Archived Catalog]

Spanish Major (B.S.Ed.)


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Major Code BS6235

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

Barbara Reichenbach, contact person

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, if you wish to be licensed through Ohio University to teach Spanish in Ohio, you must complete the following program and earn passing scores on the Ohio Assessment for Educators (OAE) exam, the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and the Writing Proficiency Test (WPT), and a Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA). This major prepares you for an Ohio four-year Resident Educator teaching license that qualifies you to teach Spanish in grades Pre-K thru 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 hours in the major.

Regional campus students should check with their offices 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, 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


Complete one of the following courses:


Civilization and Culture Elective:


Complete one of the following courses:

Advanced Hispanic Linguistics Elective


Complete one of the following courses:

Advanced Latin American Literature and Culture Elective


Complete one of the following courses:

Advanced Peninsular Literature and Culture Elective


 Complete one of the following courses:

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