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Secondary Education - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Session 2000
End Date: Summer Session 2004

Secondary Education - Archive

Abington College (SECAB)
University Park, College of Education (SECED)

PROFESSOR THOMAS M. DANA, in charge

The following teaching options are available for majors in Secondary Education: Bilingual Education, Biological Science, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, English/Communication, French, German, Latin, Mathematics, Physics, Russian, Social Studies, and Spanish. General Science teacher certification requirements may be completed only in conjunction with the Biological Science, Chemistry, or Earth and Space Science Teaching options. Environmental Education teacher certification requirements may be completed in conjunction with the Biological Science, Earth and Space Science, and Social Studies Teaching options.

The Secondary Education major helps prepare students for middle school and/or high school teaching positions and for other employment in fields related to their content specialties.

The executive vice president and provost of the University has approved administrative enrollment controls for this major. The number of students admitted each year to this major is limited. Additional information about applying for this major is available in the dean's office in the College of Education.

For the B.S. degree in Secondary Education, 120-147 credits are required. (See also Teacher Education Programs.)

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(3-21 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 0-10 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 74-113 credits
(This includes 3-21 credits of General Education courses, i.e., ALL options: 3 credits of GS. Plus ALL FOREIGN LANGUAGE teaching options: 3 additional credits of GS; GERMAN, LATIN, SPANISH, and RUSSIAN teaching options: 3 additional credits of GH. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE and EARTH & SPACE teaching options: additional 9 credits of GN, 4 credits of GQ, 3 credits of GS; CHEMISTRY and PHYSICS teaching options: additional 9 credits of GN, 6 credits of GQ, 3 credits of GS. MATH teaching option: additional 6 credits of GQ; SOCIAL STUDIES teaching option: additional 3 credits of GS, 6 credits of GH. In the BILINGUAL teaching option: 3 credits of GH may be selected. In the ENGLISH/COMMUNICATIONS teaching option an additional 3 credits of GS, 6 credits of GA, and 6 credits of GH may be selected.)

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS): 38-39 credits[18]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (35-36 credits)
C I 295(2-3), EDPSY 014(3), EDTHP 115(3), PSY 002 GS(3) (Sem: 1-2)
C I 412W(3), C I 495C(3), PSY 426(3) (Sem: 5-8)
C I 495E(15) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (3 credits)
Select 3 credits at the 400 level of any EDTHP course. (Sem: 5-8)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE OPTION: 36-75 credits

BILINGUAL TEACHING OPTION: 36 credits[18]
Students who complete the requirements for this option will be able to apply for a Bilingual Teaching certificate in thirty-two states. Students selecting this option must be bilingual upon entering this program. Proficiency must be demonstrated by oral and written examination. This option includes 3-6 credits of General Education courses.

For the B.S. degree with this option, 120 credits are required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES (24 credits)
CAS 470(3), CAS 497(3), LL ED 424(3), LL ED 425(3), LL ED 445(3), LL ED 495(6) (Sem: 5-8)
SOC 430(3) (Sem: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (12 credits)
(Advanced language other than English)
Select 12 credits from one group -- A, B, C, D, or E:
A. Spanish
SPAN 200(3), SPAN 253W(3), SPAN 354(3) (Sem: 3-6)
SPAN 400(3), SPAN 414(3), or SPAN 440(3) (Sem: 5-8)
B. French
FR 201(4), FR 202(3), FR 330(3), FR 350(3) (Sem: 3-6)
FR 401(3), FR 417(3), or FR 440(3) (Sem: 5-8)
C. German
GER 100 GH;DF(3), GER 201(4), GER 301(3) (Sem: 3-6)
GER 401(3), GER 411(3) (Sem: 5-8)
D. Latin
CAMS 033 GH(3), CAMS 034(3), or LATIN 496(3-9) (Sem: 5-8)
E. Russian
RUS 100 GH;DF(3), RUS 204(3), RUS 214(3), RUS 221(3), RUS 304(3), RUS 305(3), RUS 360(3) (Sem: 3-6)
RUS 430(3), RUS 460(3) (Sem: 5-8)

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE TEACHING OPTION: 74-75 credits[18]
This option enables the graduate to meet all of the academic requirements for the Instructional I certificate for teaching at the secondary-school level, which is issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This option includes 19 credits of General Education courses.

For the B.S. degree with this option, 138-140 credits are required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES (69 credits)
B M B 211(3), B M B 212(1), BIOL 110 GN(4), BIOL 220W GN(4) (Sem: 1-4)
BIOL 230W GN(4), BIOL 240W GN(4), CHEM 012 GN(3), CHEM 013 GN(3), CHEM 014 GN(1), CHEM 015 GN(1), MATH 140 GQ(4), PHYS 250 GN(4), PHYS 251 GN(4), S T S 200 GS(3) (Sem: 3-6)
MICRB 201(3), MICRB 202(2), SCIED 410(3), SCIED 411(3), SCIED 412(3), SCIED 457(3) (Sem: 5-8)
CHEM 034(3), GEOSC 020 GN(3), METEO 003 GN(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (2 credits)
AG SC 296(2), BIOL 496(2), B M B 496(2), MICRB 496(2), or NUTR 296(2) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (3-4 credits)
BIOL 417(4) or select 3 credits from 400-level applied fields of biology (Sem: 5-8)

Note 1: The General Science certificate may be earned by completing 3 additional credits--ASTRO 010 GN(2) and ASTRO 011 GN(1).

Note 2: The Environmental Education certificate may be earned by completing R P M 325(3); AG ED 395(1-13) or R P M 430(3); 3 credits from E R M 411(3), E R M 412(3), or E R M 413W(3); 3 credits from earth or soil sciences; 3 credits from ASTRO 010 GN(2) and ASTRO 011 GN(1) or METEO 003 GN(3); and 3 credits from AG BM 101 GS(3), ECON 002 GS(3), ECON 004 GS(3), or ECON 014 GS(3).

Note 3: A laboratory safety module and Red Cross certification in First Aid and CPR must be completed for certification. Red Cross certification may be completed through KINES 303 GHS(3).

CHEMISTRY TEACHING OPTION: 70-71 credits[18]
This option enables the graduate to meet all of the academic requirements for the Instructional I certificate for teaching at the secondary-school level, which is issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This option includes 21 credits of General Education courses.

For the B.S. degree with this option, 132-134 credits are required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES (57-58 credits)
CHEM 012 GN(3), CHEM 013 GN(3), CHEM 014 GN(1), CHEM 015 GN(1), MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 141 GQ(4), PHYS 211 GN(4), PHYS 212 GN(4), PHYS 213 GN(2), PHYS 214 GN(2) (Sem: 1-4)
B M B 101(3), B M B 102(1), CHEM 034(3), CHEM 035(3), S T S 200 GS(3) (Sem: 3-8)
CHEM 451(3), CHEM 452(3), CHEM 457(1-2), SCIED 410(3), SCIED 411(3), SCIED 412(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (7 credits)
BIOL 011 GN(3) and BIOL 012 GN(1); or BIOL 110 GN(4); CHEM 425(3) or CHEM 426(3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (6 credits)
Select 3 credits in chemistry (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits in chemistry or an applied field of chemistry (Sem: 5-8)

Note 1: The General Science certificate may be earned by completing 13 additional credits from ASTRO 010 GN(2), ASTRO 011 GN(1), GEOSC 020 GN(3), METEO 003 GN(3), SCIED 457(3), and 1 credit selected from ASTRO 296(1-18), BIOL 296(1-18), CHEM 389(1-4), GEOSC 296(1-18), or METEO 296(1-18).

Note 2: A laboratory safety module and Red Cross certification in First Aid and CPR must be completed for certification. Red Cross certification may be completed through KINES 303 GHS(3).

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE TEACHING OPTION: 62-63 credits[18]
This option enables the graduate to meet all of the academic requirements for the Instructional I certificate for teaching at the secondary-school level, which is issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This option includes 19 credits of General Education courses.

For the B.S. degree with this option, 126-128 credits are required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES (28 credits)
GEOSC 002 GN(3), MATH 140 GQ(4), METEO 003 GN(3) (Sem: 1-4)
ASTRO 010 GN(2), ASTRO 011 GN(1), S T S 200 GS(3) (Sem: 3-8)
SCIED 410(3), SCIED 411(3), SCIED 412(3), SCIED 457(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (31-32 credits)
BIOL 011 GN(3), BIOL 012 GN(1); or BIOL 110 GN(4) (Sem: 1-4)
GEOSC 001(3) or GEOSC 020 GN(3) (Sem: 1-5)
GEOSC 040 GN(3) or METEO 022(2) (Sem: 1-5)
Select 6 credits in GEOSC or 6 credits from GEOG 110 GN(3), GEOG 115 GN(3), GEOG 432W(3), GEOG 433W(3) (Sem: 1-6)
Select a or b below (16):
a. CHEM 012 GN(3), CHEM 014 GN(1); CHEM 013 GN(3), CHEM 015 GN(1); PHYS 250 GN(4), PHYS 251 GN(4) (Sem: 1-5)
b. CHEM 012 GN(3), CHEM 014 GN(1); PHYS 201 GN(4), PHYS 202 GN(4), PHYS 204 GN(4) (Sem: 3-6)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (3 credits)
Select 3 credits from GEOSC 200(3), GEOSC 201(4), GEOSC 303(3), GEOSC 330(2), GEOSC 340(3), GEOSC 438(3), GEOSC 445(4), GEOSC 470W(3) (Sem: 3-8)

Note 1: The General Science certificate may be earned by completing this option.

Note 2: The Environmental Education certificate may be earned by completing R P M 325(3); AG ED 395(1-13) or R P M 430(3); BI SC 003 GN(3) or BIOL 220W GN(4); 3 credits from E R M 411(3), E R M 412(3), or E R M 413W(3); 5 additional credits from biological and environmental sciences; and 3 credits from AG BM 101 GS(3), ECON 002 GS(3), ECON 004 GS(3), ECON 014 GS(3).

Note 3: A laboratory safety module and Red Cross certification in First Aid and CPR must be completed for certification. Red Cross certification may be completed through KINES 303 GHS(3).

ENGLISH/COMMUNICATION TEACHING OPTION: 63 credits[18]
This option enables the graduate to meet all of the academic requirements for the Instructional I certificate for teaching at the secondary-school level, which is issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This program has a Language and Literature Core and a Media Literacies Core. This program is open to students outside the College of Education who desire certification. This option includes 18 credits of General Education courses.

For the B.S. degree with this option, 128-129 credits are required.

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE CORE: 42 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (12 credits)
LL ED 411(3), LL ED 412(3), LL ED 420(3) (Sem: 5-8)
ENGL 444(3) (Sem: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (30 credits)
(a) Select 3 credits from: AAA S 100 GS;GI(3), AM ST 105 GH;DF(3), ANTH 146 GS;GI(3), CMLIT 001 GH(3), CMLIT 002 GH;GI(3), CMLIT 003 GH;GI(3), CMLIT 004 GH;GI(3), CMLIT 005 GH;GI(3), CMLIT 010 GH;GI(3), CMLIT 100 GH;GI(3), CMLIT 101 GH;DF(3), CMLIT 105 GH;GI(3), CMLIT 106 GH;GI(3), CMLIT 107 GH;GI(3), CMLIT 108 GH;GI(3), CMLIT 110 GH;GI(3), CMLIT 111 GH;GI(3), CMLIT 141 GH;GI(3), CMLIT 184 GH(3), CMLIT 185 GH(3), CMLIT 189 GH(3), ENGL 135 GH;GI(3), ENGL 139 GH;GI(3), ENGL 194 GH;GI(3), ENGL 235 GI(3), ENGL 262 GH(3), ENGL 263 GH(3), ENGL 265 GH(3), ENGL 268 GH(3), PHIL 006 GH(3), RUS 110 GH;GI(3), RUS 120 GH;GI(3), RUS 130 DF(3), RUS 141W(3), RUS 142W(3), or WMNST 003 GH;DF(3) (Sem: 1-4)
(b) Select 3 credits from: ENGL 221W(3), ENGL 222W(3), ENGL 231W(3), or ENGL 232W(3) (Sem: 3-6)
(c) Select 3 credits from: ENGL 261(3), ENGL 262(3), ENGL 263(3), ENGL 265(3), ENGL 268(3) (Sem: 3-6)
(d) Select 3 credits from: AM ST 493(3), CMLIT 400W(3), CMLIT 401W(3), CMLIT 402W(3), CMLIT 404(3), CMLIT 405(3), CMLIT 406(3), CMLIT 408(3), CMLIT 422(3), CMLIT 423(3), CMLIT 470(3), CMLIT 480(3), CMLIT 486(3), CMLIT 487(3), CMLIT 488(3), ENGL 431 GI(3-6), ENGL 452(3), ENGL 453(3), ENGL 461 GI(3), ENGL 462 GI(3), ENGL 463 GI(3), ENGL 466 GI(3), ENGL 467 GI(3), ENGL 468 GI(3), ENGL 469 GI(3), or ENGL 490 GI(3) (Sem: 5-8)
(e) Select 3 credits from: ENGL 430(3), ENGL 432(3), ENGL 433(3), ENGL 435(3), ENGL 436(3), ENGL 437(3), ENGL 438(3), or ENGL 439(3) (Sem: 5-8)
(f) Select 3 credits from: ENGL 441(3), ENGL 442(3), ENGL 443(3), ENGL 445(3), ENGL 446(3), ENGL 447(3), ENGL 448(3), ENGL 450(3), ENGL 452(3), ENGL 453(3), ENGL 454(3), ENGL 456(3), ENGL 457(3), or ENGL 458(3) (Sem: 5-8)
(g) Select 3 credits from: ENGL 100(3), ENGL 407(3), ENGL 417(3), or LING 100(3) (Sem: 5-6)
(h) Select 3 credits from: CAS 214W(3), ENGL 212(3), ENGL 213(3), ENGL 215(3), ENGL 281(3), ENGL 421(3), or THEA 440(3) (Sem: 5-6)
(i) Select 3 credits from; CAS 215(3), CAS 415(3), CAS 438(3), CAS 475(3), ENGL 470(3), ENGL 471(3-6), ENGL 472(3-6), ENGL 473(3-6), ENGL 474(3-6) (Sem: 7-8)
(j) Select any 3 credits from cluster a, d, g, or i

MEDIA LITERACIES CORE: 21 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (3 credits)
LL ED 480 DF(3) (Sem: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (18 credits)
(k) Select 3 credits from: COMM 100 GS(3), COMM 150(3), COMM 205 GI(3), COMM 405(3), COMM 411(3), COMM 413(3) (Sem: 1-4)
(l) Select 3 credits from: CAS 280W(3), CAS 480(3), or SPCOM 485(3) (Sem: 5-8)
(m) Select 3 credits from: CAS 211(3), CAS 213(3), CAS 250(3)

Select 9 credits within one, or across several, of the following media literacy areas:

Multimedia
ART 100 GA(3), ART 290 GA(3), ART H 111 GA(3), ART H 112 GA(3), ART H 120 GA;GI(3), ART H 130 GA;GI(3), CAS 175 GH(3), CAS 415(3), COMM 100 GS(3), COMM 120(3), COMM 150 GA(3), COMM 180(3), COMM 250 GA(3), COMM 453(3), COMM 454(3), L A 283(3), L A 483(3), WMNST 205 DF(3) (Sem: 1-8)

Theatre
THEA 102 GA(3), THEA 160(3), THEA 170(3), THEA 180(3), THEA 210(3), THEA 426(3), THEA 428(3), or one of the following: THEA 103(3), THEA 104(3), or THEA 110(3) (Sem: 1-8)

Print Journalism
COMM 260W(3), COMM 261(3), COMM 401(3), COMM 403(3), COMM 409(3), COMM 462(3), COMM 464(3) (Sem: 3-8)

Speech Communication
CAS 202 GS(3), CAS 211(3), CAS 213(3), CAS 215(3), CAS 250(3), CAS 280W(3), CAS 411(3), CAS 422 GI(3), SPCOM 220(3), or SPCOM 455 GI(3) (Sem: 3-8)

Instructional Systems:
INSYS 200(3), INSYS 400(1-3), INSYS 441(3), INSYS 446(3), INSYS 447(3), INSYS 448(3), INSYS 449(3) (Sem: 3-8)

Bilingual Education:
LL ED 424(3), LL ED 425(3), LL ED 445(3), SOC 430(3), SPCOM 471 GI(3), SPCOM 482(3), SPCOM 491(3), SPCOM 493(3) (Sem: 3-8)

FRENCH TEACHING OPTION: 40-52 credits[18]
This option requires credits in French beyond the intermediate level. In general, students are encouraged to take at least one course in French each semester without interruption. Students are also encouraged to participate in the Education Abroad Program but should declare such intention as early as possible. Completion of this option leads to the Instructional I certificate for teaching, which is issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This option includes 6 credits of General Education courses.

For the B.S. degree with this option, 120-130 credits are required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES (34-46 credits)
Proficiency in French must be demonstrated by either examination or course work equivalent to the completion of 12 credits. (Sem: 3-4)
ANTH 045 GS;DF(3), FR 201(4), FR 202(3), FR 330(3), FR 351(3), FR 401(3), FR 402W(3), FR 417(3), FR 440(3), LL ED 424(3), LL ED 445(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (6 credits)
Select 6 credits of FR at the 400 level (Sem: 5-8)

Note: Proficiency tests in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in French must be satisfied for certification.

GERMAN TEACHING OPTION: 40-52 credits[18]
This option requires credits in German beyond the intermediate level. In general, students are encouraged to take at least one course in German each semester without interruption. Students are also encouraged to participate in the Education Abroad Program but should declare such intention as early as possible. Completion of this option leads to the Instructional I certificate for teaching, which is issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This option includes 9 credits of General Education courses.

For the B.S. degree with this option, 120-127 credits are required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES (25-37 credits)
Proficiency in German must be demonstrated by either examination or course work equivalent to the completion of 12 credits. (Sem: 3-4)
ANTH 045 GS;DF(3), GER 100 GH;DF(3), GER 201(4), GER 301(3) (Sem: 3-6)
GER 401(3), GER 411(3), LL ED 424(3), LL ED 445(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (15 credits)
Select 6 credits from GER 200 GH;GI(3), GER 320(3), GER 321(3), or GER 322(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 3 credits in GER at the 400 level (Sem: 3-4)
GER 330(3) or GER 331(3); GER 412(3) or GER 430(3) (Sem: 5-8)

Note: Proficiency tests in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in German must be satisfied for certification.

LATIN TEACHING OPTION: 39-51 credits[18]
This option requires credits in Latin beyond the intermediate level. In general, students are encouraged to take at least one course in Latin each semester without interruption. Students are also encouraged to participate in the Education Abroad Program, but should declare such intention as early as possible. Completion of this option leads to the Instructional I certificate for teaching, which is issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This option includes 9 credits of General Education courses.

For the B.S. degree with this option, 120-126 credits are required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES (21-33 credits)
Proficiency in Latin must be demonstrated by either examination or course work equivalent to the completion of 12 credits (Sem: 3-4)
ANTH 045 GS;DF(3), CAMS 033 GH(3), CAMS 034(3), LATIN 100(3) (Sem: 1-4)
LATIN 496(3), LL ED 424(3), LL ED 445(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (18 credits)
Select 12 credits in LATIN at the 400 level (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits in LATIN and related courses at the 400 level (Sem: 5-8)

Note: Proficiency tests in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in Latin must be satisfied for certification.

MATHEMATICS TEACHING OPTION: 48-49 credits[18]
This option enables the graduate to meet all of the academic requirements for the Instructional I certificate for teaching at the secondary-school level, which is issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This option includes 9 credits of General Education courses.

For the B.S. degree with this option, 122-124 credits are required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES (33 credits)
MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 141 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-2)
CMPSC 101 GQ(3), MATH 220(2), MATH 231(2), MATH 311W(3) (Sem: 3-6)
MATH 310(3), MATH 418(3), MTHED 411(3), MTHED 412(3), MTHED 427(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (9-10 credits)
MATH 435(3) or MATH 470(3); MATH 436(3) or MATH 441(3); MATH 427(3) or MATH 471(4) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (6 credits)
Select 6 credits from 400-level MATH or MTHED courses (Sem: 5-8)

PHYSICS TEACHING OPTION: 65 credits[18]
This option enables the graduate to meet all of the academic requirements for the Instructional I certificate for teaching at the secondary-school level, which is issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This option includes 21 credits of General Education courses.

For the B.S. degree with this option, 127-128 credits are required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES (61 credits)
CHEM 012 GN(3), CHEM 013 GN(3), CHEM 014 GN(1), CHEM 015 GN(1) (Sem: 1-4)
MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 141 GQ(4), MATH 220 GQ(2), MATH 230(4), MATH 251(4) (Sem: 3-6)
PHYS 201 GN(4), PHYS 202 GN(4), PHYS 204 GN(4), S T S 200 GS(3) (Sem: 3-6)
PHYS 237(3), PHYS 400(3), PHYS 419(3), PHYS 457(2), SCIED 410(3), SCIED 411(3), SCIED 412(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (4 credits)
BIOL 011 GN(3), BIOL 012 GN(1); or BIOL 110 GN(4) (Sem: 3-6)

Note 1: The General Science certificate may be earned by completing 13 additional credits: ASTRO 010 GN(2), ASTRO 011 GN(1); 3 credits from GEOSC 001(3), GEOSC 002 GN(3), GEOSC 020 GN(3), or GEOSC 021 GN(3); METEO 003 GN(3); and SCIED 457(3); and 1 credit from ASTRO 296, BIOL 296, CHEM 389, GEOSC 296, METEO 296, or PHYS 296.

Note 2: A laboratory safety module and Red Cross certification in First Aid and CPR must be completed for certification. Red Cross certification may be completed through KINES 303 GHS.

RUSSIAN TEACHING OPTION: 36-48 credits[18]
This option requires credits in Russian beyond the intermediate level. In general, students are encouraged to take at least one course in Russian each semester without interruption. Students are also encouraged to participate in the Education Abroad Program but should declare such intention as early as possible. Completion of this option leads to the Instructional I teacher certificate, which is issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This option includes 9 credits of General Education courses.

For the B.S. degree with this option, 120-123 credits are required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES (36-48 credits)
Proficiency in Russian must be demonstrated by either examination or course work equivalent to the completion of 12 credits. (Sem: 3-4)
ANTH 045 GS;DF(3), LL ED 424(3), LL ED 445(3), RUS 100 GH;DF(3), RUS 204(3), RUS 214(3), RUS 221(3), RUS 304(3), RUS 305(3), RUS 360(3), RUS 430(3), RUS 460(3) (Sem: 3-8)

Note: Proficiency tests in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in Russian must be satisfied for certification.

SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHING OPTION: 51 credits[21]
This option enables the graduate to meet all of the academic requirements for the Instructional I certificate for teaching social studies in secondary schools, which is issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This option includes 12 credits of General Education courses.

For the B.S. degree with this option, 122-123 credits are required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES (39 credits)
ANTH 045 GS;DF(3), HIST 010(3), HIST 012(3), HIST 020 GH(3), HIST 021 GH(3), PL SC 001GS(3), PL SC 014(3), SOC 001(3) (Sem: 1-4)
GEOG 020 GS(3), GEOG 030 GS(3), GEOG 040(3) (Sem: 3-6)
SS ED 411(3), SS ED 412(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (12 credits) (See also Note 1)
ECON 002 GS(3), ECON 004 GS(3), or ECON 014 GS(3) (Sem: 1-6)
ANTH 002 GS(3), ANTH 011 GS;GI(3), or ANTH 146 GS;GI(3) (Sem: 3-8)
Select 6 credits from one cluster with at least 3 credits at the 400-level:
ANTH 008 GS;GI(3), ANTH 440(3), HIST 178 GH;GI(3), HIST 179 GH;GI(3), PL SC 456(3), PL SC 457(3-6);
ECON 370 GS(3), GEOG 443(3), HIST 174 GH;GI(3), HIST 175 GH;GI(3), PL SC 458(3-6), PL SC 468(3);
GEOG 427(3), HIST 141 GH(3), HIST 142 GS(3), PL SC 413(3);
ECON 333 GS(3), HIST 143 GH(3), HIST 423(3), PL SC 020 GS(3), PL SC 455(3);
AAA S 200 DF(3), ANTH 012(3), GEOG 444(3), HIST 102 GH;DF(3), HIST 181 GH;GI(3), HIST 192 GH;GI(3), PL SC 454(3), PL SC 467(3), RL ST 107 GH;DF(3);
AAA S 100 GS;GI(3), GEOG 103 GS;DF(3), HIST 448(3), PL SC 474(3), RL ST 101 GH;DF(3), SOC 119 GS;GI(4), SOC 409 GS;GI(3);
ANTH 057(3), HIST 154 GH;GI(3), PSY 217 GS(3), SOC 013 GS(3), SOC 030 GS(3), SOC 110 GS;GI(3), SOC 430(3);
GEOG 128 GS;DF(3), HIST 154 GH;GI(3), HIST 156(3), L I R 136 GI(3), PL SC 125(3), SOC 015(3), SOC 446 GS(3);
ANTH 146 GS;GI(3), ECON 002 GS(3), ECON 004 GS(3), ECON 315 GS(3), S T S 047(3), S T S 101 GH(3), S T S 107 GH(3), SOC 420 or S T S 420(3), SOC 447(3);
HIST 442(3), HIST 452(3), PL SC 002(3), PL SC 125(3), PL SC 130(3), SOC 023 GS(3) (Sem: 1-6)

Note 1: Students must complete 3 credits from two different departments (total of 6 credits). These courses are linked by a common conceptual theme. The list of acceptable courses is available in the department with the College advising center or from secondary social studies education advisers.

Note 2: The Environmental Education certificate may be earned by completing 3 credits from E R M 411(3), E R M 412(3), or E R M 413W(3); R P M 325(3); AG ED 395(1-13) or R P M 430(3); SCIED 457(3); S T S 200 GS(3); BI SC 003 GN(3), BIOL 220W(4), or W F S 309(3); 12 credits of additional biological or environmental sciences; 3 credits of earth or soil sciences; ASTRO 010 GN(2) and ASTRO 011 GN(1) or METEO 003 GN(3); and 3 credits from the physical sciences.

SPANISH TEACHING OPTION: 39-51 credits[21]
This option requires credits in Spanish beyond the intermediate level. In general, students are encouraged to take at least one course in Spanish each semester without interruption. Students are also encouraged to participate in the Education Abroad Program but should declare such intention as early as possible. Completion of this option leads to the Instructional I certificate for teaching, which is issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This option includes 9 credits of General Education courses.

For the B.S. degree in this option, 120-126 credits are required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES (27-39 credits)
Proficiency in Spanish must be demonstrated by either examination or course work equivalent to the completion of 12 credits. (Sem: 3-4)
ANTH 045 GS;DF(3), SPAN 200(3), SPAN 253W(3), SPAN 354(3) (Sem: 1-4)
LL ED 424(3), LL ED 445(3), SPAN 400(3), SPAN 414(3), SPAN 440(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (12 credits)
SPAN 130 GH;DF(3) or SPAN 131 GH;DF(3); SPAN 415(3) or SPAN 418(3) (Sem: 3-8)
Select 6 credits in SPAN at the 400 level (Sem: 5-8)

Note: Proficiency tests in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in Spanish must be satisfied for certification.

[18] A grade of C or better per course is required for teacher certification.
[21] A grade of C or better per course is required for all Special Education prerequisites and teacher certification.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2000

Blue Sheet Item #: 28-04-100

Review Date: 5/3/04

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