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Undergraduate Bulletin 2010-2011 [Archived Catalog]

Secondary Education-Adolescence/Young Adulthood Concentration (B.S.Ed.)


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Program: B.S.Ed.
Department of Educational Studies
School of Education

Neff Hall 250 ~ 260-481-6441~ www.ipfw.edu/educ


The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • Becoming more caring, humane and functional citizens in a global, multicultural, democratic society 
  • Improving the human condition by creating positive learning environments
  • Becoming change agents by demonstrating reflective professional practice
  • Solving client problems through clear, creative analyses
  • Assessing client performance, creating and executing effective teaching, counseling, and educational leadership by utilizing a variety of methodologies reflecting current related research
  • Utilizing interdisciplinary scholarship, demonstrating technology and critical literacies, and effectively communicating with all stakeholders.

The B.S.Ed. in secondary education is intended to prepare students for successful careers as teachers of children in middle school/junior high and high school settings. The secondary education degree is divided into two concentrations: early adolescence, for middle school/junior high settings, and adolescence/young adulthood, for high school settings. Pre-service teachers must choose one or both concentrations to complete the degree. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, and the other requirements listed under Teacher Licensure in the Special Academic Regulations, you are eligible to apply for an Indiana teaching license.

To earn the B.S.Ed. in secondary education with a concentration in adolescence/young adulthood, you must satisfy the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ) and the School of Education.

School Setting: High School (grades 9-12)


General Education Credits: 45


School of Education Credits: 34


Content Area Majors, variable credits depending on the program


Elective credits variable, but must be at least 124.


IPFW General Education Requirements Credits: 45


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations Credits: 12


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 9


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

  • Biology Credits: 3

Two of the following: Credits: 6


Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 9


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

One of the following: Credits: 3


  • American history or world history or humanities (FWAS H201 or H202)

One of the following: Credits: 3


  • political science or sociology

One of the following: Credits: 3


  • anthropology, business, economics, folklore, journalism, linguistics, psychology, or public and environmental affairs

Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 9


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

  • English Literature Credits: 3

One of the following: Credits: 3


One of the following: Credits: 3


  • film or philosophy or theatre

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area VI- Inquiry and Analysis Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

School of Education Requirements


Initial Requirements:


Prior to being admitted to the Block 1: Teacher Education program you must complete the following initial requirements:

  • PPST (Pre-Professional Skills Test)

Block 2: Professional Education (P: Block 1)


Block 3: Teaching Major


In addition to the above courses, you must complete one content area major. See list of majors and courses below.

Student Teaching


  • EDUC M501 Portfolio Cr. 0

Optional:


Electives (Variable)


Total Credits: 124


Core Content Area Majors


Below is a list of teaching content area majors.

French Teaching Major (46 credits)


  • FREN F3xx-4xx - Literature Electives (300–400 level) Credits: 6
  • FREN F3xx-4xx - Electives (300–400 level) Credits: 9

German Teaching Major (44 credits)


  • GER 3XX - Literature Elective (300 level) Credits: 3
  • GER G3xx - Elective (300 level) Credits: 3
  • GER G4xx - Electives (400 level) Credits: 12

One of the following in writing: Credits: 3


One of the following in Western literature, other than British or American: Credits: 3


One elective in English, linguistics, or mass communications (other than COM 114) Credits: 3


Social Studies Teaching Major (51–60 credits)


Must complete all course work in 3 content areas plus one course from each of the other two content areas (diversified credit) to complete the major.

Economics (15 credits)


  • Economics elective Credits: 3
  • Economics elective (300–400 level) Credits: 3

Government and Citizenship (15 credits)


  • Political science electives (300–400 level) Credits: 6

Historical Perspectives (24 credits)


American Civilization


  • HIST elective (American) Credits: 3
  • HIST elective (American) (300–400 level) Credits: 3

World Civilization


  • HIST elective (non-American) Credits: 3
  • HIST elective (non-American) (300-400 level) Credits: 3

Psychology (15 credits)


Sociology (15 credits)


Diversified Credits: 6


Notes


Students completing the adolescence/young adulthood concentration may also add additional middle school/junior high teaching areas by completing any of the middle school/junior high endorsements and completing a middle school practicum.

Other IPFW departments offer degrees that lead to teacher certification. They include art education, biology, chemistry, mathematics, music education, and physics. Please refer to these departments in their appropriate Part 4 sections of this Bulletin for more information and course requirements.

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