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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Secondary Education-Language Arts (B.S.Ed.)


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Program: B.S.Ed.
Department of Educational Studies
College of Education and Public Policy

Neff Hall 250 ~ 260-481-4146 ~ 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-German is intended to prepare students for successful careers as German teachers of youth in middle school/junior high and high school settings.  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.  These requirements are subject to change based upon program and state regulations.

To earn the B.S.Ed. in secondary education-German, you must satisfy the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ) and the College of Education and Public Policy.

General Education: 21-28 Credits


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations Credits: 9


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 6-7


 See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

  • BIOL (3 cr)
  • ANTH B200, AST, CHM, GEOG (Physical), GEOL, PHYS (3 cr)
  • Lab with one science course (0-1 cr)

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 6


 See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

  • HIST (3 cr)
  • ECON, POLS, PSY, or SOC (3 cr)

Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 0-3


 See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

  • ENG Literature (included in Major) (0 cr)
  • FILM*, FINA, MUS, PHIL, or  THTR (3 cr)
    *You may select a FILM course to be included in major

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 0


  See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

  •  ENG W203 (included in major) (0 cr)

Area VI—Inquiry and Analysis Credits: 3


 See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

You may select a language arts course to be included in major.

Professional Education: 39 Credits


Pre-Professional Education (9 cr)


  •  PPST (Praxis I) or Alternative

Student Teaching (12 cr)


P: Block 2

P: 45 crs in major

Electives: (6-13 cr)


Language Arts Core and Concentration Courses: 51 Credits


Secondary Language Arts majors must complete a core (39 credits) set of courses and one concentration (12 credits) listed below:

Language Arts Core (39 cr)


Language Arts Concentration - Select one (12 cr)


Communication


Literature


  • Pre-1700 British Lit (3 cr)
  • Post-1700 British Lit (3 cr)
  • American Lit (3 cr)
  • Elective* in COM/ENG/LING (3 cr)

Writing


  • ENG W2XX+ level (3 cr)
  • ENG W2XX+ level (3 cr)
  • ENG W2XX+ level (3 cr)
  • Elective* in COM/ENG/LING (3 cr)

Notes:


*COM 11400 and ENG W131 may not be used to meet this requirement.  Also, no courses shall count twice in the major.

Total Credits: 124


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