MIDDLE CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Education (BS Ed.)
The BS Ed. in Middle Childhood does not lead to licensure at the bachelor's degree level. Additional graduate level preparation is required for the license. Graduate Program (Available at the main campus)
The Middle Childhood Licensure Program is based on an undergraduate BS Ed. degree in Middle Childhood, graduate coursework and an option of completing a Master of Education (M. Ed.).
Candidates who complete the B.S. Ed. and graduate coursework and appropriate Praxis II tests are eligible to seek licensure from the Ohio Department of Education. Students have the option of completing the Master of Education (M. Ed.) degree in the College of Education and Human Services.
The course listings on the links below are not official programs of study for the bachelor's degree. Requirements may vary based on quarter/year of entry into the major. Consult with a Teacher Licensure Advisor for further information. Admitted students have an official Degree Audit and Reporting System (DARS) report as their official program of study.
The bachelor's degree curriculum will vary depending on the combination of specialized areas the candidate selects - see the program links below for the different combinations:
Some of the Social Studies concentration courses are only offered at the main campus.
Science & Social Studies
Language Arts & Mathematics
Language Arts & Science
Language Arts & Social Studies
Mathematics & Science
Social Studies and Mathematics
For academic advising, please call Student Services at 419-586-0300.
Faculty Contact Information:
237 Dwyer Hall
Students must meet the following requirements
- Complete at least 45 academic credit hours
- Obtain at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA
- Submit a statement of good moral character and declaration of middle childhood content areas
A student is officially admitted to the College of Education and Human Services, Middle Childhood Education Program, when these items are completed. Upon completion of these items, the student will receive a course of study (DARS report) from the college’s student services office.
The B.S.Ed. in Middle Childhood Education does not lead to licensure. Students must complete a graduate level, fifth year program and pass the appropriate Praxis II test in order to be eligible for a license in Middle Childhood Education.
Middle Childhood Education concentrations include Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Sciences. Students must choose two of these four areas of study. Availability of coursework at the Lake Campus in the four concentration areas varies. Contact the Lake Campus academic advisors for more information about concentration offerings at the Lake Campus.
Page last modified: September 1, 2010