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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Adolescence Education 7-12–B.S.

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Adolescence Education 7-12 Major (43-52 cr)

B. Elective Requirements (None)

C. Cognate Requirements (6-15 cr)

D. Non-Credit Requirements (0 cr)

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    Workshops include tobacco, drug/alcohol abuse and prevention; school safety and fire/arson prevention; child abduction prevention; mandated reporting of child abuse; and school violence prevention/intervention. For information go to
  • Oral Proficiency Inventory (OPI)
    Adolescent Language 7-12 candidates must successfully complete the OPI

E. Concentration Requirements

  • A candidate must select an academic concentration, which will be the area of initial certification, from one of the following disciplines or areas: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, English, French, German, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies, or Spanish. For specific information regarding a particular academic concentration (except social studies), consult the appropriate department’s section of this Catalog. Specific information for the Social Studies concentration immediately follows the Adolescence Education Major.

F. Candidate Qualifications

  1. Candidates admitted to one of the education majors as either a freshman or a transfer must complete the Entrance Form in the first block with their advisors.
  2. Candidates coming from other majors must complete the Entrance Form with the Advisement Coordinator. An unofficial transcript will be required at the time of completion of the Entrance Form.
  3. Candidacy will be completed during the first block of education courses. Material will be distributed at that time. Candidates will be required to maintain a 2.50 index, provide an unofficial transcript and complete a writing sample based on the School of Education Conceptual Framework.
  4. Candidates must have an cumulative 2.50 index to begin the education sequence; they must maintain an cumulative 2.50 index. Candidates’ GPAs will be monitored. Candidates who have registered for education courses, but who fall below a cumulative GPA of 2.50 will be deregistered by the department from the education courses.
  5. Each candidate is provided two placements for student teaching through the Field Placement Office. Due to the large number of placements that must be coordinated, candidates cannot request placements. Assigned placements must be accepted by candidates or candidates will risk waiting for a reassignment in a future semester.

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