Curriculum Guides


Secondary Education (5300)

BAE - Bachelor of Arts in Education

Major: AYA -Integrated Social Studies (530700BA)

College of Education

Year 1

3300:111 English Composition I3
3750:100 Introduction to Psychology3
3700:100 Government & Politics in US4
Natural Science with Lab:Any4
Min Credit Total 14
3300:112 English Composition II3
3400:250 U.S. History to 18774
Natural Science:Any Set1
Mathematics:3450:xxx or 3470:xxx3
Oral Communication:Any3
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Min Credit Total 15
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

5100:200 Introduction to Education3
5100:220 Educational Psychology3
5500:230 Educational Technology3
5610:225 Intro: Exceptionalities3
5300:100 Orient:AYA/P-12 Multi-Age Prg0
3400:319 Medieval Europe, 500-12003
Min Credit Total 15
5500:360 Ed Plan: Inst,Assess & Cls Mgt3
5100:300 Ed Eqty & Exc in Cult Pl Socty3
3400:200 Empires of the Ancient World3
3400:323 Europe: Revolu to WW 1789-19143
3230:150 Human Cultures3
Natural Science:Any Set3
Min Credit Total 18
3700:310 International Politics & Ins3
3400:251 U.S. History Since 18774
Min Credit Total 7

Year 3

5500:370 Ed Imp: Inst,Assessmt, Cls Mgt3
5300:325 Content Reading in Secd School3
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
3400:310 Historical Methods3
3400:470 Ohio History3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 18
3850:100 Introduction to Sociology3
3350:250 World Regional Geography3
3250:200 Principles of Microeconomics3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Humanities:Any Set3
Min Credit Total 14
3400:487 Science & Tech in World Hist3
3400:351 Global Hist:Encntrs & Conflcts4
Min Credit Total 7

Year 4

5300:420 Inst Tech: Secondary Education3
5300:421 Fld Exp: Inst Tech in Sec Ed2
3350:305 Maps & Map Reading3
3250:201 Principles of Macroeconomics3
3700:210 State & Local Govt & Politics3
Humanities:Any Set3
Min Credit Total 17
5500:475 Instructional Technology Appl3
5300:495 Stu Teach: Secondary Education8
5300:496 Stu Teach Colloq in Second Ed1
Min Credit Total 12
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
A minimum grade of C is required in both English Composition I and II, regardless of when a student started college. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required in pre-admission course credits, in teaching field coursework and overall, including transfer work.
At least 1 credit of Physical Education/Wellness, 3 credits of Social Science and 5 credits of Natural Science are required for admission to the College of Education Teacher Education Program. Please refer to the General Education Guide or your adviser regarding the acceptable courses. Ultimately, 6 credits of Social Science and 8 credits of Natural Science are required to graduate.
A minimum of 8 credits in an area of teaching are required for admission to the College of Education Teacher Education Program. These credits cannot be used to fulfill other pre-admission requirements. If the student has taken more than 8 credits in his/her teaching area, he/she must include the additional coursework toward the calculation of the teaching field GPA.
Computer literacy requirement: A passing score on the computer literacy exam or completion of one of the following computer classes listed in the next note at a B or better is required for final acceptance into the College of Education Teacher Education Program. The exam tests the following: creating, saving, naming skills, basic word processing skills, basic e-mail and internet skills.
Copies of "What's on the Computer Literary Assessment" are available in the College of Education, Office of Student Services, Zook Hall 207. If you do not pass the computer literacy test after two attempts, you must complete one of the following courses and earn a grade of B or better prior to admission to the Teacher Education Program: 2440:105(3) Introduction to Computers & Application Software; 7500:298(2) Technologies of Music Education.
Some education courses require additional field or service learning hours.
3450:100 and 3450:140 do not meet the Mathematics Requirement.
3400:320 Medieval Europe 1200-1500 or 3400:321 Europe: Renaissance/Religious Wars 1350-1620 or 3400:322 Europe: Absol/Revol 1610-1789 may be substituted for 3400:319 Medieval Europe 500-1200.
3400:324 Europe from WWI to Present may be substituted for 3400:323 Europe from Revolution to WWI.
3700:461 The Supreme Court & Const Law or 3700:462 The Supreme Court & Civil Lib may be substituted for 3700:310 International Politics & Ins.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 08-18-2013