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Secondary Education grades 7-12:

Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics, and Sciences

Several departments in the College of Arts and Sciences offer undergraduate majors leading to Ohio teaching licenses. Students wishing to pursue a teaching license in one of these areas must fulfill all the requirements for their primary major and declare teacher education as a second major, following the appropriate course sequences that lead to licensure. The teacher licensure areas are Integrated Language Arts (english major), Integrated Social Studies (history major), Integrated Mathematics (mathematics major), Life Sciences (biology major), and Physical Sciences (physics or chemistry majors).

 

Multi-Age Education grades preK-12:

French, Latin, and Spanish

The Classics Department and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offer undergraduate majors leading to Ohio teaching licenses. Students wishing to pursue a teaching license in one of these areas must fulfill all the requirements for their primary major and declare teacher education as a second major, following the appropriate course sequences that lead to licensure. The teacher licensure areas for the Multi-Age License (grades PreK-12) are Latin, French and Spanish.

Teacher Licensure programs at Case Western Reserve University are accredited by the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Board of Regents. The teacher education unit is nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

All licensure programs require 34 credit hours in professional education.

 

The education course requirements are as follows:

EDUC 255 Literacy Across the Content Areas 3
EDUC 301 Introduction to Education 3
EDUC 304 Educational Psychology 3
EDUC 325 Content Area Special Methods I 2
EDUC 326 Content Area Special Methods II 2
EDUC 338 Seminar and Practicum in Adolescents 3
EDUC 340 Curriculum and Methods 3
EDUC 386 Introduction to Instructional Technology 3
EDUC 390 Student Teaching & Professional Development Seminar 3
EDUC 394 Student Teaching Practicum 9
Total Units 34

Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in all professional education courses, a 2.7 GPA in the specific content area, and a cumulative overall GPA of 2.7 to be recommended for Ohio teacher licensure.