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BS in Education, Secondary Education (German)

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About the Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education (World Languages, German)

The Bachelor of Science in Education with a major in German Education prepares secondary education graduates to teach German for grades 5-12. The program is aligned with the developmental standards for both the middle school/junior high and high school levels as defined by the Indiana Department of Education. A license in this area requires the completion of specified general-education courses, professional education courses, and content area courses for a minimum total of 120 credit hours for the Bachelor of Science degree.

Programs are aligned to standards for the related Special Professional Associations (SPAs).

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Degree Requirements (120 cr.)
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Students receiving the Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education (German) must complete 120 total credit hours including:

  • Oral Communication Requirements
  • EDUC-F 201 Exploring the Personal Demands of Teaching: Laboratory Experience (2 cr.); AND
  • EDUC-F 202 Exploring the Personal Demands of Teaching: Field Experience (1 cr.); AND
  • EDUC-M 314 General Methods for Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Teachers
  • Quantitative Reasoning Requirement
  • MATH-M 111 Mathematics in the World; OR
    MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics

  • An overall GPA of 2.75 is required for admission into the Teacher Education Program (TEP).
  • Students must successfully complete EDUC-F 100, EDUC-P 250, EDUC-Q 200, and EDUC-W 200; and pass the CASA Basic Skills Examination to be eligible to enroll in Foundations II courses.
  • All secondary education programs require passing the Pearson Content test prior to student teaching.
  • All secondary education majors must also pass the Pearson Secondary Pedagogy Test prior to graduation.

Major Requirements (65 cr.)

All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.

  • EDUC-K 306 Teaching Students with Special Needs in Secondary Classrooms
  • EDUC-M 301 Laboratory/Field Experience (1 cr.)
  • EDUC-M 401 Laboratory/Field Experience (1 cr.)
  • EDUC-M 420 Student Teaching Seminar (2 cr.)
  • EDUC-M 445 Methods of Teaching Foreign Language
  • EDUC-M 464 Methods of Teaching Reading
  • EDUC-M 480 Student Teaching in the Secondary School (10 cr.)
  • EDUC-P 407 Psychological Measurement in the Schools
  • EDUC-P 475 Adolescent Development and Classroom Management
  • EDUC-X 470 Psycholinguistics for Teachers of Reading;
    OR ENG-G 205 Introduction to the English Language
  • GER-G 203 Second Year German 1
  • GER-G 204 Second Year German 2
  • GER-G 305 Introduction to German Literature: Types
  • GER-G 306 Introduction to German Literature: Themes
  • GER-G 313 Writing German 1
  • GER-G 314 Writing German 2
  • GER-G 363 Introduction to German Cultural History
  • GER-G 465 Structure of German
  • One of the following courses must be in literature
  • Three additional 3 credit German courses at the 400-level

Electives (13 cr.)
  • The Secondary Education German major requires 13 elective credits. Please see your advisor regarding approved electives.

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