Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
    Sep 25, 2022  
Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

Elementary Education Major


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Elementary Education Certification, Grades 1-6


Students who intend to teach in an elementary school major in the Education Department. A concurrent major or minor in an academic discipline is required and should be planned with the chair of the Education Department, in consultation with the chair of the other department.

Note:


ED 210 , ED 222 , ENG 226 , and SPE 320  fulfill the writing proficiency in the major requirement.

ED 222  is a prerequisite for ED 241 , ED 244 , ED 245 , ED 342  and must be taken in the junior year. Successful completion of Praxis I is a prerequisite for ED 342 .

Academic courses in the following content areas:


  • Literature, English composition, art (ART 102  recommended), music, U.S. history, world history, social sciences (three courses in fields outside education), natural science (two courses other than psychology or cognitive science; one course must be a four-credit laboratory course), MA 110 , MA 113 ,   or  
  • A course in a non-Western culture

Note:


*A minimum grade of B- in ED 342  and satisfactory completion of Praxis II are required to complete the certification program.

Elementary Dance Education Certification, Grades 1-6 and Middle School


Secondary Education Certification, Grades 7 through 12


Students desiring certification in secondary schools should consult with the chair of the Education Department during their freshman or sophomore year to ensure the timely completion of requirements. See list below for programs available that lead to certification at the secondary school level. Requirements include: Major in the academic department appropriate to area of certification. Courses identified for specific area of certification. (See list below.)

Writing proficiency requirement completed through the major.


Art

Requirements include a major in art with concentration in studio art and required courses in education.

Biological Sciences

Requirements include a major in biological sciences and required courses in education.

Chemistry Certification

Requirements include a major in chemistry and required courses in education.

Dance Certification

Requirements include a major in dance with a performance concentration and required courses in education.

English Certification

Requirements include a major in English, with a concentration in literature, and required courses in education.

French Certification

Requirements include a major in French and required courses in education.

History Certification

Requirements include a major in history and required courses in education.

Mathematics Certification

Requirements include a major in mathematics and required courses in education.

Russian Certification

Requirements include a major in Russian and required courses in education.

Social Studies Certification

Requirements include a major in history and required courses in education.

Spanish Certification


Requirements include a major in Spanish and required courses in education.

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