Visual Impairment Education

Bachelor of Science in Education
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Effective for students admitted to the College of Education and Human Ecology beginning Autumn 2022


General Education Requirements (32-39 Hours)

Launch Seminar (1)

Reflection Seminar (1)

Foundations (22-25 Hours)

  • Writing & Information Literacy (3)
  • Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning or Data Analysis (3-5)
  • Literary, Visual & Performing Arts (3)
  • Historical & Cultural Studies (3)
  • Natural Science (4-5)
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences (3)
  • Race, Ethnic & Gender Diversity (3)

Thematic Pathways (8-12 Hours)

Take 4-6 hours from Citizenship for a Diverse & Just World and 4-6 hours from another Thematic Pathway of choice.

  • Citizenship for a Diverse & Just World
  • Choice of 4-6 hours from one additional Thematic Pathway:
    • Lived Environments
    • Origins & Evolution
    • Migration, Mobility, & Immobility
    • Sustainability
    • Traditions, Cultures, & Transformations
    • Health & Wellbeing
    • Number, Nature, Mind

EHE 1100 College Survey (1 Hour)

Pre-Major Requirements (26 Hours)

  • EDUCST 2189S First Education Experience Program (FEEP) (3)
  • ESEPSY 2309 Psychological Perspectives on Education (3)
  • ESPHE 3206 School & Society (can overlap with GE Race, Ethnic, & Gender Diversity) or ESPHE 4280 History of Modern Ed (3)
  • EDUTL 2189 Field Experience (1)
  • EDUTL 5468 Foundations of Reading & Literacy (3)
  • HDFS 2410 Child Development, or EDUTL 3160 Application of Development in Learning Contexts (either can overlap with GE Social & Behavioral Sciences) (3)
  • MATH 1125 Math for Elementary Teachers I, or MATH 1135 Numbers & Operations for Teachers (5)
  • MATH 1126 Math for Elementary Teachers II, or MATH 1136 Measurement & Geometry for Teachers (Choose 1126 if taken 1125. Choose 1136 if taken 1135) (5)

Major Requirements (57 Hours)

B- minimum grade required in all Major Requirements

  • EDUTL 5005 Equity & Diversity in Education (can overlap with GE Citizenship for a Diverse & Just World) (3)
  • EDUTL 5529 Introduction to Visual Impairment (1)
  • EDUTL 5506 Reading & Writing in Braille (3)
  • EDUTL 5507 Visual Processes (3)
  • ESSPED 5743 Educational Assessment of Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities, or ESSPED 5760 Educational Assessment in Early Childhood Special Education (3)
  • EDUTL 5129/5275/7702 Teaching & Learning of Science in Grades Pre K-3 (3)
  • EDUTL 5108/5270/7701 Teaching & Learning of Mathematics in Grades Pre K-3 (3)
  • EDUTL 5530 Professional Development in the Field of Visual Impairment (3)
  • EDUTL 5525 Curriculum & Instruction for Students with Visual Impairments & Multiple Disabilities (3)
  • EDUTL 5508 Modes of Communication & Instructional Materials for Students with Visual Disabilities (1)
  • EDUTL 5510 Basics of Orientation & Mobility (2)
  • EDUTL 5226 Composing Print + Multimodal Texts (3)
  • EDUTL 5225 Diverse Literature & Comprehension: Elementary-Middle Grades (3)
  • EDUTL 5469 Language & Word Study for All Learners (3)
  • EDUTL 5501 Inclusion (3)
  • EDUTL 3189.05 Field Experience: Visual Impairment (1)
  • EDUTL 4189.05 Advanced Field Experience: Early Childhood/Visual Impairment (2)
  • EDUTL 5195.05 Reflective Seminar: Visual Impairment (1+1+2)
  • EDUTL 5191.05 Supervised Student Teaching Internship: Visual Impairment

Successful completion of the Ohio Assessment for Educators examinations is required prior to student teaching. Cumulative GPA of 2.75 and 2.75 content GPA required to be recommended for state of Ohio teacher licensure.

Total Hours: 109-123

Free Electives to reach 120 Hours: 0-11

Minimum of 120 credit hours required for degree completion. Total Hours range is based on requirement course choices and/or the number of credits that overlap between requirement areas. Students are encouraged to overlap as many credits as possible.

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Bachelors Teaching and Learning

 

Note: Students exact curriculum may vary depending upon program of study determined by student and advisor.