Education of the Deaf Degree Plan

Program Requirements

Admission to the Teacher Education Program
Satisfy the Foreign Language Competency Requirement
Satisfy the Professional Portfolio Requirement
Admission to the Professional Trimester

Overall Grade Point Average 2.5
2.75 Grade Point Average in Certification Area
Successful Completion of Certification Exams

 

Required General Education/Liberal Arts Courses: 47 Hours

IDS 1001 Freshman Orientation 
IDS 1013 Rhetoric/Critical Thinking
IDS 1113 Writing I
IDS 1213 Writing II
IDS 1133 Individual in Contemporary Society
IDS 1223 Mathematics in the Modern World
IDS 2013 Foundations of Physical Science
IDS 2023 Foundations of Life Science
IDS 2011 Foundations of Life Science Lab
IDS 2133 American Civilization (History/Government) I
IDS 2143 American Civilization (History/Government) II
IDS 3223 Political and Economic Systems
IDS 3313 World Thought and Culture I (to 500 C.E)
IDS 3323 World Thought and Culture II (500 to 1650 C.E.)
IDS 4333 World Thought and Culture III (1650 C.E. to Present).
IDS 4522 Senior Seminar
PHED 1011 Concepts of Health and Fitness
PHED 1 hour Activity Artistic Expression Requirement, 2 hours

 

Required Professional Education Courses: 26 Hours

EDUC 2002 Orientation to Teaching
EDUC 2022 Education of the Exceptional Child
EDUC 2103 Human Development and Learning
EDUC 3102 Educational Psychology
EDUC 3343 Educational Media and Technology
EDUC 4442 Classroom Management and Evaluation Theory
EDUC 4305 Student Teaching in Elementary School*
EDUC 4405 Student Teaching in Secondary School*
EDUC 4542 Applied Professional Studies*

*Courses must be taken concurrently.

 

Required Education of the Deaf Courses: 40 Hours

DFED 1102 Foundations I
DFED 1202 Foundations II
DFED 1213 American Sign Language I
DFED 2042 Practicum I
DFED 2113 American Sign Language II
DFED 2123 Language Development I
DFED 2133 Aural/Oral Communication I
DFED 2213 American Sign Language III
DFED 2232 Aural/Oral Communication II
DFED 3042 Practicum II
DFED 3112 American Sign Language IV
DFED 3123 Language Development II
DFED 3223 Language Development III
DFED 3254 Curriculum and Instruction I
DFED 4153 Curriculum and Instruction II

Add-On Elementary Education

A reccomendation for Elementary certification can be added to Deaf Education if the deaf edcation candidate completes all deaf education program requirements, passes the Elementary OSAT, and completes the additional 26 hours listed below.

EDUC 2323 Reading I
EDUC 3211 Directed Field Experiences II
EDUC 3222 Reading II
EDUC 3303 Cognitive Skills, Arts & Movement
EDUC 3313 Elementary Math Methods
EDUC 4003 Social Studies in the Elementary School
ENGL 3302 Literature for Young People
MATH 2113 Number Systems and Problem Solving
MATH 3113 Foundations of Geometry and Measurement
NSCI  2423 Science in the Elementary School

Add-On Early Childhood Education

A reccomendation for Early Childhood certification can be added to Deaf Education if the deaf edcation candidate completes all deaf education program requirements, passes the Early Childhood OSAT, and completes the additional 26 hours listed below.

EDUC 2323 Reading I

EDUC 3222 Reading II
EDUC 3312 Primary Math Methods
EDUC 4313 Child Guidance
EDUC 4233 Curriculum and Program Planning
EDUC 4412 Practicum
ENGL 3302 Literature for Young People
MATH 2113 Number Systems and Problem Solving
MATH 3113 Foundations of Geometry and Measurement
NSCI  2423 Science in the Elementary School