Core Course Requirements for the Education, 4+1 Program
EDL 110 - Seminar I
This seminar provides an introduction to the 4+1 education bridge program and the Education Unit Conceptual Framework. Other topics will include an overview of the range of P-12 program levels and licensure areas in the educational system, Initial Teacher Licensure programs available at Ursuline College, the Ohio Rule regarding opioid and other substance abuse prevention, and the Every Student Succeeds Act. This serves as the foundation for more extensive coverage in courses included in the 5th-year, graduate Master Apprenticeship Program (MAP).
EDL 111 - Seminar II
This seminar provides an introduction and overview of the Ohio Standards for the Teaching Profession (OSTP), Dyslexia Standards, and specialized professional association (SPA) standards guiding teaching P-12 in licensure areas offered through Ursuline College: Initial Teacher Licensure (ITL) in Adolescence to Young Adult (gr. 7-12) (AYA) Language Arts, AYA Life Science, AYA Mathematics, AYA Social Studies; middle childhood (gr. 4-9) with concentrations in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies; early childhood education (Preschool-gr. 3); Intervention Specialist: Mild/Moderate (Kindergarten-gr. 12); and Multi-Age Visual Arts (P-gr. 12). Review will also include the Early Childhood Generalist (4-5) Endorsement, Middle Childhood Endorsement, Reading Endorsement (K-12), and Administrator licenses for the areas of Principal and Superintendent. This serves as the foundation for more extensive coverage in courses included in the 5th-year, graduate Master Apprenticeship Program (MAP).
EDL 112 - Seminar III
This seminar provides an overview of the Ohio Early Learning (OELS) and Ohio Learning Standards (OLS), the value-added system in OH for K-12, including educator roles and responsibilities; the Ohio Standards for Professional Development (OSPD); Ohio School Operating Standards (OSOS); the Resident Educator (RE) process, including the Resident Educator Summative Assessment (RESA); and the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES). This serves as the foundation for more extensive coverage in courses included in the 5th-year, graduate Master Apprenticeship Program (MAP).
EDL 310 - Foundations of Education
EDL 320 - Intro to Human Dev & Learning
EDL 330 - Systematic Phonics Integ Lang Arts
EDL 410 - Curriculum Methods & Materials I
Take 15 credits if you are planning to pursue licensure in early childhood, middle childhood, or as an intervention specialist: mild/moderate needs (special education). Take 12 credits if you are planning to pursue licensure in any one of the four AYA areas or in multi-age visual arts.
EDL 110 Seminar I (1 credit)
EDL 111 Seminar II (1 cr.)
EDL 112 Seminar III (1 cr.)
EDL 310 Foundations of Education (3 crs.)
EDL 320 Intro to Human Dev and Learning (3 crs.)
*EDL 330 Systematic Phonics (3 crs.)
EDL 410 Curriculum, Methods, Materials I (3 crs.)
*Required for those planning to pursue licensure in early childhood, middle childhood, and intervention specialist: mild/moderate needs.
The remainder of the courses are determined by the major you pursue as an undergraduate, including the Ursuline Core.