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Early Childhood Education Major

Middle Childhood Education Major

Adolescent to Young Adult Education Major

Intervention Specialist (Special Education) Major

Physical Education Major

Restaurant, Hotel, and Tourism Major

Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development Major

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Early Childhood

FIRST YEAR- Early Childhood Major

1. Complete EDEC 1600 and EDEC 1001*

2. Compete ENG 1510*

3. Complete HIST 2000, 2010 or POLS 1010*

4. Complete Tier I math (ex. MATH 1101)*

5. Complete a science with a lab (ex. GEOG 1100)*

6. Earn 30 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 3.0

7. Take Praxis Core (if required)**

8. Meet with your advisor at least twice

9. Apply to Professional Education (more information)

10. Apply to Selective Admissions

 

SECOND YEAR- Early Childhood Major

1. Complete the following EDEC courses:

    EDEC 2001, 2301, 2400, 3610, 3701, 3801*

2. Complete 6 credit hours of math*

3. Complete second science course with a lab*

4. Complete EDTE 2000, 2010, 2020, 2200*

5. Earn 60 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75

6. Meet with your advisor at least twice to work out a degree completion plan

7. Apply to Advanced Standing in Education (more information)

 

THIRD YEAR- Early Childhood Major

1. Apply to Professional Internship by Oct. 1

2. Complete tier I and tier II requirements

3. Complete all 3000-level ECE content/teaching field courses with "C's" or better

4. Earn 90 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75

5. Meet with your advisor at least twice

FOURTH YEAR- Early Childhood Major

1. Complete professional internship (preprimary and primary)

2. Complete all program requirements

3. Earn at least 120 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75

4. Take the Ohio Assessment for Educators: See what test(s) to take here

5. Meet with your advisor at least twice

6. Apply for graduation

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FIRST YEAR- Middle Childhood Major

1. Complete EDTE 1500*

2. Complete ENG 1510*

3. Complete PSY 1010*

4. Complete Tier I math (ex. Math 1101)*

5. Earn 30 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 3.0

6. Take Praxis Core (if required)**

7. Meet with your advisor at least twice

8. Apply to Professional Education (more information)

 

SECOND YEAR- Middle Childhood Major

1. Complete EDTE 2000, 2010, 2020*

2. Earn at least 2.75 in each content area

3. Continue content area courses

4. Earn 60 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75

5. Meet with your advisor at least twice to work out a degree completion plan

6. Apply to Advanced Standing in Education (more information)

 

THIRD YEAR- Middle Childhood Major

1. Apply to Professional Internship by Oct. 1

2. Complete tier I and tier II requirements

3. Complete all professional education courses with no lower than a "C" and 2.75 GPA

4. Complete 75% of coursework in each teaching field and a 2.75 GPA in each teaching field

5. Earn 90 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75

6. Meet with your advisor at least twice

 

FOURTH YEAR- Middle Childhood Major

1. Complete professional internship

2. Complete all program requirements

3. Earn at least 120 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75

4. Earn a GPA of 2.75 in each teaching field

5. Take the Ohio Assessment for Educators: See what test(s) to take here

6. Meet with your advisor at least twice

7. Apply for graduation

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Integrated Education

FIRST YEAR- Adolescent and Young Adult Major

1. Complete EDTE 1500*

2. Complete ENG 1510*

3. Complete PSY 1010*

4. Complete Tier I math (ex. Math 1101)*

5. Earn 30 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 3.0

6. Take Praxis Core (if required)**

7. Meet with your advisor at least twice

8. Apply to Professional Education (more information)

 

SECOND YEAR- Adolscent and Young Adult Major

1. Complete EDTE 2000, 2010, 2020*

2. Earn at least 2.75 in content area

3. Continue content area courses

4. Earn 60 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75

5. Meet with your advisor at least twice to work out a degree completion plan

6. Apply to Advanced Standing in Education (more information)

 

THIRD YEAR- Adolescent and Young Adult Major

1. Apply to Professional Internship by Oct. 1

2. Complete tier I and tier II requirements

3. Complete all professional education courses with no lower than a "C" and 2.75 GPA

4. Complete 75% of coursework in each teaching field and a 2.75 GPA in each teaching field

5. Earn 90 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75

6. Meet with your advisor at least twice

 

FOURTH YEAR- Adolescent and Young Adult Major

1. Complete professional internship

2. Complete all program requirements

3. Earn at least 120 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75

4. Earn a GPA of 2.75 in each teaching field

5. Take the Ohio Assessment for Educators: See what test(s) to take here

6. Meet with your advisor at least twice

7. Apply for graduation

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Intervention Specialist, Special Education

FIRST YEAR- Special Education

1. Complete EDTE 1500*

2. Complete ENG 1510*

3. Complete PSY 1010*

4. Complete Tier I math (ex. Math 1101)*

5. Earn 30 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 3.0

6. Take Praxis Core (if required)**

7. Meet with your advisor at least twice

8. Apply to Professional Education (more information)

 

SECOND YEAR- Special Education Major

1. FALL: Apply to selective admissions

2. Complete EDTE 2000, 2010, 2020*

3. Earn at least 2.75 in content area

4. Continue content area courses

5. Earn 60 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75

6. Meet with your advisor at least twice to work out a degree completion plan

7. Apply to Advanced Standing in Education (more information)

 

THIRD YEAR- Special Education Major

1. Apply to Professional Internship by Oct. 1

2. Complete tier I and tier II requirements

3. Complete all professional education courses with no lower than a "C" and 2.75 GPA

4. Complete 75% of coursework in each teaching field and a 2.75 GPA in each teaching field

5. Earn 90 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75

6. Meet with your advisor at least twice

 

FOURTH YEAR- Special Education Major

1. Complete professional internship

2. Complete all program requirements

3. Earn at least 120 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75

4. Earn a GPA of 2.75 in each teaching field

5. Take the Ohio Assessment for Educators: See what tests to take here

6. Meet with your advisor at least twice

7. Apply for graduation

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Restaurant, Hotel, and Tourism

FIRST YEAR- Restaurant, Hotel, and Tourism Major

1. Complete ENG 1510

2. Complete RHT 1100

3. Complete RHT 1330 and pass ServSafe Examination

4. Complete MATH 1200

5. Complete NUTR 1000

6. Complete CONS 2500

7. Attend mandatory advising sessions each semester

8. TIER II coursework

9. Complete 30 credit hours

 

SECOND YEAR- Restaurant, Hotel, and Tourism Major

1. Complete RHT 2990

2. Complete RHT 1200

3. Complete CONS 3100 (Fall only)

4. Coursework concentration within Business Minor

5. Attend mandatory advising sessions each semester

6. Complete 60 credit hours

 

THIRD YEAR- Restaurant, Hotel, and Tourism Major

1. Complete NUTR 3300

2. Complete Business Minor

3. Complete Junior Composition (TIER I)

4. Complete RHT 3340

5. Complete RHT 3600

6. Complete RHT 4390

7. Complete RHT 3410

8. Attend mandatory advising sessions each semester

9. Complete 90 credit hours

 

FOURTH YEAR- Restaurant, Hotel, and Tourism Major

1. Complete Tier III course

2. Complete RHT 3610 (Fall only)

3. Complete RHT 3620

4. Complete RHT 4420 (Fall only)

5. Complete RHT 4400 (Fall only)

6. Complete RHT 4000 (Senior seminar, take RHT 4920 concurrently)

7. Complete RHT 4920 (Work experience practicum/internship, take RHT 4000 concurrently)

8. Attend mandatory advising sessions each semester

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 physical education

FIRST YEAR- Physical Education Major

1. Complete ENG 1510*

2. Complete COMS 1030*

3. Complete BIOS 1030*

4. Complete TIER I Math (Math 1090 or higher)*

5. Complete EXPH 2280*

6. Complete PETE 1260 (Spring)*

7. Complete PETE 2020 (Spring)*

8. Complete HLTH 2020*

9. Complete PSY 1010*

10. Complete EDTE 1500*

11. Attend mandatory advising sessions each semester

12. Earn 30 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 3.0

SECOND YEAR- Physical Education Major

1. Complete PETE 2400 (Fall)*

2. Complete COED 2120*

3. Complete EDEC 1600*

4. Complete PED 2301*

5. Complete TIER II Fine Arts*

6. Complete PETE 2401 (Spring)*

7. Complete BIOS 2030*

8. Complete EDTE 2000, 2010, 2020*

9. Apply to Physical Education major (Fall)

10. Apply to Professional Education (Fall) (more information)

11. Apply to Advanced Standing in Education (Spring) (more information)

12. Attend mandatory advising sessions each semester

13. Complete 60 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 3.0

 

THIRD YEAR- Physical Education Major

1. Apply to professional internship by Oct. 1

2. Complete PETE 3100 and PETE 3090 (Fall)*

3. Complete Junior Composition (REC 3700J recommended)

4. Complete EXPH 3010 (Fall)*

5. Complete TIER II CP (PETE 2000 recommended)*

6. Complete PETE 3330 and PETE 4050 (Spring)*

7. Complete a EXPH 3020*

8. Complete EDSE 3500 and EDTE 3730*

9. Complete 90 credit hours and a minimum GPA of 2.75

10. Attend mandatory advising sessions each semester

 

FOURTH YEAR- Physical Education Major

1. Complete PETE 3700 and PETE 4000 (Fall)*

2. Complete EDSE 3510*

3. Complete remaining education courses*

4. Complete professional internship

5. Earn at least 120 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75

6. Take the Ohio Assessment for Educators: See what test(s) to take here

7. Meet with your advisor at least twice

8. Apply for graduation

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RETAIL

FIRST YEAR- Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development Major

1. Complete ENG 1510

2. Complete RFPD 2010*

3. Complete CONS 2500

4. Complete MATH 1200

5. Complete ECON 1000

6. Complete RFPD 1100

7. Complete PSY 1110 or ACCT 1010

8. Attend mandatory advising sessions each semester

9. Complete 2 areas of TIER II coursework

10. Complete 30 credit hours

 

SECOND YEAR- Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development Major

1. Complete RFPD 2150

2. Complete JOUR 2500

3. Complete PSY 1010 or SOC 1000

4. Complete COMS 1030

5. Complete RFPD 3830

6. Complete IART 1170 or 1180

7. Complete MIS 2011

8. Complete RFPD 1500 or 1600 or ART 1121

9. Apply to Retail Major (if all premajor requirements are met)

10. Attend mandatory advising sessions each semester

11. Complete 60 credit hours

 

THIRD YEAR- Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development Major

1. Complete RFPD 3890

2. Complete CONS 3100 (Fall only)

3. Complete Junior Composition (TIER I)

4. Complete MGT 2000 or MKT 2020

5. Complete RFPD 4300

6. Complete an elective course

7. Complete a TIER II requirement

8. Attend mandatory advising sessions each semester

9. Complete 90 credit hours

 

FOURTH YEAR- Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development Major

1. Complete RFPD 3910

2. Complete RFPD 4070 (Fall only)

3. Complete elective courses and TIER II courses

4. Complete RFPD 4800

5. Complete RFPD 4910

6. Apply to graduation

7. Attend mandatory advising sessions each semester

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I'M A TRANSFER STUDENT

1. Visit the undergraduate admissions page for an online application and steps to become a Bobcat.

2. Send a final transcript from each institution you attended to OHIO Admissions.

3. Use the OHIO catalog to explore our majors. The catalog can be found at catalogs.ohio.edu.

4. Once you have a major in mind, schedule an appointment with an advisor.

5. Ask your advisor to help you with a degree completion plan

6. Plan to attend a Bobcat Student Orientation.

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I JUST DECLARED A MAJOR IN THE PATTON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

1. Schedule an appointment with your advisor (this can be found on your DARS).

2. Ask your advisor to help you with a degree completion plan.

3. Continue meeting with your advisor regularly to continue making adequate progress.

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*Grade of "C" or better required

**Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (Praxis Core) exam required if you do not meet one of the following: 1) ACT composite score of 21 or higher or 2) SAT combined score of 990 or higher. More information about the Praxis Core exam can be found here: Praxis Core

 

 

 

 

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