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  Jul 25, 2017
 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]


Physical Education All Grade Major



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(72 credits)

The student who desires to earn an all school settings major must complete the pattern outlined below which leads toward a baccalaureate degree and an Initial Practitioner License. This qualifies the holder to teach in any public school in Indiana at all school settings and developmental levels in the subject matter field for which the license is endorsed.

Approved PE Licensure Areas at Indiana State University:

There are four school settings for PE All-Grade (P-12) teaching licensure:

  1. Early Childhood
  2. Elementary
  3. Middle School/Junior High
  4. High School

Foundational Studies:

See description of Foundational Studies. Note that students on a teaching curriculum must complete Educational Psychology 202, which may apply to Foundational Studies.

Multicultural Education:

 All students on teaching curricula must complete an approved multicultural education course. The approved course in teacher education is listed below.

  • EPSY 341 - Education in a Multicultural Society – 3 credits

 

Professional Education (29 credits):


Admission to the Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) Program is a critical benchmark for teacher candidates. Until undergraduate students are admitted to the BCP, they do not have official status in their academic programs for graduation and licensing. All students must be admitted into BCP before they are eligible to enroll in any CIMT or EDUC 300 or higher level professional education courses. Each teacher candidate is evaluated throughout his or her program by program faculty based on academic and professional competencies.  Continuation in the Becoming a Complete Professional Program is dependent on satisfactory progress and assessments.

Progression:


The progression through the teacher education program is as follows:

Prior to Admission to Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) I:


Courses to be taken prior to admission to BCP I:

Admission to Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) I:


 

  • Application to program
  • PRAXIS I at or above cutoff score
  • Limited criminal history check completed and approved
  • 2.5 grade point average
  • “C” or better in core courses
  • “C” or better in Educational Psychology 202 and Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 200
  • “C” or better in Educational Psychology 341 and Special Education 226 if completed prior to application to BCP I.

Courses to be taken in BCP I:

Admission to Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) II (Prior to student teaching):


  • Satisfactory recommendation from clinical faculty
  • Satisfactory recommendation from course instructor(s)
  • Satisfactory recommendation from content methods instructor(s)
  • Grades of C and higher in all professional education courses attempted
  • Completed application for student teaching
  • Grade point average equal to 2.5 or better
  • Any special requirements for student teaching originating in the content major satisfied
  • Recommendation of content department
  • “C” or better in PE 497
  • “C” or better in Educational Psychology 341

Courses to be taken in BCP II:

Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) III Candidacy (Prior to graduation and licensure):


  • “S” in student teaching
  • “B” or better in Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 402 or content major equivalent
  • Application for graduation

Procedures and Requirements for Supervised Student Teaching:


Each teaching candidate completes a professional semester of student teaching in accredited schools under the supervision of teachers who meet the qualifications for student teacher supervision. No other course work is permitted during the supervised student teaching.

The following requirements must be met prior to enrollment in supervised teaching:

  1. Admission to the Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) II.
  2. Completion of a minimum of 20 semester hours of work in residence at Indiana State University.
  3. An overall minimum grade point average of 2.5.
  4. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 in each teaching content area as well as the overall major.
  5. Satisfactory completion of the Professional Education sequence with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 for these classes and a grade of C or higher in each class. Professional classes may be repeated only once. (See Teaching Curricula section for Middle School/Junior High and Senior High Schools and All School Settings.)
  6. Senior or graduate status.
  7. Submission of an application for student teaching in the fall at least two semesters preceding the student teaching experience.
  8. Students will make a commitment to assume student teaching as a full-time role. While assigned to supervised teaching, students will not enroll in additional course work including correspondence courses, nor plan for any employment or assume any other obligations which would interfere with all-day supervised teaching.
  9. The student should assume no obligation that interferes with his or her leaving the campus to live in the community that provides the most appropriate supervised teaching assignment.

Students who have not completed at least 40 hours of work at Indiana State University prior to the semester in which they will do supervised teaching are required to pay $20 per hour of supervised teaching in addition to their registration fees.

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