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Course of Study

Pre-Professional Courses (6 credits)

Teaching and Learning 201 Teaching: Imagine the Possibilities 3 credits
Teaching and Learning 301 Observing and Describing Children 3 credits

Children, Language and Society Block (6 credits)

Teaching and Learning 401 Language and Literacy II 3 credits
Teaching and Learning 352 Sociology and Education 3 credits

Teaching and Learning in Adolescence Block (6 credits)

Teaching and Learning 400 The Developing Adolescent 3 credits
Teaching and Learning 421 Language and Literacy III 3 credits

The Practice of Teaching Block (12 credits)

Teaching and Learning 460 Student Teaching in Adolescence Education 6 credits
Teaching and Learning 461 Student Teaching Seminar in Adolescence 2 credits
Teaching and Learning 406 Health Education for Teachers 1 credit
Teaching and Learning 411-415 Teaching and Learning a Subject in Middle and Secondary Schools 3 credits

For Dual Certification in Adolescence and Middle Childhood Education ONLY (7 credits)

Teaching and Learning 350 The Developing Child 4 credits
Teaching and Learning 408 Middle School Curriculum 3 credits

State-Mandated Training

Students must also complete the following non-credit workshops offered through the School of Continuing Studies or present proof of equivalent training elsewhere:

ALCX 702 Child Abuse Identification and Reporting
ALCX 703 Violence Prevention
ALCX 704 Fire Safety, Substance Abuse and Abduction Prevention

Optional Bilingual Education Extension (7 credits)

Teaching and Learning 356 Bilingualism, Bilingual Education and Multiculturalism 3 credits
Teaching and Learning 417 Teaching in the Native Language 2 credits
Teaching and Learning 418 Teaching English in Bilingual Classrooms 2 credits

In addition, students take the following substitutes for TAL 450 and 451

Teaching and Learning 485 Student Teaching in Bilingual Adolescence Education 6 credits
Teaching and Learning 486 Student Teaching Seminar in Bilingual Childhood Education 2 credits