2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog by Boise State University

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curriculum instruction and foundational studies elementary education continued the idaho state teacher certification requires a minimum of 20 credits in one of the following fields american government/political science art bilingual education biological science chemistry communication communication/drama earth science economics english english as a new language/tesol foreign language geography geology gifted/talented health history literacy mathematics music natural science physical science physics psychology social studies technology education 10-20 limitations to admission electives to total 120 total 0-9 120-122 secondary education program in secondary teacher education courses candidates will examine theories of learning and human development course work and practicum experiences will acquaint candidates with the rich diversity they will find in their classrooms and provide opportunities to practice methods of teaching appropriate for the context course work emphasizes the development of values aimed at a healthy society within a global community candidates who complete an approved program of study are teachers who accept the challenge of teaching all students and acknowledge the importance of educating a citizenry who will contribute to society as caring responsible and thoughtful citizens candidates can make effective instructional decisions and demonstrate that they meet the standards for initial certification secondary teacher certification program undergraduate students seeking secondary certification must complete a bachelor’s degree in the university department offering the content courses in their chosen subject area completion of an approved program of study in a major endorsement area a second endorsement area of 20 credit hours and required professional education coursework leads to a recommendation to the idaho department of education for idaho certification students who do not have an endorsement in a second area must have at least 45 credit hours in the major endorsement area secondary teacher education programs are offered and degrees conferred by the college in which the subject area program is located for a list of endorsement areas please visit https education.boisestate.edu/cifs/programs/graduatecertificate admission to secondary teacher education admission to secondary teacher education is required before a student can enroll in block i application is available via taskstream and submitted electronically for review by the office of teacher education education building room 722 the admission requirements are 1.  application package see https education.boisestate.edu/teachered for procedural details a $50 assessment fee is due upon application to the office of teacher education 2.  deadline • first friday in february for fall semester admission • third friday in september for spring semester admission • a $50 fee will be assessed to late and/or incomplete applications 3.  academic requirements • minimum cumulative gpa of 3.0 except for idoteach and music programs • minimum gpa of 3.0 in all major content courses 2.75 in idoteach and music • minimum gpa of 3.00 in all education classes • minimum grade of c in ed-cifs 201 foundations of education or its equivalent • minimum grade of c in edtech 202 teaching and learning in a digital age 126 • passing score on the praxis core academic skills for educators for writing 162 for information access the praxis website at http www.ets.org/praxis • a passing score on the praxis core academic skills for educators in mathematics 150 for those seeking an endorsement in special education • successful interview with te interview panel no other test will be accepted in lieu of the praxis boise state university 2017–2018 undergraduate catalog because a large number of students seek admission to secondary teacher education not all applicants can be admitted each academic year applicants are accepted until the target number of candidates is reached priority is given to those with the highest academic gpa and to those specialty areas that have been identified as shortage areas in idaho shortage areas may change over time continued enrollment to continue taking coursework in teacher education every secondary education student must be reviewed and approved by the office of teacher education approval is based on • the student’s academic record • faculty judgment about student’s knowledge skills and disposition necessary for success as a teacher determined through coursework observation and interviews further information on these traits can be found at https education.boisestate.edu/teachered/interviewinformation any student who is denied continued enrollment in the program is entitled to due process admission to the professional year the following requirements apply to all students seeking certification as k-12 or secondary teachers field experiences are scheduled through the office of teacher education education building room 722 1.  application package see https education.boisestate.edu/teachered applicationinformation for procedural details 2.  deadlines • first friday in february for admission to the professional year block ii for the fall semester • third friday in september for admission to the professional year block ii for the spring semester • a $50 fee will be assessed to late and/or incomplete applications 3.  academic requirements • minimum cumulative gpa of 3.00 except 2.75 for idoteach and music • minimum gpa of 3.00 in the major field minor field except idoteach and music and in all required education courses • senior standing and successful completion of block i • completion of sufficient credit hours in major subject areas assigned • passing scores on praxis ii in certification areas • fingerprinting and background check special information for the professional year 1.  students are expected to engage in responsible teaching participate in co-curricular activities maintain close contact with faculty and students in the public schools and participate in seminars and conferences with their university liaisons 2.  students may be dismissed from a program leading to certification if found guilty of any offense which would be grounds for revocation or denial of an idaho teaching certificate questions regarding this policy should be addressed to the director of teacher education in the education building room 722 3.  the professional year can be taken only once 4.  students pay a fee upon registration for student teaching 5.  students can expect to be placed in a school within a 50-mile radius of boise state 6.  students accepted to the professional year who opt to postpone student teaching must reapply.