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Rosemont College Department of Education offers two degree options and seven certificate programs.

 

The BS in Elementary Education provides the student with the ability to teach in pre-school through Grade 4.  The successful completion of this program, in addition to meeting all testing and GPA requirements set forth by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, will lead  to acquiring an Instructional I Certificate in the PK-4 span.

Requirements for a BS in Elementary Education

Students are required to complete a minimum of 120 credits to graduate.  Education students typically acquire more than the minimum number.

Students must complete the requirements for the Teacher Education Program in Elementary Education and the general education requirements of the College.

Elementary Education PK-4 Required Courses

The course requirements detailed below have been developed to meet the certification standards promulgated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education(PDE). 

Development, Cognition, and Learning

EDU 0201

Observation and Analysis

3 credits

EDU 0240

Topics in Learning

3 credits

PSY 0200

Developmental Psychology

3 credits

 Subject Matter, Pedagogy, Content

EDU 0200

Development of Education in the United States

3 credits

EDU 0250

Early Childhood Education

3 credits

EDU 0260

Children’s Literature

3 credits

EDU 0420

Teaching RELA: N-4

3 credits

EDU 0425

Teaching Mathematics: N-4

3 credits

EDU 0403

Teaching Science

3 credits

EDU 0404

Teaching Social Studies

3 credits

EDU 0405

Teaching the Arts in Elementary School

3 credits

EDU 0395

Teaching Phys. Ed. And Health

1.5 credits

EDU 0427

Technology in the Curriculum

1.5 credits

 Assessment

EDU 0385

Educational Assessment and Statistics

3 credits

 

PSY 0328, PSY 0361

Psychology of the Child or Educational Psychology

3 credits

 Family, Community, and Collaborative Partnerships 

EDU 0230

The School, the Family, and the Community

3 credits

 Professionalism 

EDU 0220

Effective Teaching Strategies in PK-12 Classrooms

3 credits

PHI 0272

Ethics and Social Values

3 credits

 Required Supporting Courses

 Students must demonstrate that they have competencies related to adaptations
 an accommodations for diverse students.

EDU 0270

Classroom Behavior Management

3 credits

EDU 0280

Fundamentals of Special Education

3 credits

EDU 0380

Working with Students with Disabilities and Gifted Students

3 credits

EDU 0355

Principles and Practices of Working with English Language Learners

3 credits

 

  Total Education Credits = 63

  Student Teaching  Credits = 12          

The BS in Elementary Education PK-4 with PK-8 Special Education Track provides the student with the ability to teach in pre-school through Grade 4 and in pre-school through Grade 8 special education classrooms.  The successful completion of this program, in addition to meeting all testing and GPA requirements set forth by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, will lead  to acquiring an Instructional I Certificate in the PK-4 span and the PK-8 special education span.

Requirements For BS in Elementary Education with PK-8 Special Education Track

Students are required to complete a minimum of 120 credits to graduate.  Education students typically acquire more than the minimum number.

Students must complete the requirements for the Teacher Education Program in Elementary Education with the PK-8 Track and the general education requirements of the College.

Elementary PK-4 with PK-8 Track Required Courses

The course requirements detailed below have been developed to meet the certification standards promulgated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education(PDE)

Development, Cognition, and Learning

EDU 0201

Observation and Analysis

3 credits

EDU 0240

Topics in Learning

3 credits

PSY 0200

Developmental Psychology

3 credits

PSY 0100

Introduction to Psychology

3 credits

 Subject Matter Pedagogy

EDU 0200

Development of Education in the United States

3 credits

EDU 0250

Early Childhood Education

3 credits

EDU 0260

Children’s Literature

3 credits

EDU 0383

Diagnostic and Prescriptive Language Arts Instruction in Special Education

3 credits

EDU 0386

Diagnostic and Prescriptive Mathematics Instruction in Special Education

3 credits

EDU 0325

The Study of Autism Spectrum Disorders

3 credits

EDU 0365

Practicum in High Incidence Disabilities

3 credits

EDU 0405

Teaching the Arts in Elementary School

3 credits

EDU 0395

Teaching Phys. Ed. And Health

1.5 credits

EDU 0427

Technology in the Curriculum

1.5 credits

 Assessment

EDU 0385

Educational Assessment and Statistics

3 credits

 

PSY 0328

Psychopathology of Childhood

3 credits

 Family and Community Collaborative Partnerships 

EDU 0230

The School, the Family, and the Community

3 credits

 Professionalism

EDU 0220

Effective Teaching Strategies in PK-12 Classrooms

3 credits

PHI 0272

Ethics and Social Values

3 credits

 Additional Requirements 

EDU 0270

Classroom Behavior Management

3 credits

EDU 0280

Fundamentals of Special Education

3 credits

EDU 0380

Working with Students with Disabilities and Gifted Students

3 credits

EDU 0355

Principles and Practices of Working with English Language Learners

3 credits

ASL I

American Sign Language I

3 credits

ASL II

American Sign Language II

3 credits

Student Teaching = 12 credit hours

Students pursuing this track must teach in both the regular elementary   education classroom and the special education classroom.

Professor Lusk, a caucasian man, teaching in a classroom

 

Students wishing to obtain certification in Pennsylvania must complete the following requirements:

  • Be formally accepted into an approved teacher preparation program (see admission requirements for education majors at Rosemont).
  • Complete an approved PDE certification curriculum and program.
  • Maintain, in most cases, a 3.0 GPA.
  • Obtain at least a "C" in the student teaching practicum.
  • Take and pass all relevant PDE required tests (PECT and Subject Content Assessments).

Rosemont College Department of Education offers two degree options and seven certificate programs.

  • BS in Elementary Education PK-4
  • BS in Elementary Education PK-4 with a PK-8 Certificate Track

 

Certificate Programs

Students may major in the following and obtain a teaching certificate in the designated teaching span.

  • Biology (7-12)*
  • Chemistry (7-12)*
  • English (7-12)*
  • History/Social Studies (7-12)*
  • Mathematics (7-12)
  • Spanish (PK-12)
  • Studio Art (PK-12)

*For More Info Contact:

Denise M. Falconi, Ed.D.
Director of Teacher Education
denise.falconi@rosemont.edu
610-527-0200 xt. 2321


Students may major in Studio Art and take the designated education courses to obtain an ART PK-12 teaching certificate.  Students must also fulfill all testing and GPA requirements of the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Program Requirements

Please refer to the Studio Art program to view the requirements for the major.

Listed below are the education requirements.

EDU-0200      Development of Education in the United States

EDU-0201      Observation and Analysis

EDU-0220      Teaching Strategies PK-12

EDU-0240       Topics in Learning

EDU-0270       Classroom and Behavior Management

EDU-0280       Foundations of Special Education

EDU-0355       Principles and Practices of Working with ELL Learners

EDU-0401       Teaching Art K-12

EDU-0455        Student Teaching and Seminar

Students may major in Spanish and take the additional education credits required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to obtain the PK-12 teaching certificate in Spanish.  Students must also fulfill all testing and GPA requirements promulgated by PDE.

Program Requirements

Please see the academic requirements for the major in Spanish on the Rosemont website.  In addition to these requirements, the following courses in education are required to fulfill the certificate track.

The course requirements detailed below have been developed so that they meet the certification standards which the Pennsylvania Department of Education has promulgated.  Students will be eligible for certification upon completion of this program and the fulfillment of the testing and GPA requirements stipulated by PDE.

Development, Cognition, and Learning

EDU 0201

Observation and Analysis

3 credits

PSY 0200

Developmental Psychology

3 credits

 Subject Matter Pedagogy

EDU 0200

Development of Education in the United States

  3 credits

EDU 0000

Methods of Teaching Spanish

  3 credits

EDU 0427

Technology in the Curriculum

  1.5 credits

 Assessment 

EDU 0385

Educational Assessment and Statistics

  3 credits

PSY 0330       OR

Adolescent Psychology

  3 credits      

PSY 0361

Educational Psychology

  3 credits

 Family and Collaborative Partnerships 

EDU 0230

The School, the Family, and the Community

  3 credits

 Professionalism 

EDU 0220

Effective Teaching Strategies in PK-12 classrooms

  3 credits

PHI 0272

Ethics and Social Values

  3 credits

 Additional Requirements

Students must demonstrate that he/she have competencies related to adaptations and accommodations for diverse students, that is students with disabilities, gifted students, and ELL learners.

EDU 0280

Fundamentals of Special Education

  3 credits

EDU 0355

Principles and Practices of Working With English Language Learners

  3 credits

  Student Teaching = 12 credits.

Secondary (with major subject) 7-12

Students may major in the following and obtain a teaching certificate in the designated teaching span.

  1. Biology (7-12)
  2. Chemistry (7-12)
  3. English (7-12)
  4. History/Social Studies (7-12)
  5. Mathematics (7-12)

Please see the specific academic area (major) for program requirements in the subject area.

 

Required education courses for the grade 7-12 certificate span.

The course requirements detailed below have been developed so that they meet the certification standards which the Pennsylvania Department of Education has promulgated.  Students will be eligible for certification upon completion of this program and the fulfillment of the testing and GPA requirements stipulated by PDE.

The following courses are required for certification at the Grade 7-12 span level in the Undergraduate College.  Students wishing to teach a specific subject (Biology, Chemistry, English, History, Mathematics) are required to major in that subject and take the required number of education courses listed below.

Development, Cognition, and Learning

EDU 0201

Observation and Analysis

3 credits

PSY 0200

Developmental Psychology

3 credits

 Subject Matter Pedagogy

EDU 0200

Development of Education in the United States

  3 credits

EDU 0000

Methods of Teaching (Subject Area)

  3 credits

EDU 0427

Technology in the Curriculum

  1.5 credits

 Assessment 

EDU 0385

Educational Assessment and Statistics

  3 credits

PSY 0330       OR

Adolescent Psychology

  3 credits      

PSY 0361

Educational Psychology

  3 credits

 Family and Collaborative Partnerships 

EDU 0230

The School, the Family, and the Community

  3 credits

 Professionalism 

EDU 0350

Principles and Practices of Secondary Education

  3 credits

PHI 0272

Ethics and Social Values

  3 credits

 Additional Requirements

Students must demonstrate that he/she have competencies related to adaptations and accommodations for diverse students, that is students with disabilities, gifted students, and ELL learners.

EDU 0280

Fundamentals of Special Education

  3 credits

EDU 0355

Principles and Practices of Working With English Language Learners

  3 credits

  Student Teaching = 12 credits.

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