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  Feb 18, 2018
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, STEP

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Requirements for the Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP): English

The Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) at Oakland University is an extended program of study leading to certification. Eligibility for admission to STEP generally requires a GPA of 3.00 in both the major and minor and an overall GPA of 2.80. No single major or minor course grade may be below 2.0. Second undergraduate degree candidates completing a major and/or minors may be required to complete additional course work at Oakland University beyond the stated minimums. Students in this program must complete the requirements for a B.A. degree in the College of Arts and Sciences and concurrently fulfill the requirements listed below: Forty credits in English (exclusive of composition courses used to satisfy the writing requirement) distributed as follows:

6. One 400-level capstone seminar (excluding ENG 410, 411, 412, 491 and 499).

7. At least 20 credits must be taken at Oakland.

The following courses are also required

3. An introductory two-semester sequence in a foreign language, or one semester of a foreign language at the 115 level or higher, with a minimum grade of 2.0

Additional information

A program in STEP must also include a 20-28 hour secondary teaching minor and a sequence of undergraduate course work in education to include SED 300  (must be completed prior to STEP application), SED 427 , FE 406 , DLL 397  and RDG 338  (must be completed prior to the final internship semester). Extended study including SE 401 , SED 428  and SED 455  is also required. Further details on program admission requirements and procedures can be found in the School of Education and Human Services portion of the catalog and by consulting advisers in the Department of English and the School of Education and Human Services advising office at 363 Pawley Hall, (248) 370-4182, or the School of Education and Human Services web site.

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