Mar 18, 2019  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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EDU 101 Teaching as a Profession

1 Credit

Designed for the pre-Education major as an introduction to the teaching profession, particularly at the secondary level, this course is required as part of the process of admission to Neumann University’s programs in Secondary Teacher Certification in either Biology/Natural Sciences, English, or Social Studies. In this course, the student learns about teaching as a profession, the characteristics associated with the professional educator, and the requirements which the student must meet in order to become certified as a teacher in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. An overview of the Neumann University teacher education program is also provided.

NOTE: All students pursuing Early Elementary (PK–4) and Special Education (PK–8) Certification are required to successfully complete ECE 101, Teaching as a Profession: PK–4, before taking any other required course in the major. Students pursuing Secondary Teacher Certification in either Biology/General Science, English, or Social Studies are required to successfully complete EDU 101, Teaching as a Profession, before taking any other required course in the major. Proof of a current FBI Fingerprint Clearance, a Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance, and a Pennsylvania Criminal Background Clearance is required and must be submitted to the Dean of Education and Human Service’s office in order to begin any ECE, EDU, or SPEC course. No student may begin these classes without all current clearances.



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