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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Sep 18, 2020  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 1600 - Study of the School - Writing Intensive

Hours: 4
In this course, students will (a) critically examine their beliefs about education and (b) explore the role teachers and schools play in creating an equal education that results in powerful learning and democratic participation. This course emphasizes the impact that social and political events have had on the history and philosophy of education. Students are exposed to the dispositions and skills that are critical to becoming a successful teacher. Course activities may include: intensive readings, group discussion, class presentations, research and writing assignments.
Prerequisites: Department permission; ACT scores 20 or above on English and Math OR SAT scores 500 or above on Critical Writing and Math OR Praxis I scores 172 or above on Writing and Math OR Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (as of 9/1/14) with scores of 150 on Math and/or 162 on Writing; overall 2.5 GPA or better on all coursework taken prior to the term enrolled in EDUC 1600.
Notes: 45 off campus field hours required. Current BCI/FBI Background check must be on file in the Education office. This course has an additional fee.