World Language Education: Latin, B.S.

View Checksheet

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 124

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 40


Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 2.75

Major GPA - Combined and OU: 2.75

Program Code: B883 P411

Admission and Retention Requirements

Admission Requirements—Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education
Students are eligible for admission to the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education with:

  1. a minimum of 24 semester hours earned from an accredited institution of higher learning;
  2. a minimum of 2.75 combined retention grade point average on all coursework attempted;
  3. a declared major in education.

Full Admission Requirements—Teacher Education and Professional Studies Programs
Students are eligible for admission to Teacher Education with:

  1. a minimum of 30 semester hours from an accredited institution of higher learning to include the following 24 hours as defined by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education with a grade of C or better: English (Composition and Literature)-6 hours; MATH, Gen. Ed. Core I -3 hours; American History-3 hours; American Government-3 hours; Humanities to include Artistic Forms, Western Civilization, Non-Western Culture, World Language, or other advisor-approved Gen. Ed. course -3 hours; Social and Behavioral Sciences-3 hours; Natural Sciences-3 hours.
  2. a minimum of 2.75 grade point average (OU retention and combined retention) on all coursework attempted;
  3. successful completion of the OGET (Oklahoma General Education Test) or PPST (Pre Professional Skills Test) The OGET Exam requires a minimum score of 240. All three portions of the PPST must be passed with minimum cut scores of MATH 150, WRITING 162, and READING 156.

Admission to a teaching program requires submission of an application,essay, background check,and an interview with the admission committee prior to enrollment in the first education course.

Retention Requirements—Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education

  1. When a student accepts an offer of admission into a JRCoE department or program, they commit to comply with all its regulations, including those regarding professional conduct and dispositions that are contained in the JRCoE Professional Behavior Policy.
  2. Students must maintain a minimum 2.75 grade point average (OU retention and combined retention) in all undergraduate coursework and a minimum 3.00 grade point average in all graduate coursework attempted.
  3. Students must maintain a minimum of 2.75 undergraduate grade point average in both professional education courses and in specialized education courses with no grade less than a C and must maintain a minimum of 3.00 grade point average in graduate professional and specialized education courses, with no grade less than a B.
  4. Students must earn a C or better in COMM 1113 or COMM 2613.
  5. Students whose OU retention or combined retention grade point averages at the undergraduate level fall below 2.75 will be subject to dismissal from the college. At the graduate level, students must meet Graduate College requirements.
  6. Students who have not earned OU retention and combined retention grade point averages of 2.75 after the completion of 60 semester hours will be dismissed from the college.
  7. Because one college level math course is a requirement for full admission into both the college and the teacher preparation program, declared Education majors must complete at least one college-level Math within the first four semesters of enrollment at OU. Transfer students who have not completed a college level Math course will have two semesters to complete the requirement. Students who fail to meet the requirement within the time limits specified will be subject to dismissal from the college.
  8. Course work more than 10 years old in the teaching specialization and professional education may not be credited to ward the completion of a teacher education degree and/or certificate program. However, course work over 10 years old may be reviewed by the appropriate certificate committee for possible credit toward the completion of a teacher education degree and/or certificate program.
  9. A student has 6 years to complete a teacher education degree and/or certificate program after full admission. After the 6- year period, a student must seek readmission to that program and meet the catalog requirements in effect at the time of readmission.
  10. Students will be withdrawn from courses for failing to observe prerequisites and corequisites. Continued disregard of prerequisites and corequisites is grounds for dismissal from the college.

Major Requirements

Students must maintain a minimum of 2.75 grade point average with no grade less than a C in the Professional Requirements and the Specialized Education courses for graduation.

Certification: To be fully certified, students must pass Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators, apply for a license, and successfully complete the residency program.

Professional Education (34 hours)
EIPT 3473Learning, Development, and Assessment for Teachers 13
EDSP 3053Understanding and Accommodating Exceptional Learners3
EIPT 3043Learning with Educational Technologies3
EDS 4003Schools in American Cultures 13
EIPT 3483Motivation and Classroom Management for Teachers3
EDWL 4023Foundations and Theory for PreK-12 Second Language Acquisition3
EDWL 4033Methods for Teaching World Languages in PreK-12 Settings 13
EDUC 4050Teaching Experiences in the Elementary School 1,25
EDUC 4060Teaching Experiences in the Secondary School 1,25
ILAC 4243Student Teaching Seminar 23
Specialized Education (39 hours)
Core
Choose one of the following:5-10
Beginning Latin
and Beginning Latin 3
Intensive Introductory Latin
LAT 2113Intermediate Latin Prose: Cicero, Livy, Pliny, Gellius, Vulgate3
LAT 2213Ovid3
LAT 3313Latin Composition3
CL C 4503Classics Capstone3
Choose 12 hours of LAT courses numbered 3000 or above12
Choose 9 hours of CL C courses numbered 2000 or above9
Electives
If additional hours are needed to meet the 124 hour undergraduate minimum for graduation, they may be taken from MLLL, Classics, Language area, Linguistics, or Education courses1
Total Credit Hours73

General Education and College Requirements

Courses taken to fulfill the University General Education Requirements must be chosen from the approved General Education course list published in the Class Schedule or at http://www.ou.edu/gened/courses. The following courses meet minimum University, College, and State General Education Requirements.

UNIVERSITY-WIDE GENERAL EDUCATION (MINIMUM 40 HOURS) AND COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS
Core Area I: Symbolic and Oral Communication
Communication Skills (9 hours)
ENGL 1113Principles of English Composition (Core I-EN1)3
ENGL 1213Principles of English Composition (Core I-EN2)3
or EXPO 1213 Expository Writing
COMM 1113Principles of Communication (Core I)3
or COMM 2613 Public Speaking
Language 1
University-wide General Education requirement met with major work.
College of Education Contemporary World Culture: Choose two courses which provide an elementary knowledge of another classical, modern, Native, or American Sign Language10
Mathematics (3 hours)
Choose one MATH course (Core I-MATH)3
Core Area II: Natural Science (8-9 hours, must include a laboratory course)
Choose one course in the biological sciences: (Core II) BIOL, HES, MBIO, or PBIO3-5
Choose one course in the physical sciences: (Core II) AGSC, ASTR, CHEM, GEOG, GEOL, GPHY, METR, or PHYS3-5
Core Area III: Social Science (6 hours)
P SC 1113American Federal Government (Core III-PSC)3
Choose one ANTH, PSY, OR SOC course (Core III-SS)3
Core Area IV: Arts and Humanities (12 hours)
HIST 1483United States to 1865 (Core IV-HIST)3
or HIST 1493 United States, 1865 to the Present
Choose one of the following (Core IV-Western Culture):3
Europe, 1500 to 1815
Europe since 1815
Another advisor-approved Core IV-Western Culture
Choose one course from the General Education Approved Artistic Forms list (Core IV-AF)3
Choose one course from the General Education Approved World Culture List (3000- level or above) and advisor approved (Core IV-WDC)3
Core Area V: First Year Experience (3 hours)
Choose one course (Core V-FYE)3
Total Credit Hours51

The 51 hours above, along with LAT 1115 (4 hours) from Specialized Education requirements, comprise the 55 hours required of Liberal Arts.

Certification and Degree Requirements

Field Experiences: Transfer students without appropriate field experiences may be required to enroll in EDUC 2400.
Pass/No Pass Enrollment: Only general education electives may be taken under the pass/no pass option.
Residence Requirements: Students must complete either the last 30 hours or 45 of the last 60 hours after being fully admitted to a teacher education program to satisfy this requirement.
Requirements to be Completed to be Eligible for Student Teaching Internship: Students must be in good standing and have completed all baccalaureate degree requirements with the exception of the appropriate internship course itself and the courses taken with it in the final semester per their major requirements.
Junior College Transfer Students: Students transferring from a junior college may use the transferred credit to meet certain lower-division course requirements only; that is, freshman and sophomore-level courses.
Degree Completion Responsibility: Although the Dean’s Office checks each student’s records, the responsibility for meeting degree requirements lies with the student and not with the advisor or the Dean. Each student should obtain a copy of his or her requirements for graduation and check it regularly as he or she completes his or her degree program.
Graduation Application: The final step to be completed by the student before graduation is the filing of an official Application for Graduation. The Application for Graduation should be filled out online by September 15 for fall graduation, February 15 for spring graduation, and June 1 for summer graduation. The student’s degree will not be conferred, nor any completion statement entered on their transcript, until the required application is filed.

Admission & Retention Requirements

It is the responsibility of the student to read and be familiar with the requirements for Admission to, and Retention in, the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education. The current Admission and Retention policies can be found in the college's overview page in the OU General Catalog, under the Undergraduate tab here: http://ou-public.courseleaf.com/rainbolt-education/#undergraduatetext.

Suggested Semester Plan of Study

This plan shows one possible grouping of courses that would allow students to graduate in four years. Please refer to the front of the degree checksheet for official requirements. Students must consult with College of Education academic advisors to verify that courses selected each semester fulfill the recommended plan and satisfy university, College of Education, and major requirements.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
First SemesterCredit Hours
LAT 1115 Beginning Latin 0-5
ENGL 1113 Principles of English Composition (Core I-EN1) 3
MATH (Core IMATH) 3
HIST 1483
United States to 1865 (Core IV-HIST)
or United States, 1865 to the Present
3
First Year Experience (Core V-FYE) 3
 Credit Hours12-17
Second Semester
LAT 1215
Beginning Latin
or Intensive Introductory Latin
5
ENGL 1213
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
or Expository Writing
3
P SC 1113 American Federal Government (Core III-EN2) 3
Biological Sciences, one course in BIOL/HES/MBIO/PBIO (Core II) 3-5
ANTH, or SOC, or PSY (Core III-SS) 3
 Credit Hours17-19
Sophomore
First Semester
LAT 2113 Intermediate Latin Prose: Cicero, Livy, Pliny, Gellius, Vulgate 3
Arts & Humanities course (Core IV-Artistic Forms) 3
COMM 1113
Principles of Communication (Core I)
or Public Speaking
3
CL C 2000-level or higher 3
Physical Sciences, one course in AGSC, ASTR, CHEM, GEOG, GEOL, GPHY, METR, or PHYS (Core II) 3-5
 Credit Hours15-17
Second Semester
LAT 2213 Ovid 3
EIPT 3473 Learning, Development, and Assessment for Teachers 3
EDSP 3053 Understanding and Accommodating Exceptional Learners 3
HIST 1223
Europe, 1500 to 1815 (Core IV-WC)
or Europe since 1815
3
CL C 2000-level or higher 3
 Credit Hours15
Junior
First Semester
Classical, Modern, or Native Language 5
EIPT 3043 Learning with Educational Technologies 3
LAT 3313 Latin Composition 3
LAT 3000-level or higher 3
CL C 2000-level or higher 3
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
Classical, Modern, or Native Language 5
EDS 4003 Schools in American Cultures 3
LAT 3000-level or higher 3
LAT 3000-level or higher 3
EDWL 4023 Foundations and Theory for PreK-12 Second Language Acquisition 3
 Credit Hours17
Senior
First Semester
CL C 4503 Classics Capstone 3
EIPT 3483 Motivation and Classroom Management for Teachers 3
World Culture - Upper-Division (Core IV-WDC, Advisor-Approved) 3
LAT 3000-level or higher 3
EDWL 4033 Methods for Teaching World Languages in PreK-12 Settings 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
EDUC 4050 Teaching Experiences in the Elementary School 5
EDUC 4060 Teaching Experiences in the Secondary School 5
ILAC 4243 Student Teaching Seminar 3
Specialized Education Elective 1
 Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours124