The Teaching major requires students to apply to the Professional Teaching Program to progress Fall Term third year (Year 3) courses. The Professional Teaching Program is the Year 3 and Year 4. Students progress from Pre-Teaching status to full Teaching Major with Elementary Education Specialty Option. Students moving into Student Teaching year (Year 4) will also need to meet the Student Teaching advancement requirements.
Contact the Teaching major Program Coordinator with Professional Program questions.
Applications open on January 1, 2022. Priority application deadline is June 30, 2022.
Transfer students who are planning to begin Professional Program Fall 2022 are encouraged to be admitted to OSU Spring term 2022 to complete the Professional Program application requirements by June 2022. COCC students completing the AAOT can apply as a COCC/OSU Degree Partnership Program to take courses at both OSU and COCC Spring term.
Students must complete courses 85% in the Pre-Teaching Core and OSU Baccalaureate Core before applying to the Teaching major. Students meet with the Teaching academic advisor, create an academic plan prior to applying to the professional level.
Advancement to Teacher Student Teaching (YEAR 4) is based on: