The Bachelor of Education in Teaching and English Language Learning program prepares teacher candidates to be teacher leaders and advocates. Each semester includes school-based teaching experiences, individual mentoring, and integration of coursework. Upon completion the Bachelor of Education in Teaching and English Language Learning, teacher candidates will be prepared for Oregon Preliminary Oregon teacher licensure with the Elementary Multiple Subjects endorsement, or Single Subjects endorsements including Advanced Mathematics, Biology, Integrated Science, English/Language Arts, and Social Sciences; other single subjects available with approval. English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsements and Foundational (Middle grade) endorsements may be added to either an Elementary Multiple Subjects or a single subject endorsement.
This program is available in Woodburn and Eugene and will be piloted in Forest Grove during 2018-19.
This program is designed so that students must transfer in 67 semester credits (100 quarter credits) prior to completion. Prior to matriculation, students must have completed an AAOT degree OR at least 75% of the Core Coursework listed below.
67 semester/100 quarter credits. This includes the minimum requirements listed below plus electives, to equal at least 67 semester/100 quarter credits.
Writing (4 semester/6 quarter credits minimum): Must include one English Composition course
Humanities (10 semester/15 quarter credits minimum): Humanities, Communication, Philosophy, English, Literature, Art, Music, Theater, Religion, Music Performance. Must include at least one English or Humanities course; one Communication or Speech course; and one Philosophy course.
Social Science (6 semester/10 quarter credits minimum): History, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Geography, Human Development and Family Studies. Must include one Psychology or Human Development and Family Studies course.
Mathematics (6 semester/10 quarter credits minimum)
Natural Science (6 semester/10 quarter credits minimum): Must include one lab course.
Education or Early Childhood Education (4 semester/6 quarter credits minimum): Must include an Introduction to Education course.
Single Subject Specialization Requirements
For those pursuing an endorsement to teach high school and middle school Advanced Mathematics, Biology, English Language Arts, Integrated Science, or Social Science, the following also are required. Coursework can be taken prior to or concurrent with matriculation in the B.Ed. program. Specific courses for the content specialization will vary according to community college course titles and numbers. All transfer students pursuing one of the above endorsements must design academic plans approved by a B.Ed. advisor prior to admission to Pacific University.
Select one plan based on the single subject endorsement sought (may use core courses to satisfy). All are quarter credits.
- Mathematics: 48 approved credits in mathematics courses at the college algebra level or above
- Biology: 27 approved credits in Biology, plus 16 additional approved credits in Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, or Earth Science
- Integrated Science: 16 approved credits in Earth and Space Science, 16 credits in Life Sciences, 16 approved credits in Physical Sciences
- English: 36 approved credits in English plus 8 approved credits in Writing
- Social Science: 12 approved credits World History, 12 credits US History, 8 approved credits Geography and Culture, 8 approved credits Government
Contact the Admissions Office at 503-352-1435 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The online application is available at www.pacificu.edu/coe; applications should be sent to College of Education Admissions Office, Pacific University, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116.