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Transfer Admission to the Curry School

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The Curry School of Education offers professional programs designed to prepare individuals for a variety of careers related to the practice of education. Programs open to undergraduates include kinesiology, communication disorders, and teacher education.

An applicant for transfer must complete the following General Education courses prior to enrollment in the undergraduate program: a minimum of 54 semester hours if entering dual-degree (BA/MT, BSEd/MT) programs as a third-year student or if entering the BSEd (kinesiology and communication disorders) programs.

Course Requirements for Transfer:

BA/MT Program (Teacher Education)

  • English Composition (6)
  • Humanities (6) - One course in literature; one course in philosophy, religion, music, or fine arts
  • Foreign Languages - Varies. Demonstrated proficiency equal to the intermediate level of college instruction.
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics (12) - Courses including one full-year sequence in natural sciences, with or without a lab, and one course in mathematics (statistics, probability, or calculus is recommended).
  • Social Sciences (12) - One course in Western civilization; one course in American history; one course in non-Western studies; one course in psychology, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, or economics.
  • Physical Education (1)
  • Other Requirements - Remaining electives should be taken from any of the areas listed above.
  • Important: All students wishing to prepare as teacher at elementary or secondary levels - including special education but excluding physical education (see below) must enroll in the College of Arts and Sciences in this five-year BA/MT program. Subsequent approval to enter the teacher-education program is granted by the School of Education prior to the student's entering the second or third year. A minimum of 23 semester-hours is required to transfer in the second year; 54 semester-hours are required to enter in the third year.

 

BSEd/MT Program (Physical Education)

  • Requirements - The same requirements for the BA/MT program (see above) apply, with the exception of foreign language, which is not required.
  • Important: the BSEd/MT program is teaching physical education enrolls students directly in the School of Education. A minimum of 24 semester-hours is required to transfer in the second year; 54 semester-hours are required to enter in the third year.

 

B.S. Ed Program (Kinesiology)

A minimum of 54 semester hours is required for admission

  • Humanities (12 credits) – including your school’s English composition requirement, other courses in the humanities discipline
  • Social Sciences (12) – including one course in Sociology and one course in Psychology
  • Natural Sciences (12) – including two semesters of Biology (+ labs) and one course in a natural science other than Biology.

Students transferring into Kinesiology should consult the Undergraduate Record for additional requirements.

 

B.S. Ed Program (Communication Disorders)

A minimum of 54 semester hours is required for admission

  • Humanities (12 credits) – including your school’s English composition requirement, English literature, and a balance from any of the following: Foreign Language, Public Speaking, Fine Arts, Music and Philosophy.
  • Social Sciences (12) – including one course in American History and two courses in Sociology and/or Psychology, with a balance from any of the following: Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Geography, Sociology or Psychology.
  • Natural Sciences and Math (12) –including Probability or higher, one course in Biology, a physical science course, and Statistics.
  • Physical Education (3)

Students transferring into Communication Disorders should consult the Undergraduate Record for additional requirements. 

 

BSEd Program (Communication Disorders and Kinesiology)

  • Humanities (12) - One course in English Composition; one course in literature; other courses in any other humanities discipline.
  • Social Sciences (12) - One course in American history; one course in introductory psychology; other courses in any other social-science discipline
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics (12) - At least two courses in a laboratory science, including biology; one course in mathematics.
  • Health (3)
  • Physical Education (1)
  • Other requirements - Remaining electives should be chosen from any of the areas listed above.
  • Important: Students transferring into communications disorder should consult the Undergraduate Record for additional requirements.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Transfer students to the Curry School of Education are accepted only for August admission. The deadline for receipt of completed applications for fall semester is March 1.