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ED 415 Field Experience: 1 semester hour

This course is designed primarily for transfer students who may need a course to satisfy one of the field experience requirements. This course would fulfill the field experience requirement for ED 102 Foundations of Education. Students desiring additional field experience also may enroll in this course with permission of the instructor. Students enrolling in this class will receive placement to work in a community school during the semester. This placement will be in an elementary, middle school or secondary school classroom. Prerequisite: Cumulative grade point average of 2.50.


The Mount Mercy Education program prepares reflective teachers and leaders informed by scholarship, grounded in best practice, enriched by caring, and committed to responsive service in the “Mercy Tradition.” In order to achieve this mission, Mount Mercy provides for each prospective teacher a program of core curriculum, concentration in a major field of learning, varied field based experiences and a sequence of education courses leading to professional licensure by the State of Iowa. The curriculum for the Education majors, including endorsement areas, is under regulation and accreditation from the Department of Education in Iowa and is subject to change upon changes in regulation made by the State.