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Adolescence Education

BA (44 hours)

This major prepares students to teach at the secondary level (grades seven through 12) in one of the following subjects: augmented history (for social studies); biology, chemistry, English, mathematics, physics, or Spanish. The major includes a minimum of 100 hours of field experience which must be completed prior to student teaching; that field experience is linked to education courses, including (but not limited to) the following: EDUC 235, EDUC 240, and EDUC 33X.

Students majoring in adolescence education must complete one of the following as an additional major: augmented history (for social studies), biology, chemistry, English, mathematics, physics, or Spanish. New York State teacher certification requires at least 30 credit hours in the content to be taught, so in some cases, an additional elective course in the major is required.

Required CoursesCredits
EDUC 202 Topics in Professionalism 0
EDUC 217 Education and American Culture or EDUC 218 Secondary Education & American Culture 4
EDUC 219 Educational Psychology 4
EDUC 223 Adolescent Literature 4
EDUC 235 Educating Exceptional Learners 4
EDUC 240 Teaching in Urban America 2
EDUC 313 Language, Literacy & Curriculum Integration 4
EDUC 338 Curriculum and Assessment in Secondary Classrooms 4
EDUC 33x Secondary Teaching: Content Methods & Practicum 4
EDUC 332 English Methods
EDUC 333 Foreign Language Methods
EDUC 334 Math Methods
EDUC 335 Science Methods
EDUC 336 Social Studies Methods
EDUC 409 Secondary Student Teaching I 6
EDUC 410 Secondary Student Teaching II 6
EDUC 411 Senior Capstone: Seminar in Secondary Teaching 2
Total 44

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