|Hegis Code: 5649||Admissions: 1-800-724-0833
ext. 5018 or 5022
NYSED Code: 27221, 27222, 27223,27224, 27225, 27226,
Students who complete this program earn an Associate in Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Mathematics and Science Adolescence Education 7-12, with a concentration in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Geology, Geology or Mathematics. This program should be followed by students who plan to transfer to a four-year college to study adolescence education. The program is a jointly registered program with SUNY New Paltz. A student who completes the program and meets transfer requirements will be admitted into the adolescence education program at SUNY New Paltz. Students planning to transfer to a college other than SUNY New Paltz will receive individual advisement to facilitate their transfer.
At the completion of the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics & Science-Adolescence Education 7-12 Degree program with Concentrations in Biology, Geology, Chemistry, Environmental Geology and Mathematics, a student will be able to
Graduates of the program who go on to earn a baccalaureate degree from SUNY New Paltz or another four-year institution and a New York State teaching certificate will be qualified to teach at the secondary school level.
Requirements for Program Entry
Developmental Assistance Available
For students who do not meet basic reading and math requirements or who have other learning issues, extra assistance is available through the Learning Center, The Gary and Janaki Math Center, the Writing Center, the Peer and Friend Tutor Program, and English as a Second Language (ESL) tutors.
For More Information
For more information contact Admissions.
Effective Fall of 2008, all students in the Adolescence Education Program must be fingerprinted before they register for their field placement course, which is taken in the second semester: EDU 206: Applied Adolescent Development for Education majors. The results will be valid for SUNY Ulster, SUNY New Paltz, and for New York State teacher licensing.
Note: All Liberal Arts and Sciences: Mathematics and Science concentrations continue with the fifth through eighth semester sequence at SUNY New Paltz. The New Paltz curriculum follows the SUNY Ulster concentrations curricula below, and can be viewed by clicking here.
|SUNY New Paltz Curriculum|
Fifth Semester - SUNY New Paltz
|EDS383||Introduction to Literacy for Diverse Learners||3|
|SPE385||Differentiating Instruction in The Secondary School||3|
|Electives||Liberal Arts Major Courses||10-11|
|Sixth Semester - SUNY New Paltz|
|Field Work # 1||1|
|SED453||Introduction to Curriculum and Assessment||3|
|Electives||Liberal Arts Major Courses||10|
|Seventh Semester - SUNY New Paltz|
|Field Work # 2||1|
|SED356||Computers in the Classroom||3|
|Electives||Liberal Arts Major Courses||6|
|Eighth Semester - SUNY New Paltz|
|SED404||Student Teaching Secondary, 7-9||6|
|SED405||Student Teaching Secondary, 10-12||6|
|SED406||Student Teaching Seminar||1|
|Field Work # 3||1|
|Total SUNY New Paltz Credits||57-58|
|Total Degree Credits||125-133|
NOTE: After completing any of these concentrations at SUNY New Paltz, students must successfully pass the Liberal Arts and Sciences Test (LAST) and the Assessment of Teaching Skills/Written (ATS/W) of the New York State Certification Examination in order to be eligible for provisional certification. Additional testing, which includes the Content Specialty Test (CST) and the Assessment of Teaching Skills/Performance (ATS/P), is required for permanent certification.