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Childhood Education Program

Elementary Education Program
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Required Courses

Elementary Education Division Graduate Requirements for Initial Certification Childhood Education 

NEW REQUIREMENTS

I. BACHELOR’S DEGREE IS REQUIRED - must have a major/concentration in the liberal arts and sciences                                                                           

II. College Level Study of -
Art, Music, Theater, or Dance
Literature/Writing - English
Foreign Language - Same language
Math - two courses or a calculus course (4)
Science - life science and a physical science - both with labs
Social Studies - Am History, World History, Geography, and Soc., Poli.; Sci. or Economics
Total credits

III.
Number Title Credits
EDU 500A
OR
EDU 500B
Advanced Technology & Curriculum
 
Basic Technology & Curriculum
1
EDU 501 Foundations of Education 3
EDU 502 Educational Psychology/Human Dev 3
EDU 505A
OR
EDU 505B
Field Work Experience I*
 
Field Work Experience II*
3
EDU 511 Classroom Management 3
EDU 580 Introduction to Special Education 3
EDU 590 Reading/Writing Process 3
EDU 601E Methods/Materials of Teaching Reading/Writing 3
EDU 613 Assessment Techniques 3
EDU 620 Methods of Teaching Social Studies & Language Arts 3
EDU 630 Methods of Teaching Math/Science 3
ELECTIVE (Literacy, Special Educ. or Early Childhood) 3
EDU 691E Student Teaching - Elementary** 6
EDU 700 Education Research Childhood Education 3
EDU 800 Thesis 3
Total Credits 46

*by permission of the division and a passing score on the L.A.S.T.

IV.

  • NYSTCE - New York State Teachers Certification Exam
  • L.A.S.T. Liberal Arts & Sciences Test -  TAKE BEFORE ENTERING EDUCATION PROGRAM
  • A.T.S.-W Assessment of Teaching Skills: Written – elementary – TAKE DURING STUDENT TEACHING
  • C.S.T. - Content Specialty Test

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