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2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts & Sciences - Adolescent Education (Teacher Education Transfer), A.S.


Associate in Science
HEGIS #5649
Interim Chairperson: Toni Howard
Higbee Hall, Room 109, (518) 629-7250

The Liberal Arts and Sciences: Adolescent Education (Teacher Education Transfer), A.S. program provides students with foundations to pursue the rich and rewarding field of secondary education. By completing courses in the liberal arts, education and an academic concentration, students will be able to achieve effective transfer to four-year programs leading to teacher certification in Adolescent Education (grades 7-12) by the State of New York. Concentrations include English, History/Social Studies, Math, Biology, Earth Science, Chemistry and Physics.

Many four-year institutions require specific course grades and degree GPA as part of the transfer application. For specific information on the SUNY TETT go to http://www.suny.edu/teta/.

Transfer credit is evaluated at the student’s request. Transfer credit will be awarded at the discretion of the department chair in accordance with the college and discipline specific departmental policies to support the educational plan made between the academic advisor and the student. The use of transfer credit may affect transfer to other two- and four-year programs, as well as financial aid eligibility.

Program Entrance Requirements

Courses Entry Term Special Notes H.S. Average
Algebra and geometry or 2 units of equivalent academic math and 1 unit of any lab science Fall and Spring Students seeking concentrations in math, biology, chemistry, earth science and physics must meet prerequisites for math and science courses as listed in the concentration. 78 or above

Total Credits Required: 60


Major Requirements*


(1) Concentration requirements and electives as advised Credits: 18


(2) Fine Art Elective Credits: 3


Courses fulfilling requirement based on approved SUNY General Education for category.

(2) Restricted Humanities Elective Credits: 3


Courses fulfilling requirement based on approved SUNY General Education for category.

(2) Western Civilization Elective Credits: 3


Courses fulfilling requirement based on approved SUNY General Education for category.

(3) American History or Humanities/Social Science Elective Credits: 3


Courses fulfilling requirement based on either approved SUNY General Education for category or LAS elective area.

(3) Other World Civilization or Humanities/Social Science Elective Credits: 3


Courses fulfilling requirement based on either approved SUNY General Education for category or LAS elective area.

(4) Foreign Language Elective Credits: 6


Must include two courses within same language

(5) Restricted Natural Science Elective Credits: 3


Restricted to approved lab sciences

(6) Math Elective Credits: 3


Course fulfilling Requirement:

Total Credits Required: 60