|EDU 115 Educational Psychology|
|CS 121 Psychology of the Exceptional Child|
|EDU 121Teaching Adolescents with Exceptionalities|
|EDU 234 Sociological and Philosophical Foundations of Education|
|PSY 220 Adolescent Psychology|
|EDU 360 Methods of Secondary Education|
|EDU 361, 363, 364, 365, 366 Special Methods in Secondary Education (in student’s major field)|
|EDU 473 Supervised Student Teaching|
Students must complete two approved speech courses (three for English majors) and perform 100 hours of fieldwork in middle and secondary schools prior to student teaching. Advisement is available throughout the program.
To gain initial certification, students must pass the NYSTCE Liberal Arts and Science Test (LAST), the Assessment of Teaching Skills-Written (ATS-W) and the Content Specialty Test (CST) in their major field, as well as submit fingerprinting documentation and participate in a child abuse workshop and a violence prevention workshop. These are offered at the College.