Catalog
2013-14

Childhood Ed Grades 1-6

Dr. Lisa Rizopoulos
Chair of the Department

Students successfully completing all requirements will be recommended for New York State initial certification.

First YearCredits
Fine Arts Elective or3
 
EDUC 2053
ENGL 1103
HIST 207 or 206*3
LANG 6
PHED 1103
RELS 1103
SCI 2403
SCI 2413
MATH 221*3
 33
Second YearCredits
Fine Arts Elective or3
 
EDUC 2013
EDUC 3013
EDUC 3033
EDUC 3183
ENGL Elective3
SCI 2423
MATH 222*3
RELS Catholic Studies3
Concentration 6
 33
Third YearCredits
EDUC 3533
EDUC 3543
EDUC 4013
EDUC 4023
EDUC 4083
CMPT 2143
Concentration 15
 33
Fourth YearCredits
EDUC 3573
EDUC 4063
EDUC 4183
EDUC 4383
PHED 2091
RELS Global/Contemporary 3
SOC SCI Eltv (ECON or PSYC)3
SOC STS Eltv (GOVT or SOC)3
Concentration 9
 31
Total Credits: 130

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Not applicable to all programs

Upward extension requires the following six additional hours: Education 376-380 – Curriculum and Methods of Teaching in Grades 7-9 (30 field hours in a middle school is required) and Education 375 – Theoretical Foundation of Teaching and Learning in the Middle School (30 field hours in a middle school is required).

To obtain NYS teaching certification for Grades 7-9, candidates must take an additional content specialty test in an appropriate subject.

Note: This is the general plan for Childhood Education, each student receives a specific program plan based on his/her selected academic concentration.

The following academic concentrations are available with the Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) Initial Certification, Dual-Childhood/Special Education, and the Five-Year Childhood/ Special Education Initial Certifications.

BIOLOGY*

BIOL 111General Biology I2
BIOL 112General Biology II2
BIOL 113General Biology Laboratory I2
BIOL 114General Biology Laboratory II2
BIOL 217Genetics (Co-requisite BIOL 218 Lab)3
BIOL 225Microbiology (Co-requisite: BIOL 226 Lab)3
BIOL 301Comparative Chordate Anatomy (Co-requisite: BIOL 313 Lab)3
BIOL 302Developmental Biology3
BIOL 309Kinesiology2
BIOL 319Cellular Biochemistry/Physiology (Co-requisite: BIOL 323 Lab)3
BIOL 320Animal Physiology (Co-requisite: BIOL 324 Lab)3
One Biology Elective3
Additional Science credits (other than Biology)12-14
Total Credits43-45

CHEMISTRY*

CHEM 101General Chemistry I4
CHEM 102General Chemistry II4
CHEM 319Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 320Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 323Organic Chemistry Laboratory I2
CHEM 324Organic Chemistry Laboratory II2
CHEM 302Analytical Chemistry5
CHEM 309Physical Chemistry I3
CHEM 310Physical Chemistry II3
CHEM 311Physical Chemistry Laboratory I2
CHEM 335Inorganic Chemistry3
MATH 185Calculus I3
MATH 186Calculus II3
One Chemistry Elective3
6-8 credits of Physics Electives6-8
Total Credits49-51

ENGLISH*

ENGL 306Introduction to Literary Study3
ENGL 309British Literature: Beowulf to the Augustan Age3
ENGL 310British Literature II: The Romantics through the Twentieth Century3
ENGL 365Children's Literature3
Plus one of the following3
Advanced Composition
History of the English Language
Theories of Composition
Grammar and Writing
Plus five courses from 300 or 400 level electives15

 FRENCH*

30 credits of French 30
Excluding the introductory level courses:
French for Beginners I
French for Beginners II

GENERAL SCIENCE**

BIOL 111General Biology I2
BIOL 113General Biology Laboratory I2
BIOL 112General Biology II2
BIOL 114General Biology Laboratory II2
CHEM 101General Chemistry I4
CHEM 102General Chemistry II4
SCI 201Introduction Astronomy3
SCI 202Introduction Geology3
Physics Electives 6-8
Biology, Chemistry or Physics specialization ***18
Total Credits46-48

***

All coursework at the 200 level or above.

GENERAL STUDIES

This concentration has a total of 30 credits. Students must select TWO areas of concentration and complete 15 credits in EACH area. At least one of the areas must be from list one, as follows: English, French, General Science, Mathematics, or Spanish. The other area of concentration can also be from list one, or from list two, as follows: Government, History, Psychology, or Sociology.

MATHEMATICS*

MATH 185Calculus I3
MATH 186Calculus II3
MATH 285Calculus III3
MATH 243Foundations for Higher Mathematics3
MATH 272Linear Algebra I3
MATH 361Introduction to Higher Geometry3
MATH 331Probability3
MATH 432Statistical Inference3
MATH 422Seminar for Mathematics Education3
One elective3
Total Credits30

PSYCHOLOGY

21-27 credits from:
Introduction to Psychology I
Statistics
Introduction to Psychology II
Research Methods I
Motivation and Emotion
Cognition and Learning
Psychology of Childhood
Psychology of Adolescence
Social Psychology
3-9 credits from elective options:
Behavior Modification
Psychological Testing
Psychology of Family Relationships
Psychology of Women
Theories of Personality
Abnormal Psychology

Note: EDUC 303 Child and Adolescent Development is waived for PSYC 345 Psychology of Childhood or PSYC 346 Psychology of Adolescence EDUC elective is required.

SOCIAL STUDIES*

HIST 206United States through 18763
HIST 207United States since 18763
HIST 217World History to 16003
HIST 218World History since 16003
One World History course3
Three History Electives9
Three courses from either ECON, GOVT, or SOC9
Total Credits33

SPANISH*

30 credits of Spanish 30
Excluding the introductory levels:
Spanish for Beginners I
Spanish for Beginners II
Total Credits30

*

Upward certification (Grade 7-9) is available.

**

Upward certification in General Science has additional requirements beyond the six credits required in other areas.

***

All coursework must be at the 200 level or above.

§

EDUC 303 Child and Adolescent Development is waived for PSYC 345 Psychology of Childhood and PSYC 346 Psychology of Adolescence.

Dual-Childhood/Special Education (Grades 1-6)

Students successfully completing all requirements will be recommended for New York State initial certification in childhood education and special education.

First YearCredits
Fine Arts Elective or3
 
EDUC 2053
ENGL 1103
HIST 207 or 206**3
LANG 6
PHED 1103
RELS 1103
SCI 2403
SCI 2413
MATH 221**3
 33
Second YearCredits
Fine Arts Elective or3
 
EDUC 2013
EDUC 3013
EDUC 3033
EDUC 3183
ENGL Elective3
SCI 2423
MATH 222***3
Concentration ***9-12
 33-36
Third YearCredits
EDUC 3533
EDUC 3543
EDUC 3553
EDUC 3563
EDUC 4013
EDUC 4023
CMPT 2143
Concentration ***9-12
 30-33
Fourth YearCredits
EDUC 3573
EDUC 4063
EDUC 4083
EDUC 418 or 438*3
EDUC 444 or 446*3
PHED 2091
RELS Electives6
Social Science/Social Studies Elective (ECON, GOVT, SOC or PSYC)3
Concentration ***6
 31
Total Credits: 127-133

*

Student teaching must be taken at different levels (Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-6) and one must occur in a regular education classroom and one in a special education or inclusion classroom.

**

Not applicable to all programs

***

All concentrations require 30 credits. However, concentrations that include Math, History or Languages may include some courses in these subjects that are required for all students.

Upward extension requires the following six additional hours: Education 376-380 – Curriculum and Methods of Teaching in Grades 7-9. (30 field hours in a middle school is required) and Education 375 – Theoretical Foundation of Teaching and Learning in the Middle School (30 field hours in a middle school is required).

To obtain teaching certification for Grades 7-9, candidates must take an additional content specialty in an appropriate subject.

Dual-Childhood/Special Education majors show evidence of passing New York State exams (to be determined).

Note: This is the general plan for Dual-Childhood/Special Education, each student receives a specific program plan based on his or her selected academic concentration.

Academic Concentrations available with Dual Certification are the same as listed with Childhood Education. 

Five-Year: Childhood/Special Education (Grades 1-6) (BS/MSED)

Students who complete the first semester of the second year with a cumulative index of 3.00 or better and grades of “B” or better in all education courses may apply for admission into the five-year BS/MSED program, which leads to certification in both Childhood and Special Education. Upon satisfactory completion of the fifth year, students will be recommended for certification in each area.

First YearCredits
Fine Arts Elective or3
 
EDUC 2053
ENGL 1103
HIST 207 or 2063
LANG 6
PHED 1103
RELS 1103
SCI 2403
SCI 2413
MATH 2213
 33
Second YearCredits
Fine Arts Elective or3
 
EDUC 2013
EDUC 3033
EDUC 3183
SCI 2423
MATH 2223
RELS Catholic Studies3
Concentration 12
 33
Third YearCredits
EDUC 3533
EDUC 3543
EDUC 4013
EDUC 4023
ENGL Elective3
CMPT 2143
SOC ST Eltv (ECON, GOVT, SOC)3
Concentration 12
 33
Fourth YearCredits
EDUC 4183
EDUC 4383
EDUC 3573
PHED 2091
RELS Global/Contemporary 3
Two of the following6
 
EDUG 7133
EDUG 7813
Concentration 6
 31
Fifth YearCredits
EDUG 704 or 7333
EDUG 7873
EDUG 7893
EDUG 858 or 8603
EDUG 8881
Two of the following6
 
EDUG 7783
 22
Total Credits: 152

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EDUG Content Courses include EDUG 768 Integrated Curriculum: Math, Science and Technology I for the At Risk and Disabled Student (Grades K-8), EDUG 775 Mathematics Instruction for the At Risk and Disabled (Grades K-8), EDUG 785 Life Science for the At Risk and Disabled Student (Grades K-8), EDUG 805 Integrated Learning I: Social Studies and Language Arts Instruction for the At Risk/Disabled Student, EDUG 808 Integrated Learning II:Social Studies and Language Arts Instruction for the At Risk/Disabled Student, EDUG 812 Integrated Curriculum:Math, Science and Technology II for At Risk and Disabled (Grades K-8), EDUG 899 Physical Science for the Teacher of the At Risk and Disabled (Grades K-8), EDUG 753 Teaching Reading in the Content Areas for the At Risk and Disabled (Grades K-8), EDUG 754 Literature for the At Risk and Disabled (Grades K-8)

Upward extension requires the following six additional hours: Education 376-380 – Curriculum and Methods of Teaching in Grades 7-9. (30 field hours in a middle school is required) and Education 375 – Theoretical Foundation of Teaching and Learning in the Middle School (30 field hours in a middle school is required).

To obtain NYS teaching certification for Grades 7-9, candidates must take an additional content specialty test in an appropriate subject.

Five-Year Childhood/Special Education majors show evidence of passing New York State exams (to be determined).

Note: This is the general plan for Five-Year: Childhood/Special Education, each student receives a specific program plan based on his/her selected academic concentration.

Academic Concentrations available with the Five-Year Program are the same as listed with Childhood Education.

Fourth-year students in the Five-Year Program will be charged full-time undergraduate tuition, which includes payment for graduate courses in the fourth year.

Fifth-year students in the Five-Year Program will be charged graduate tuition per credit hour. Fifth year students should be aware that the College does not provide housing for graduate students and that there is very limited financial aid for graduate students.

 

 

 

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