Admissions and Program Requirements - Professional Certificate Program

Admissions

  1. Completion of an undergraduate major in history, anthropology, political science, economics, sociology or equivalent;
  2. Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA overall and in the major;
  3. Evidence of  New York State Initial Certification in Social Studies or equivalent; including NYSTCE examinations;
  4. Three letters of recommendation - two from university faculty members;
  5. Attend an interview and complete an onsite essay.

Program Requirements

I. Education
All students must take the following courses (10 credits)

Course Number

Course Title

Credits

EDSE 1200E

Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum

3

EDSE 2300E
(Spring Only)

Development of the Secondary School:  Philosophy, Urban Issues, and Curriculum Development in Secondary School Social Studies

4

SPED 5000K

 

SPED 5300K

 

SPED 3701K

Introduction to Inclusive Education (for candidates who do not have the equivalent of a state approved inclusive education class.)

For candidates who have already taken an equivalent of SPED 5000K;

Positive Approaches to Challenging Behavior or

OR

Reading and Writing Instruction for Students with Disabilities in Adolescent Education II

3

 

 

 

3

3

II. Education Electives
Choose two courses, under advisement, from within the School of Education. (6 credits)

III. Content Core (A)
Choose four courses, under advisement, from at least 3 different areas of history or social science. (12 credits)

IV.  Education Research Requirements  (3-4 credits)

EDUC 7000I
AND
EDUC 7100I
OR

 Introduction to Educational Research
AND
Independent Study and Research
OR

2

2

EDUC 7200I
(Spring Only)

 Master’s Project

3

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