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Admissions and Program Requirements - Professional Certificate Program

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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.

6) Submit a GRE score report.   

 

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