Undergraduate Catalog

Adolescence Education: Admission Requirements
  • Students may apply to the Adolescence Education program during their first year. Those who enter the program at a later point may need more than eight semesters to graduate.
  • All students with no previous college-level language study must complete a two-semester sequence (6-8 credits) at the elementary level in a language other than English. Students who can be placed at an intermediate or advanced language level must complete one course (3-4 credits).

  • Students must meet the following requirements to continue in the program:
    • 3.0 GPA overall;
    • 4-7 credits in Writing and Rhetoric (1-2 composition courses) with a grade of "B" or better;
    • A passing grade in EDI233 Education Seminar, and satisfactory completion of the application essay;
    • Fingerprints on a NYS TEACH account; and
    • Completion of State-mandated workshops (Child Abuse, SAVE, DASA, Health & Safety).
  • A minimum grade of C- is required for major (content area) courses.
  • Note: Current students wishing to apply to Adolescence Education: Mathematics must first be accepted as a Math major.  A Declaration of Major form signed by the Department of Mathematics must be submitted with the application.

Transfer students must complete an application to the Adolescence Education program. Transfer students may be waived from EDI233 Education Seminar unless their advisor recommends that they take the course.