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Adolescent Education Program Overview

Sequence 3 (Grades 7-12)

Students must successfully complete the following:

  • 15-18 credits of Core Education Courses, including 3-6 credits of supervised fieldwork and 3 credits of special education coursework.
  • 12 credits in pedagogical content in mathematics education.
  • 15 credits in mathematics. Students who lack History of Mathematics as a prerequisite must register for MAT 661.
  • A comprehensive written examination or research project after all course work has been completed. Students who elect to conduct a research project must enroll in three additional credits of research-related course work.

Note: Students who lack full-time experience as a mathematics teacher in grades 7-12 prior to completion of the program must register for 6 credits of supervised student teaching in lieu of the 3 credits of supervised fieldwork.

Sequence 4 (Math majors who do NOT hold a NYS Transitional B Certificate, 7-12)

Students must successfully complete the following:

  • 15-18 credits of Core Education Courses, including 3-6 credits of supervised fieldwork and 3 credits of special education coursework;
  • 12 credits in pedagogical content in mathematics education.
  • 9 credits in mathematics electives to be chosen in consultation with a program adviser.
  • A comprehensive written examination or research project is required after all course work has been completed. Students who elect to conduct a research project must enroll in tjree additional credits of research-related course work.

Note: Students who lack full-time experience as a mathematics teacher in grades 7-12 prior to completion of the program must register for 6 credits of supervised student teaching in lieu of the 3 credits of supervised fieldwork.

Sequence 5 (Math Majors who hold a NYS Transitional B Certificate, 7-12)

Students must successfully complete the following:

  • 15-18 credits of Core Education Courses, including 3-6 credits of supervised fieldwork and 3 credits of special education coursework;
  • 12 credits in pedagogical content in mathematics education.
  • 9 credits in mathematics electives to be chosen in consultation with a program adviser.
  • A comprehensive written examination or research project after all course work has been completed. Students who elect to conduct a research project must enroll in three additional credits of research-related course work.

Last modified: 3/11/2014