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This program is open to participants who have a bachelor’s degree but who are not yet certified to teach. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be eligible for New York State certification in both social studies and special education at the secondary level (grades 7-12). Students must complete this program on a full-time basis in a little more than a calendar year, commencing early in the summer, followed by fall, January, and spring semesters, and concluding the following summer.

General Pedagogical Core (9 credits)

General Pedagogical Core (9 credits)

Course ID

Points

Course Title

TCHL-GE.2275

3

Language and Literacy Acquisition and Development

TCHL-GE.2010

3

Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III

TCHL-GE.2999

0

Drug and Alcohol Education/Child Abuse Identification/School Violence Prevention

TCHL-GE.2515

2

Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts

EDCT-GE.2018

1

Integrating Education Technology in Teaching and Learning

Specialized Pedagogical Core (27 credits)
Specialized Pedagogical Core (27 credits)

Course ID

Points

Course Title

SPCED-GE.2162 

3

Educating Students with Disabilities in Middle Childhood and Adolescent Settings

SPCED-GE.2136

3

Psychological and Educational Assessments in Special Education

SPCED-GE.2052

3

Education of Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities

SOCED-GE.2042  3 Teaching Social Studies in Middle and Secondary School

SOCED-GE.2048

3

The Social Studies Curriculum: World History

SOCED-GE.2047

3

The Social Studies Curriculum: US History

SPCED-GE.2124

3

Individuals with Disabilities in School and Community

SPCED-GE.2108

3

Strategies for Teaching Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders

SOCED-GE.2146 3 MA Seminar in Social Studies
Student Teaching (5 credits)
Student Teaching (5 credits)

Course ID

Points

Course Title

TCHL-GE.2005

0

Fieldwork in Schools and Other Educational Settings

SOCED-GE.2911

2

Supervised Student Teaching I: Social Studies in the Middle School

SPCED-GE.2524

3

Student Teaching in Secondary Special Education

Total Credits:  41