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    Hunter College
   
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

School of Education Progress Standards


Programs in Adolescent and Creative Arts Education

  1. Students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 and an education sequence index of at least 3.0.
  2. Any student who receives a grade of B-, C+, C or D in student teaching must apply to the department chairperson for permission to reregister for that course, which may be repeated only once.
  3. Any student who receives a grade of D+ or D in a course in the education sequence will be required to repeat that course. Students are permitted to repeat a course only once.
  4. Any student who receives a grade of F in any course in the pedagogical sequence (including student teaching) will not be permitted to continue in the program.
  5. Any student who has more than two grades of IN will be permitted to register for only one course the following semester
  6. Second Methods Course: Students will be permitted to register for the second methods course in their subject area only after having met the following requirements: Completion of 18 credits of study in the major subject area; approval of the major department adviser; and maintenance of an overall GPA of 3.0 and an education sequence index of 3.0.
  7. Take the Educating All Students test (EAS) and the appropriate Content Specialty Test (CST) of the New York State Teacher Certification Exams prior to student teaching.
  8. Complete at least 21 credits in an approved Arts & Sciences major before student teaching.

Program in Childhood Education

  1. Students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 throughout the QUEST program. 
  2. Students must receive grades of C or better in required coursework in liberal arts and sciences and in QUEST courses that do not include fieldwork. QUEST fieldwork courses require a grade of B or better. All QUEST courses are repeatable once by students who have received a grade of C-, D+ or D in a non-fieldwork course or a grade below B in a fieldwork course. Students must officially reregister for these courses. Students who receive an F in any course or a D+ or D in fieldwork may not continue in the program.   
  3. In order to register for QSTA 412 - Teaching Social Studies through Literature, the Arts, and Technology in Elementary Schools, students must have completed HIST 151 and HIST 152, or one of these courses plus GEOG 101.
  4. In order to register for QSTA 406 - Mathematics Teaching and Learning in Elementary School, students must have completed MATH 104 (STEM) and MATH 105. With the approval of the program coordinator, transfer students may be allowed to enroll in QSTA 406 after completing MATH 104 (STEM) and registering for MATH 105 if their progress through the QUEST program would be delayed by the requirement for MATH 105 as a prerequisite.
  5. In order to register for QSTA 414 - Teaching Science in Elementary Schools, students must have completed two courses in science, at least one of which must be a laboratory science.
  6. Take the Educating All Students test (EAS) and the appropriate Content Specialty Test (CST) of the New York State Teacher Certification Exams prior to student teaching.
  7. Complete at least 21 credits in an approved Arts & Sciences major before student teaching.

Program in Early Childhood Education

  1. A minimum grade of C or better in all non-field courses (Courses can only be repeated once)
  2. A minimum grade of B or better in all fieldwork courses. (Fieldwork courses can only be repeated once)
  3. Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  4. Complete 6 credits of study in a foreign language prior to the completion of ECC 306: Language and Literacy for Children of Diverse Backgrounds, K-2
  5. Complete Math 104 with a minimum grade of C prior to registering for ECC 310: Mathematics in Early Childhood.
  6. Complete with a minimum grade of C two semesters of natural science prior to registering for ECC 311: Early Childhood Science and Inquiry-Based Learning.  Courses used to meet CUNY’s Common Core in Life and Physical Sciences, and in Scientific World can be used to meet this requirement (with the exception of computer science (CSCI) and economics (ECO) courses).
  7. Take the Educating All Students test (EAS) and the appropriate Content Specialty Test (CST) of the New York State Teacher Certification Exams prior to student teaching.
  8. Complete at least 21 credits in an approved Arts & Sciences major before student teaching.
  9. Follow the course sequence, which represents the required classes that Early Childhood students must take each semester. The courses for each semester must be completed successfully in that term.