Dec 08, 2021
The BA and BA/MA programs in Adolescent Mathematics lead to initial certification as a teacher. These programs include fieldwork in New York City Public schools. Students must take a specified sequence of education courses in addition to fulfilling the General Education Requirement (GER) and the requirements of their major.
Adolescent education is a 26-credit course of study that students usually complete over four semesters. Students major in the subject they plan to teach and minor in adolescent education.
Admission to the School of Education is not automatic with admission to Hunter College. There is a separate admission process that involves an online application, a writing sample and an interview.
Students must apply by November 1 for the spring term and April 1 for the fall term. Applications are available online only: Application for Admission - Undergraduate Programs in Adolescent Education.
- Minimum of at least 65 credits but no more than 90 credits.
- A Hunter College Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.8 or better.
- Receive a grade of B or better in ENGL 120.
- Have no more than 6 cr. of CR/NC grades.
- Formal declaration of a major in mathematics.
- Transfer students will have to complete 12 credits of coursework at Hunter College before applying. However, transfer students with 60 or more credits and a GPA of 3.3 or better may be immediately considered for admission.
Liberal Arts and Science Major Requirements
50-credits in mathematics including MATH 150, 155, 250, 260, 311, 620, 623 or 634, 630, 661, STAT 213 and 614, plus 12 additional credits at the 200 level or above.
Required Liberal Arts & Sciences General Core
Additional courses required for BA and BA/MA students. Some of these courses may be used towards the GER:
- English 120 and 220
- Two courses selected from: HIST 151/HIST 152/GEOG 101
- STAT 113
- One science course with a lab component
- 6 credits in the arts
- 12 credits of study in a language other than English (or exemption on basis of equivalency)
Other State Certification Requirements
- Students must pass the Liberal Arts and Sciences Test (LAST) and the Assessment of Teaching Skills-Written (ATS-W) Secondary of the New York state teacher certification exam prior to student teaching.
- Fingerprints must be cleared prior to student teaching.