The BA program in Adolescent English leads to initial certification as a teacher. This program includes 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.
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.