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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Adolescent Biology, Grades 7-12 - BA


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The BA and BA/MِِِِِA programs in Adolescent Biology 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 Common Core Requirement and the requirements of their major.

 The Education course of study is a 27-credit sequence that students usually complete over four semesters in addition to the major in the subject they plan to teach.

Admission Information


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.

Admission Requirements


1. Minimum of at least 65 credits but no more than 90 credits.

2. A Hunter College Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or better.

3. Receive a grade of B or better in ENGL 12000 .

4. Have no more than 6 cr. of CR/NC grades.

5. Formal declaration of a major in biology.

6. 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


37 credits in Biology plus 33.5-36.5 credits in required additional science and math courses (total 70.5 to 73.5 credits). (see Biological Sciences Major I  for details of course requirements)

New York State Liberal Arts & Science Distribution Requirement


These are courses required for School of Education students. Most of these courses may also be used towards the Hunter Core Requirement .

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