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

Adolescent Social Studies, Grades 7-12 - BA


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The BA program in Adolescent Social Studies 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 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  .
  4. Have no more than 6 cr. of CR/NC grades.
  5. Formal declaration of a major in history or geography.
  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


A geography or history major for adolescent teachers. (see Option in Social Studies within the Geography Major for Adolescent Education Teachers  or History for Adolescent Education (Social Studies)  )

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 . .

 

School of Education Technology Competencies


The Technology Competencies are required for all School of Education students.  The competencies include fifteen skills in five aspects of educational technology: productivity, research, communication, media, and presentation.

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