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

Adolescent Teaching Languages Other Than English, Grades 7-12 - BA

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The BA programs in Adolescent Teaching Languages other than English lead to initial certification as a teacher of foreign language. 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 one of these languages: Chinese, French, Italian, or Spanish.
  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

Major in Chinese Language and Literature - BA  , French - BA  , Italian - BA  or Spanish - BA .

New York State Liberal Arts & Science Distribution Requirement

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

  • ENGL 12000  and ENGL 22000 
  • Two courses selected from: HIST 15100 /HIST 15200 /GEOG 10100 
  • STAT 11300 
  • 9 credits in math, science or technology with at least one science course with a lab component
  • 6 credits in the arts
  • One course that focuses on communication (see program adviser for acceptable courses)

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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