Jul 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin

English, Adolescence Education: English, B.A.


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Requirements of the Bachelor of Arts degree and the Teacher Education program must be completed for the New York State initial certification. Students are urged to study a foreign language through the intermediate collegiate level (course 202 at the College) and to take ENGL 361 .  

Program Learning Outcomes, Adolescence Education (NCTE)


1) Candidates demonstrate knowledge of ELA subject matter content that specifically includes literature and multimedia texts as well as knowledge of the nature of adolescents as readers.
2) Candidates demonstrate knowledge of ELA subject matter content that specifically includes language and writing as well as knowledge of adolescents as language users.
3) Candidates plan instruction and design assessments for reading and the study of literature to promote learning for all students.
4) Candidates plan instruction and design assessments for composing texts to promote learning for all students.
5) Candidates plan, implement, assess and reflect on research-based instruction that increases motivation and active student engagement, builds sustained learning of ELA and responds to diverse students’ context-based needs.
6) Candidates demonstrate knowledge of how theories and research about social justice, diversity, equity, student identities and schools as institutions can enhance students’ opportunities to learn in ELA.
7) Candidates are prepared to interact knowledgeably with students, families and colleagues based on social needs and institutional roles, engage in leadership and/or collaborative roles in ELA professional learning communities and actively develop as professional educators.

Outline/Advising Guide


First Year


Fall (14 Credit Hours)


Spring (16 Credit Hours)


Second Year


Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Spring (14 Credit Hours)


Third Year


Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Fourth Year


Spring (16 Credit Hours)


ENGL 400-level Credit(s): 4
ENGL Elective Credit(s): 4
Elective Credit(s): 4
Elective Credit(s): 4

Total Credit Hours: 120


Note: Where no prerequisites apply, some variation in the order or semester in which courses are taken is possible. Students should consult their academic advisors for additional information.

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