This 37-semester hour program blends on-campus preparation with field experiences in a variety of school settings and leads to New York state initial teacher certification in secondary English language arts, grades 7-12. Literacy, multicultural education, and information technology are integrated throughout the curriculum, and the program culminates in full-time student teaching. This program requires the successful completion of an undergraduate degree in English (or its equivalent), with a minimum of 36 credits completed in the content area.
This program leads to professional certification for teachers who possess certification in English 7-12 or initial certification in English language arts. It provides advanced study in the curriculum, pedagogy, and content of English language arts. Individuals may also select concentrated studies in middle level 5-6, gifted education, or bilingual education certification extensions.
Courses in this program lead toward New York state initial teacher certification, English, grades 7-12. Secondary education programs are designed to blend on-campus preparation with field experiences in a variety of school settings, culminating in full-time student teaching. Literacy, multicultural education, and information technology are integrated throughout all aspects of the program.
An Advanced Certificate is also available in secondary education for students seeking grades 7 to 12 certificates who possess an advanced degree in a related content area.