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Liberal Arts And Sciences: Adolescence Education (Teacher Education Transfer) (A.A. Degree) | Academic Programs | Monroe Community College
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES: ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION (TEACHER EDUCATION TRANSFER)
A.A. Degree - Transfer Program
Department: Dept. of Education

CIP Code: 13.1205

MCC Program Code: EA01

NYSED Code (BRI): 29445

NYSED Code (DCC): 29449

75% or more of this program can be completed online.

Admissions
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Description

This program is designed to support and encourage progress toward a baccalaureate degree and NYS teacher certification for students interested in pursuing teaching as a career. The Liberal Arts and Sciences: Adolescence Education (Teacher Education Transfer) degree is specifically for students interested in teaching grade levels 7 through 12.
Preparing to become a teacher is an exciting and challenging endeavor. This course of study provides students with the opportunity to experience the basic fundamentals of teaching in the classroom, while studying various integral aspects of the profession. The course of study also provides students with a balance of coursework between completing Education classes, General Education requirements, and pursuing courses within the students' selected academic major.
MCC students also have the opportunity to apply for membership into Pi Lambda Theta, the International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education. MCC is the first community college in the nation invited to join this honor society.
(Housed in the Education Department)

Program Learning Outcomes

1) understand and be conversant about the main philosophical and sociological ideas and trends that have influenced education as well as be able to analyze their application and importance for teaching today.
2) identify professional expectations and responsibilities and articulate a basic understanding of teaching as a career.
3) analyze the critical issues in and implications of the education and treatment of children with learning and behavior disorders.
4) comprehend the complexities of a classroom setting and the teaching profession and appreciate the ethnic religious economic and learning diversity among students in public schools.

Employment Potential

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Requirements for Program Entrance

Pre-Algebra or TRS 094 at MCC (Level 3).


Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
EDU 100 Introduction to the Teaching Profession1
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology3
MAJOR/CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE++++3
MTH 150 Survey of Mathematics OR HIGHER3
FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE3
Total16
SECOND SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
EDU 200 Foundations of Education3
PSY 202 Developmental Psychology-Adolescence3
MAJOR/CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE++++3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION-WESTERN CIVILIZATION**
3
FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE3
Total15
THIRD SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
EDU 208 Guided Fieldwork in Education3
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - THE ARTS*
3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION-AMERICAN HISTORY**
3
MAJOR/CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE++++3
NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE****3
Total15
FOURTH SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES ELECTIVE+3
MAJOR/CONCENTRATION ELECTIVES++++3 or higher
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION-OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATION**
3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION++2
LITERATURE ELECTIVE 3
NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE WITH LAB****3 or higher
Total17
TOTAL CREDITS63+++
NOTE: For transfer to a SUNY College, check courses approved as meeting SUNY General Education Requirements.

Courses advised for transfer (see appropriate 2+2 audit sheet):
* For transfer to a SUNY college: SUNY General Education-Arts
For transfer to a private college: Humanities course
** For transfer to a SUNY college: SUNY General Education-American History, Western Civilization, Other World Civilizations.
For transfer to a private college: Specific General Education Requirements
*** MTH 150 is not an appropriate mathematics course for students pursuing teacher certification in the mathematics/science/technology field. Students should consult with an advisor for selection of proper mathematics placement and subsequent coursework.
**** Minimum of one lab science
+ PSY 261 Psychology of Learning and Behavior Disorders is strongly recommended for transfer
++ HED 130 Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness is strongly recommended for transfer
+++ Through careful advisement, students may be able to complete as much as 18 credit hours in some concentrations/majors prior to transfer.
++++ Courses selected within one academic area (concentration/major) chosen with an advisor, based upon transfer school requirements. Some of the required credits may fulfill other degree requirements.
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