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LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES: ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION (TEACHER EDUCATION TRANSFER)

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program

Department:Dept. of Education & Human Services

School(s): Community Engagement & Development

MCC Program Code: EA01
CIP Code: 24.0199
NYSED Code (BRI): 29445
NYSED Code (DCC): 29449
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100% of this program can be completed online.

This program's design is based on: New MCC General Education

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. Identify professional expectations and responsibilities for a basic understanding of teaching as a career in adolescent education (grades 7-12).
2. Articulate professional expectations and responsibilities for a basic understanding of teaching as a career in adolescent education (grades 7-12).
3. Analyze philosophical, sociological and historical trends that have influenced their application in teaching today.
4. Analyze the critical issues in General Education and Special Education for application in classroom environments.
5. Apply subject matter knowledge of the teaching profession in work with diverse student populations through an adolescent field work experience.

Employment Potential
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Requirements for Program Entrance
Pre-Algebra or TRS 094 at MCC (Level 3).

Distribution Requirements

Credit 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 Introduction to Psychological Science3
HED 116 Issues in Child Development and Health3
MTH 150 Survey of Mathematics OR higher**#3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - FOREIGN LANGUAGE (SUNY-FL) ELECTIVE***3
Total16
SECOND SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
EDU 200 Foundations of Education3
PSY 202 Developmental Psychology-Adolescence3
CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE*3
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - SOCIAL SCIENCE and DIVERSITY (MCC-SSD) ELECTIVE###3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - FOREIGN LANGUAGE (SUNY-FL) ELECTIVE***3
Total15
THIRD SEMESTER: 15-18 Credit Hours
EDU 208 Guided Fieldwork in Education3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION- HUMANITIES ELECTIVE (SUNY-H)##3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - SOCIAL SCIENCES(SUNY-SS) OR SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - AMERICAN HISTORY (SUNY-AH) ELECTIVE****3
CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE*1-3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCES (SUNY-NS) ELECTIVE3-4
EDU 125 Technology in Education 2
Total15-18
FOURTH SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - THE ARTS (SUNY-A) OR SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - HUMANITIES (SUNY-H) ELECTIVE3
CONCENTRATION ELECTIVES*3
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - SCIENTIFIC REASONING (MCC-SCI) ELECTIVE 3
EDU 230 Introduction to Special Education 3
CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE* 2- 3
Total14-15
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS60-64
*Course selection must be made in consultation with an academic advisor to fulfill concentration/major requirements for transfer institution.
**MTH 150 or any other SUNY-M course with a higher number.
***A sequence of two courses in the same foreign language is required for transfer.
****Most transfer institutions require a course in U.S. History; check with an advisor for selection of appropriate course.
#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 course work.
##Choose any English literature course from SUNY-H list.
###PSY 261 is strongly recommended for transfer; see an advisor for appropriateness for transfer school.

Revised 11/4/2020

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