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Adolescence Education Curriculum

Adolescence Education (Grades Seven Through Twelve)

Adolescence Education Course Listing

PSY 1010 Introductory Psychology (3 credits)
EDU 1010 Foundations of Education (3 credits)
EDU 1920 Introductory Fieldwork and Seminar in Education (3 credits)
PSY 2060 Child and Adolescent Psychology (3 credits)
EDU 2020 Teaching Students with Disabilities in the Inclusive Classroom (3 credits)
EDU 3337 Curriculum Design and Instruction: Adolescence Education (W course) (3 credits)
EDU 3347 Content Area Literacy in the Middle Schools (3 credits)
EDU 3357 Methodologies of Teaching: Adolescence Education (3 credits)
EDU 3367 Content Area Literacy in the Secondary Schools (3 credits)
EDU 3937 Student Teaching I and Seminar: Adolescence Education (6 credits)
EDU 4397 Student Teaching II and Seminar: Adolescence Education (12 credits)

Academic Major

Students who satisfy the Teacher Education (pedagogical core) requirements listed above for Adolescence Education must also complete their general distribution requirements and one of the following approved academic majors:

Certificate Title

Required Major
(For required coursework in approved majors, see the specific major listed in the Bulletin)

Biology 7-12
Chemistry 7-12
English Language Arts 7-12
Mathematics 7-12
Social Studies 7-12
Spanish 7-12

English Literature
Social Studies

Additional Certification Requirements

Students must fulfill the following additional requirements in order to obtain New York State initial teacher certification in Adolescence Education Grades 7-12:

For further information regarding these requirements, please refer to the latest versions of the Checklist for Teacher Education Candidates (available in the Teacher Education Department, McGraw Hall, room 20) and the Elmira College Bulletin.

Optional Middle School Extension

Adolescence Education candidates may pursue a Middle School Extension to teach a subject area in grades 5 and 6.  For more information about the extension, consult the most recent Elmira College Bulletin.