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Adolescent Combined Degree Programs

In the Combined Degree Program, the Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in Education are earned concurrently. 

LITERACY SPECIALIST*

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
SpringCredits
Undergrad Financial package remains unchanged
TCH 495 Student Teaching in Adolescent Classroom 7
TCH 419 Student Teaching Seminar in Adolescent Settings 2
ED 650 Research/Theory in Developing Literacy 3
Undergraduate course, if needed 3
 Credits15
Summer
ED 652 Assessment in Literacy: Grades B - 12 3
 Credits3
Year 2
Fall
Graduate eligibility applies for any financial aid
2 days/week in Literacy CPD
ED 755B Literacy Instruction & Technological Applications for a Diverse Population of Middle Grade Students 3
ED 758 Instructional Approaches for Tchng Writing, Digital Cmpsng, & Media Prdctn for a Diverse Pop of Stds 3
ED 677 Literacy for Children with Special Needs 3
ED 757 Adolescent Content Literacies in Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Settings (Grades 9-12) (ED 757 for 24-25 cohort OR Graduate Elective for 23-24 cohort) 3
 Credits12
Spring
Graduate eligibility applies for any financial aid
ED 655A Early Literacy Development in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Settings 3
ED 690 Teacher as Researcher 3
ED 692L Student Teaching in the Adolescent Literacy Classroom or ED 691L Student Teaching in the Childhood Literacy Classroom (ED 692L will no longer be available after spring 2024) 3
ED 754 Literature and Digital Storytelling 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits42

* Literacy Specialist Certification will transition to ALL GRADES beginning Spring 2024. Students completing programs through then will be provided with transitional plans. Please see your academic advisor for more information.

The guaranteed and per credit tuition rates are determined by the student's date of admission to Pace, or date of readmission if the student took a semester or year off. Graduate tuition is per credit and may increase each year.

Course sequence is subject to change. Some courses may be available over the summer, so please speak to your advisor if you are interested in exploring this option. SOE will register students for grad level classes.

SPECIAL EDUCATION

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
SpringCredits
Undergrad Financial package remains unchanged
TCH 495 Student Teaching in Adolescent Classroom 7
TCH 419 Student Teaching Seminar in Adolescent Settings 2
ED 650 Research/Theory in Developing Literacy 3
Undergraduate course, if needed 3
 Credits15
Summer II
ED 675 Students with Severe Disabilities 3
 Credits3
Year 2
Fall
Graduate eligibility applies for any financial aid
2 days/week in Special Ed CPD
EDG 616 Cross-Disciplinary Instruction and Assessment in Inclusive Adolescent Classroom 3
ED 671 Assessment, Diagnosis, Evaluation and Instructional Planning 3
ED 677 Literacy for Children with Special Needs 3
EDG 618 Individual Program Planning 3
 Credits12
Spring
Graduate eligibility applies for any financial aid
ED 629S Assessment and Evaluation of Regular and Special Needs Students 3
EDG 607 Supporting Positive Behavior and Autonomy 3
ED 690 Teacher as Researcher 3
Graduate Elective 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits42

The guaranteed and per credit tuition rates are determined by the student's date of admission to Pace, or date of readmission if the student took a semester or year off. Graduate tuition is per credit may increase.

Course sequence is subject to change. SOE will register students for grad level classes.

TESOL 

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
SpringCredits
Undergraduate financial aid package remains unchanged
Students are required to have 12 credits of LOTE for this program
TCH 495 Student Teaching in Adolescent Classroom 7
TCH 419 Student Teaching Seminar in Adolescent Settings 2
ED 557 Linguistics and Grammar for Language Teachers 3
Undergraduate course, if needed 3
 Credits15
Summer II
Elective (Recommend Ecuador with a Cause) 3
 Credits3
Year 2
Fall
Graduate eligibility applies for any financial aid
Two days/week in Childhood TESOL CPD
ED 556A CMA:Teaching Eng Language & Literacy to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students 3
ED 671 Assessment, Diagnosis, Evaluation and Instructional Planning 3
ED 551 Foundations of Bilingual Education 3
Graduate Elective 3
 Credits12
Spring
ED 559 Student Teaching or Practica for TESOL Candidates 3
ED 556B CMA: Teaching Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students across the Content Areas 3
ED 690 Teacher as Researcher 3
ED 650 Research/Theory in Developing Literacy 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits42

The guaranteed and per credit tuition rates are determined by the student's date of admission to Pace, or date of readmission if the student took a semester or year off. Graduate tuition is per credit may increase.

Course sequence is subject to change. SOE will register students for grad level classes.