Adolescent Education Major in Teaching English

Campus: NYC, Westchester


Major Completion Summary

Requirement Credits
University Core Requirements 60
Major Requirements 80-83
Total Credits 120

University Core Requirements (60 credits)

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Foundation Requirements
ENG 110Composition3
ENG 120Critical Writing4
ENG 201Writing in the Disciplines3,4
COM 200Public Speaking3
Second Language Proficiency 16
BIO 123Biology and Contemporary Society (or Laboratory Science)4
UNV 101First-Year Seminar: Introduction to University Community1
CIS 101Introduction to Computing3
MAT: as determined by proficiency test
Areas of Knowledge (AOK)
Select one additional course from any of the AOK areas listed.
AOK 1: Civic Engagement
TCH 201Education I: Understanding Schools (Credits listed under Ed Major)3
AOK #2:
LIT 212Topics in Literature (Or LIT 211 (British or American LIT))3
AOK #3: World Traditions/Cultures
Any LIT 211 or LIT 212 from various cultures3
AOK #4: Humanistic/Creative Expression
LIT 212Topics in Literature (Or LIT 211 (British or American LIT - whichever is not done in AOK#2))3
AOK#5: Analysis of Human, Social, Natural Phenomena
Any LIT OR ENG course3
One Additional AOK:
Any LIT Elective that meets AOK. Suggest 300 Level3

Major Requirements (80 - 83 Credits)

Content Area Concentration
ENG 304Growth of the English Language3
Select one of the following:3
Writing for the Professions
Creative Writing: Fiction
Creative Writing: Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Advanced Writing
Writing of Fiction
LIT 132Introduction to Literary Studies3
LIT 301Young Adult Literature3
LIT 212EAmerican Literature II3
LIT 211EAmerican Literature I3
Select one of the following:3
Shakespeare on Film
Shakespeare
Shakespeare: Before 1600
LIT 499Senior Year Experience:Culture, Creativity, Communication3
Two Additional literature courses that address diversity and/or cultural pluralism6
ENG 308Creative Writing: Poetry3
Adolescent Education Major Requirements
TCH 201Education I: Understanding Schools3
TCH 211AChild Abuse and Violence Prevention0
TCH 211DDASA- Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools, Prevention & Intervention0
TCH 215Understanding Teaching & Learning: General Curriculum Models & Methods for all Learners4
TCH 301Education II: Understanding Learning and Teaching3
TCH 323Methods and Models of Teaching Adolescents4
TCH 412Literacy Instruction in the Secondary School3
TCH 426Teaching English to Adolescents4
TCH 452Language Acquisition and English Learning3
TCH 475Special Education in Secondary Settings3
TCH 495Student Teaching and Seminar in the Adolescent Classroom8
Additional Requirements
TCH 203Understanding Development: Childhood and Adolescence in Context3
TCH 309Understanding Assessment and Evaluation3
TCH 316Fieldwork I: Field Experiences in Adolescent Settings0-1
TCH 317Fieldwork II: Field Experiences in Adolescent Settings0-1
TCH 418Fieldwork III: Field Experiences in Adolecent Settings0-1
TCH 419Student Teaching Seminar in Adolescent Settings2
Content Area Methods
Select one of the following:4
Teaching English to Adolescents
Adolescent to Teaching World Languages to Adolescent
Teaching Mathematics to Adolescents
Teaching Science to Adolescents
Teaching Social Studies to Adolescents
Total Credits80-83