Jun 20, 2018  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Adolescence Education 7-12–B.S.

Adolescence Education 7-12 Major (43-52 cr)

B. Elective Requirements (None)

C. Cognate Requirements (6-15 cr)

D. Non-Credit Requirements (0 cr)

  • Safe Schools Health Students (SSHS 1020)
    Workshops include tobacco, drug/alcohol abuse and prevention; school safety and fire/arson prevention; child abduction prevention; mandated reporting of child abuse; and school violence prevention/intervention. For information go to www.oswego.edu/safeschools.
  • Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)
    Adolescent Language 7-12 candidates must successfully complete the OPI

E. Concentration Requirements

  • A candidate must select an academic concentration, which will be the area of initial certification, from one of the following disciplines or areas: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, English, French, German, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies, or Spanish. Specific information regarding a particular academic concentration is found under Majors/Minors , under Certifications.

F. Candidate Qualifications

1. Candidates who seek to transfer within the college to a Adolescence Education major must meet with the advisement coordinator. Such a candidate must have a minimum cumulative Oswego GPA of 2.50 to declare the major.

2. Candidates must maintain a minimum cumulative 2.50 GPA throughout the Adolescence Education sequence including each field experience and student teaching. Candidates whose cumulative GPA falls below 2.50 will be deregistered from the education courses.

3. Each candidate is provided two placements for student teaching through the Field Placement Office. Due to the large number of placements that must be coordinated, candidates cannot request placements. Assigned placements must be accepted by candidates or candidates will risk waiting for a reassignment in a future semester.

4. A grade of C- or better is required for all courses within the major core, cognate, and concentration area courses of the degree.