THE ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION SEQUENCE (7-12):
INFORMATION FOR MAJORS WHO WISH TO TEACH HIGH SCHOOL
- You must enroll in EDS 201 in the first semester of your junior year to complete this sequence. To enter the Adolescence Education Sequence, beginning in Fall 2015, you must have a G.P.A. of 3.0
- Please consult Diane Brescia (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the School of Education Department for further details.
- Below you will find an outline of this sequence. Please note that it is not as flexible as the English Major. For this reason, you should be sure to complete it according to the guidelines below in order to graduate on time.
- If you complete this sequence as an undergraduate, you have the option of pursuing an M.A. in English; if you do not complete this sequence as an undergraduate, you will not have this option—rather, you will have to pursue an. M.S. in Education.
|Fall of Junior Year||EDS 201 and EDS 202||Students are advised to take both classes, during which the application package is completed|
|Spring of Junior Year||
EDS 316 EDS 201 or 202
|Students may take one of the foundation classes (EDS 201/202) this semester if they were granted permission not to take it the previous term.|
|Fall of Senior Year||EDS 302||This now follows EDS 316|
|Spring of Senior Year||EDS 400 and EDS 401||They will take both: student teaching and seminar|
EDS 201 Social Foundations of Secondary Education 4 credits
EDS 202 Psychological Foundations of Secondary Education 4 credits
EDS 316 The Secondary School Curriculum in English 4 credits
EDS 302 The Secondary School Pedagogy in English 4 credits
EDS 400 Student Teaching in Secondary Education 6 credits
EDS 401 Reflection and Analysis in Student Teaching in Secondary Education 2 credits
Note: ALL ENGLISH MAJORS ENROLLED IN THIS DEGREE PLAN ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE THE FOLLOWING TWO COURSES:
- Either ENL 323 Coming of Age Narratives OR ENL 305 Critical Approaches to Children's and Young Adult Literature
- Either LING 201 Introduction to Language OR LING 301 Introduction to Linguistics
Note: EDP 220 IS REQUIRED FOR TEACHER CERTIFICATION IN NEW YORK STATE BUT IS NOT REQUIRED FOR THE DEGREE. THIS COURSE MAY NOT BE COVERED BY FINANCIAL AID.