B.A. degree program for childhood education teacher (grades 1-6)
HEGIS code 0802.00
NYS SED program code 26829

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Childhood education teacher is a writing-intensive major program.
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Program requirements
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Completion of the B.A. degree with a major in childhood education qualifies students to receive New York State initial teacher certification (grades 1-6) and prepares students for employment in the schools of New York City. Students majoring in the childhood education teacher program are expected to have satisfied the foreign language requirement in high school and must be exempt from assignment to a speech course.

In addition to fulfilling the Core Studies requirements, students must complete a liberal arts and sciences concentration (30 credits) or second major. Specific requirements apply for each concentration. Students should consult separate listings for the following departments and programs and should also consult with an adviser in the Office of Student Advisement in the Department of Childhood, Bilingual, and Special Education: American studies; anthropology and archaeology; art; children's studies; classics; English; general science; health and nutrition sciences; history; Judaic studies; mathematics; modern languages and literatures (including Chinese, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish); music; philosophy; political science; psychology; Puerto Rican and Latino studies; sociology; theater; urban sustainability; women's and gender studies. (Additional concentrations may be offered.)

Students must also complete the following courses and their corequisites and prerequisites: One of the following social science courses: Africana Studies 3324, Anthropology 3135, Political Science 3141, Psychology 2040, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies 3325, Sociology 2200; One of the following arts and humanities courses: Art 62.10, Classics 1213, English 3180, Judaic Studies 3010, Philosophy 3323, Speech 1718, Television and Radio 10, Theater 1003; Mathematics 1401, or a mathematics course numbered 1701 or higher and a passing score on a Mathematics Department proficiency examination; General Science 2040 or 2010 or 2020 or 2030 or 2050; Mathematics 1406; and General Science 3050 (17 credits).

In addition, students must complete the following pedagogical courses: CBSE 2001, 2002, 3201, 3202, 3203, 3204, 3205, 3206, 3207, 3456, and 4221 (33 credits).
Each education course must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

Note: Students must present a G.P.A. of at least 2.50 in liberal arts and science courses. Students must present a GPA of at least 2.75 overall and a GPA of at least 3.00 in education courses prior to student teaching CBSE 4221.