D. Additional Requirements (for the B.A. only): 7-12 credit hours
Foreign language courses: 0-12 credit hours. Foreign language through the 202 level is required for certification in earning the B.A.
E. Additional General Education Courses: 30-37 credit hours
F. Admission to the Major
Completion of 30 credit hours with at least a 2.5 grade point average overall, and at least a 2.5 grade point average in each of the areas A and B above.
G. Eligibility for Student Teaching
To be eligible for AED 493: Student Teaching – Adolescence Mathematics I and AED 494: Student Teaching – Adolescence Mathematics II, students must maintain a grade point average of at least 2.5, both overall and in each of the areas A and B above.
H. Program Portfolio
Students in adolescence education mathematics must complete and submit a professional portfolio prior to graduation. Contact the department office or a faculty advisor to obtain guidelines for completing the portfolio.
I. Other Requirements
In addition to the College's residency requirement (see Degree Requirements), at least half of the credit hours in area A and at least half of the credit hours in area B must be successfully completed at Cortland. Furthermore, courses in area B completed at Cortland should include: AED 392, AED 492, AED 493, and AED 494.
Specific information regarding requirements such as state examinations and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment for New York state teaching certification can be found under Degree Requirements.
Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124
Example of the B.S. in Adolescence Education: Mathematics (7-12) over four years
The sample program is given as a model only and does not represent expectations for all programs offered. Students should consult an advisor in the Mathematics Department to obtain up-to-date program requirements.