AA Degree – Code #1804
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This transfer program prepares students to transfer into baccalaureate programs in adolescent education at public and private colleges and universities. Graduates will have satisfied all of SUNY's general education knowledge requirements and will have completed two courses in a foreign language, one course in adolescent development, one in foundations of education, and at least four courses in one of six concentrations – history/social studies, biology, chemistry, English, math, or physics.
PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
DIRECT ENTRY INTO BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAM
Alfred State liberal arts & sciences: adolescent education (teacher education transfer) graduates may enter directly into the technology management BBA degree program.
Transfer requirements for students in adolescent education vary across public and private colleges and universities. Therefore, students should work closely with their faculty adviser to ensure that they meet the particular entrance requirements of their transfer college of choice. The minimum cumulative grade point average for admission as a transfer student in adolescent education to SUNY colleges and universities varies from 2.5 to 3.0, with some transfer colleges also setting minimum grade point averages in concentration courses and in courses in adolescent development and foundations of education.
The New York State Department of Labor rates the employment prospects for secondary school teachers as favorable through 2016 while the U.S. Department of Labor expects employment for secondary school teachers to grow by nine percent through 2018.