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2021 Graduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER-FALL) 
2021 Graduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER-FALL) [ARCHIVED CATALOG - Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Adolescence and Students with Disabilities Grades 7-12 Generalist (M.S.)

HEGIS Code - 0803

This is a program of study for candidates who have a bachelor’s degree in the subject area they plan to teach, and who wish to seek dual certification in Adolescence and Students with Disabilities Grade 7-12 Generalist. Teaching areas open to students at Utica College are English, mathematics, Biology, chemistry, physics and the social studies (degrees in economics, history, government and politics, or an equivalent degree to the sociology/anthropology degree awarded by Utica College.)

In addition to the requirements of the Adolescence Education and Students with Disabilities Grade 7-12 Generalist Program listed below, students must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Major or the equivalent in one or more of the liberal arts and sciences
  • 6 credit hours of study at the 200 level or above in each of the following is required: English, history, mathematics, sciences. Courses must have been completed within the last six years or may be taken in conjunction with the required courses shown below. Courses must show with a grade of B or above, may be taken at the graduate and/or undergraduate level, and must be approved by the department.
  • 6 credit hours or the equivalent of study in a language other than English
  • 3 credit hours in the fine arts

Academic Requirements (58 Credit Hours)

Content Area Electives (6 credit hours required)

Choose two courses in your certification content area.

NYSED Initial Certification

*Students who currently have NYSED initial certification are required to complete only one student teaching placement. Contact the Utica College Department of Education for further information.