Adolescent Social Studies (MA) Course Sequence and Program Tracker – Full-Time – Fall Start
Academic Plan: SOCSTAE-MA
Students are required to complete 26-27 credits in Education Courses. In addition, 15 History credits are required across the first 3 semesters.
This is a recommended sequence of Education courses for full-time students starting in the fall. Students must consult with the faculty advisors in Education and Social Studies to determine their individualized course of study before registering for classes.
Semester 1 – Fall
- SEDF 703 – Social Foundations of Adolescent Education (3 credits)
- SEDF 704 – Adolescent Development, Grades 7-12 (2 credits, includes Fieldwork hours)
- SEDC 710 – Building the Foundations of Literacy in Adolescent Education (3 credits)
Semester 2 – Spring
- SEDF 705 – Educational Psychology: Applications to Adolescent Education (2 credits, includes Fieldwork hours)
- SEDC 715 – Advanced Curriculum Development in U.S. History and Civics for Urban Contexts, Grades 7–12 (3 credits)
- SPED 708 – Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings (3 credits)
- Educating All Students (EAS) Exam. Students must pass before applying for Student Teaching.
Semester 3 – Fall
- SEDF 706 – Assessment of Teaching and Learning in Adolescent Education (2 credits, must be taken with a field-based course)
- SEDC 725 – Advanced Curriculum Development in World History and Global Education for Urban Contexts, Grades 7-12 (KC) (2 credits, includes Fieldwork hours)
- SEDC 720 – Adolescent Health and Safety (1 credit)
- Content Specialty Test (CST) – Social Studies. Students must pass before applying for Student Teaching.
Student Teaching / Practicum
Students must apply for student teaching/practicum. Refer to the fieldwork page for full policies and procedures.
Students must apply for graduation the semester before their planned graduation. Refer to the graduation page for full policies and procedures.
Semester 4 – Spring
- SEDC 75500 – Student Teaching (5 credits) or SEDC 77510 and SEDC 77520 – Practicum (4 credits)
edTPA. Students must prepare a portfolio of materials during their student teaching clinical experience to demonstrate readiness to teach including lesson plans and unedited video recordings of themselves at work in the classroom.
Students must apply for certification in their final semester. Refer to certification page for requirements and step by step instructions.
- SEDC 7200 – Adolescent Health and Safety, is available every semester including summer and winter sessions.
- SEDC 7100 – Building the Foundations of Literacy in Adolescent Education, can be taken in semester 1 or semester 2. It is also offered in the summer.
- SPED 70800 – Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings, can be taken in semester 2 or 3. It is also offered in the summer with several fully online sessions.
- In addition to the Certification Exams, students must complete the DASA workshop prior to graduation. The DASA workshop can be completed at Hunter College or outside of Hunter College.