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Childhood Education, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Developing teachers of young learners requires a program that combines a strong knowledge of the discipline and theory-based courses. Sustained field placements in diverse settings provide authentic learning opportunities throughout the program.

Concentrations for the Childhood Education certification from State University of New York at Oswego include arts, English, modern languages (French, German, or Spanish), mathematics, science-biology, science-chemistry, science-earth science, science-physics, social studies or gender and women’s studies.

Seek your teaching field placement in regional schools throughout Central New York — or urban centers that include Syracuse, Rochester and New York City. Take advantage of study abroad opportunities, with education coursework offered in the Czech Republic, Paris and Benin (West Africa) — or New Zealand and Australia. Our Field Placement Office can connect you with opportunities to learn in and lead classrooms in a diverse offering of locations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    103 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • Schooling, Pedagogy, and Social Justice
  • Field Placement: Observation and Participation 
  • Professionalism & Social Justice Seminar 
  • Teaching Mathematics: Authentic Literacy and Learning
  • Teaching Science and Technology: Authentic Literacy and Learning 
  • Teaching Social Studies: Authentic Literacy and Learning
  • Field Experience: Planning and Teaching Practicum 
  • Integrated Childhood Methods
  • Childhood Student Teaching 
  • Cross-Cultural Student Teaching
  • Language and Literacy Development for All Learners 
  • Childhood Literacy: Assessment and Intervention
  • Field Placement: Small-Group Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Requirements:
  • Complete your online application
  • Submit transcripts: Mail all official college/university and secondary school transcripts (transfer applicants) or just your secondary school transcript (freshmen) to SUNY Oswego
  • Send in your English proficiency test scores: uccessful applicants will have a minimum English proficiency of 71 in TOEFL, 6.0 in IELTS, or 55 in PTE. 
  • Provide financial documentation: Send a copy of an original bank statement including a bank official's signature and stamp evidencing sufficient funds for the first year via email to the International Student and Scholar Services Office

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6870 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Oswego

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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