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Adolescence Education - English (7-12), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cortland, NY, United States
As you actively participate in the process of reading and writing and study how words work on the Adolescence Education -  English (7-12) program from Suny Cortland: how they can be shaped into literary art, organized into a lesson plan, or developed into distinct genres, from poetry to a resume, you’ll also learn how to share this love of language as a teacher of adolescents.
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Overview

You’ll take courses with our award-winning faculty in literature, professional writing and adolescence education, covering topics such as Shakespeare, world literature, rhetoric, new media and literacies.

Upon successful completion of this Adolescence Education -  English (7-12) program from Suny Cortland, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of English language arts subject matter content that includes literature and multimedia texts as well as knowledge of the nature of adolescents as readers.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of English language arts subject matter content that specifically includes language and writing as well as knowledge of adolescents as language users.
  • Plan instruction and design assessments for reading and the study of literature to promote learning for all students.
  • Plan instruction and design assessments for composing texts (i.e. oral, written, and visual) to promote learning for all students.
  • Plan, implement, assess, and reflect on research-based instruction that increases motivation and active student engagement, builds sustained learning of English language arts, and responds to diverse students' context-based needs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how theories and research about social justice, diversity, equity, student identities, and schools as institutions can enhance students' opportunities to learn in English Language Arts.
  • Candidates are prepared to interact knowledgably with students, families, and colleagues based on social needs and institutional roles, engage in leadership and/or collaborative roles in English Language Arts professional learning communities, and actively develop as professional educators.
  • Candidates will develop the ability to read young adult literature for its emotional content and produce reading strategies that assist their future students in discerning and responding to the affective dimension of a text.

Career Potential

  • High school teacher
  • Middle school teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, so decisions may occur prior to the deadlines. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits

    124-126

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Writing About Literature 
  • American Literature Before 1900
  • American Literature Since 1900 
  • Major Figures in British Literature to 1780
  • Major Figures in British Literature 1780-Present 
  • Literature for Adolescence 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

    Start practicing IELTS today!

General Requirements

All admissions applications are individually reviewed. Decisions are based on criteria such as academic performance in the classroom, class rank, extracurricular activities, personal statements and recommendations. Application materials include the following:

  • The Common Application or the SUNY Application
  • Official transcript or results from the General Equivalency Diploma (GED). If you have prior military service, Discharge papers.
  • SUNY Supplemental Form (if you submitted the SUNY Application)
  • Personal statement or essay (at least 250 words)
  • At lease one recommendation from a teacher or college counselor using the Teacher/Counselor Evaluation Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cortland

  • 874 - 1910 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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