Liberal Arts & Sciences Adolescent Education 7-12 with SUNY New Paltz
a. Students planning an academic major in science at New Paltz should start their
sequence in biology or earth science. Other students may take applicable four-credit
(laboratory science) courses in astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, physical sciences
or physics. See General Education, Appendix B.
b. All students are required to take two semesters of a foreign language. Foreign
language instructors should be consulted for assistance in selecting the appropriate
course. Students planning on an academic major in foreign language at New Paltz must
choose French or Spanish. If the two semester foreign language requirement has been
satisfied students should speak to the program coordinator and/or an academic advisor
to select an academic concentration course.
c. MAT 109 or higher required.
d. The baccalaureate degree in adolescent education requires a minimum of 30 credit
hours in an academic major. Students should plan their individual programs in order
to have a minimum of 12 or, if possible, 15 credits toward the major at New Paltz
when they complete the associate degree. It is essential that students consult their
advisor when selecting elective courses for the academic major.
e. Students planning an academic major in history at New Paltz should choose
GOV 121, HIS 104.
f. Other World Civilization courses: Select a course from SUNY General Education Requirements Appendix F.
g. Western Civilization courses: Select a course from SUNY General Education Requirements Appendix E.
h. Elective courses: any applicable courses.
i. Most students will need to select as their free elective a course which will count
toward their academic major at New Paltz.
Read a full discussion of the free elective requirement.
j. Students also may take CPS 141 and CPS 142 or CPS 231. Consult an advisor for more information.
k. Additional applicable courses are: MAT 221, MAT 222, GLG 121, PHY 121,
PHY 122, CHE 231, and CHE 232. Students may also enroll in one of the following: MAT 118 or CPS 141 and CPS 142.
l. SUNY New Paltz requires the grade of B or better in both ENG 101 and ENG 102.