Undergraduate degrees

The Curriculum and Instruction Department offers programs that lead to the Bachelor of Science degree and a NYS initial teaching certification in either

  • Childhood 1-6;
  • Adolescence 7-12 in the certification areas of biology, chemistry, earth sciences, English, French, German, mathematics, physics, social studies and Spanish; and
  • Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) K-12.

All programs offer candidates the opportunity to experience course work in pedagogy while encouraging candidates to examine a variety of course work in the academic areas. Candidates in the adolescence 7-12 programs and TESOL are encouraged to consider completing a second major in the area of their concentration.