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Teacher Education

Concentrations Fall 2012

If you have been working off of an old concentration sheet, we can help you match your old coursework to the new listings.

 

ENGLISH
 

COURSES

PRE-REQS

SEMESTER

CREDITS

FYS 101: Exploration in Academic Writing

 

 

3.0

ENG 101: Writing About Literature

 

 

3.0

Two, 200-level literature courses

 

 

6.0

ENG 299: Introduction to English Studies

One or two, 200-level literature courses

 

3.0

Early American Literature (pre 1900)

 

 

3.0

Early British Literature (pre 1800)

 

 

3.0

Shakespeare course: ENG 322 OR ENG 323

 

 

3.0

English Electives (2 courses):

EDU 415: Grammar for Teachers, EDU 410: Teaching Writing in the Schools, ENG 205, 285, 294, 312, 342, 385, 388, 389, 391, 392, 401, 411, 426, 490, 496

 

EDU 415, Spring

EDU 410, Fall

 

6.0

 

MATHEMATICS
 

COURSES

PRE-REQS

SEMESTER

CREDITS

MAT 111: Calculus I

 

 

4.0

MAT 112: Calculus II

MAT 111 OR

MAT 115 OR

MAT 109 & MAT 110

 

4.0

MAT 211: Calculus III ORCSC 108, 109, 110 or 111

MAT 112

 

3.0 - 4.0

MAT 219: Linear Algebra

MAT 112

 

4.0

MAT 222: Differential Equations ORMAT Elective OR CSC Elective

MAT 112

Spring

3.0-4.0

MAT 230: Logic, Set Theory and Proofs

MAT 112

 

4.0

MAT 311: Abstract Algebra

MAT 230 AND

MAT 219

Fall

4.0

MAT 331: Introduction to Modern Geometry

MAT 230

Fall

3.0

MAT 351: Statistics

MAT 112

Spring

4.0

 

MODERN LANGUAGES (French, German, Spanish)
 

COURSES

PRE-REQS

SEMESTER

CREDITS

¹²FRC 215/GER 215/SPA 215: Intermediate I

 

 

 

FRC 217/GER 217/SPA 217: Composition

C in FRA/GER/SPA 215 OR Score of 63 or above on CLEP exam OR 3 yrs. of target language in HS

 

3.0

²FRC 323/GER 323/SPA 323: Topics in Conversation I

C in FRA/GER/SPA 217

Fall

3.0

²FRC 324/GER 324/SPA 324: Topics in Conversation II

C in FRC/GER/SPA 323

Spring

3.0

FRC 332/GER 332/SPA 332: Substance and Style: Effective Writing II

 

Spring

3.0

FRC, GER, SPA Electives in Target Language (6 courses) / Study Abroad

 

 

18.0

¹ Students who have earned a score of 63 or above on College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exam of the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) for Level 2 language OR have taken three years of the target language during high school should begin the Modern Language course sequence at FRC/GER/SPA 217.  

²Candidates enrolled FRC/GER/SPA 215, 323 and 324 must register for FRC/GER/SPA 299: Language Lab (0 credits) which meets one hour each week.

NOTE: Students who do not earn a B or better in FRC/GER/SPA 215 and 217 should probably choose another concentration

 

MUSIC
 

COURSES

PRE-REQS

SEMESTER

CREDITS

FAM 115: Fundamentals of Music*

 

 

3.0

FAM 119: Masterpieces of Music

 

 

3.0

FAM 210: Keyboard Musicianship

 

Fall

3.0

FAM 230 + FAM 230L: Music Theory I w/ Lab

 

Fall, sophomore

4.0

FAM 240 + FAM 240L: Music Theory II w/ Lab

 

Spring

4.0

FAM 330 + FAM 330L: Music Theory III w/ Lab

 

Fall

4.0

Music Literature (1 course): FAM 216, 217, 218, 219 OR 220

 

 

3.0

Music Literature (1 course): FAM 123, 124 OR224

 

 

3.0

Music Elective (1 course) – FAM 250 recommended

 

 

3.0

*See department chair for waiver and take FAM 340 OR additional FAM Elective

 

SCIENCE 
 

COURSES

PRE-REQS

SEMESTER

CREDITS

GEO 325: Physical Geography (Field 6)

 

 

3.0

BIO 111 + BIO 111L: Introductory Biology I w/ Lab

 

 

4.0

BIO 112 + BIO 112L: Introductory Biology II w/ Lab

BIO 111/BIO 111L

 

4.0

¹CHM 109: General Chemistry with Review

 

Fall

3.0

 CHM 110 + CHM 111L: General Chemistry with Review I w/ Lab

C- in CHM 109

Spring

4.0

²CHM 111 + CHM 111L: General Chemistry I w/ Lab

Minimum MSAT 580

OR

C- in CHM 110

Fall

Spring (one section)

4.0

CHM 112 + CHM 112L: General Chemistry II w/ Lab

C- in CHM 111

Spring, Summer,

Fall (one section)

4.0

Physics course

 

 

3.0

BIO 211 + BIO 211L: Cellular Biology & Biochemistry I w/ Lab

BIO 111/BIO 111L &

BIO 112/BIO 112L

 

4.0

³Science Electives (2 courses)

 

 

6.0-8.0

¹Students who have earned less than 580 on the MSAT should adhere to the following chemistry sequence:

CHM 109 à CHM 110 + CHM 111L → CHM 112/CHM 112L    

²Students who have earned a minimum MSAT score of 580 or obtained instructor approval should adhere to the following chemistry sequence: CHM 111 + CHM 111L → CHM 112 + CHM 112L

³CHM 109/CHM 110 + CHM 111L is equivalent to CHM 111 and one Free Elective

 

SOCIAL STUDIES
 

COURSES

PRE-REQS

SEMESTER

CREDITS

HIS 107: History of Modern Europe to 1815 OR HIS 212: Men and Ideas in History

 

 

3.0

HIS 108: History of Modern Europe since 1815 OR HIS 213: Twentieth Century Europe OR HIS 211: Women in the Western World

 

 

3.0

HIS 109: History of Asia to 1800 OR HIS 110: History of Asia since 1800

 

HIS 109 - Fall

HIS 110 - Spring

3.0

HIS 123: History of the U.S.: The Colonial Period to Reconstruction

 

 

3.0

HIS 124: History of the U.S.: 1877 to Present

 

 

3.0

PSC 103: Constitutional Foundations of American Government OR

PSC 104: American Political Process

 

 

3.0

ECO 101: Principles of Macroeconomics OR ECO 102: Principles of Microeconomics

 

 

3.0

GEO 325: Physical Geography

 

 

3.0

History Elective (1 course):

History of Europe OR History of Asia, Africa & Latin America

 

 

3.0

History of the U.S. Elective (1 course):

HIS 382: New York State History (strongly recommended)

 

 

3.0

 

SOCIAL JUSTICE

 

COURSES

PRE-REQS

SEMESTER

CREDITS

SOC 273: Social Movements and Social Change

 

 

3.0

SOC 342: Research Methods
 
ANT 351: Qualitative Research Methods

 C- in MAT 131

 SOC 342 - Fall
ANT 351 - Spring
3.0
 
3.0
COM 201: Oral Communication
COM 204: Intrapersonal Communication
COM 302: Small Group Communication
ECO 311: Regional Economics and GIS
PSY 329: Leadership and Motivation
 
 For ECO 311, need
ECO 101-102
COM 302 - Fall

6.0

CONCENTRATION TRACKS:
Concentrate in one of two tracks
 
LOCAL (Urban)
ECO 333: Economics of Public Issues
HIS 373: Urban Portraits
HIS 381: History of Buffalo
PSC 273: State and Local Politics
SOC 111: Contemporary Social Problems
SOC 340: Sociology of the City
URS 201: Planning and Urban Revitalization
URS/HIS 382: New York State History

OR

GLOBAL
Recommended that candidates choosing this track take a modern foreign language
ANT 122: Sociocultural Anthropology
HIS 211: Women in the Western World
HIS 231: The Holocaust in History and Literature
HIS 356: Twentieth Century China
HIS 358: History of Japan 1898-present
HIS 367: Slavery in America
HIS 368: Native American History
HIS 394: Contemporary Middle East
PSC 241: Human Rights and Globalization
PSC 343: Aid and Development
PSC 344: International Law and Human Rights
PSC 359: International Political Economy
 
 
 
 
For ECO 333,
need
ECO 101-102
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PSC 273, SOC 111 - Spring
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PSC 359, Spring
 

12.0

Concentration Elective
(1 course)

 

 

3.0

* Available to Early Childhood, Childhood, Special Education, Early Childhood/Childhood, Earch Childhood/Special Education, Childhood/Special Education majors. 

NOTE: This concentration is not for teacher candidates seeking NYS Middle School Extension.