Oct 25, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Early Childhood/Childhood Education Dual Certificate (Birth - Grade 6), Biology Concentration, B.S. - 4-Year Degree Map


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First Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
BIOL 180 - Biology I: Cells to Organisms   4   CHEM 111 - General Chemistry I   4
MATH 108 - Concepts of Mathematics I   3   MATH 109 - Concepts of Mathematics II   3
COMP 100  OR EDUC 106    3   COMP 100  OR EDUC 106    3
Gen Ed Arts Elective 3   BIOL 181 - Biology II: Ecology and Evolution   4
Foreign Language 101 3   Foreign Language 102 3
TOTAL 16   TOTAL 17

 Second Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
EDUC 201 - Diversity and Teaching    3   EPSY 275 - Psychological Foundations of Education: Learning and Motivation    3
EPSY 240 - Child Growth and Development   3   EPSY 280 - Assessment   3
BIOL 205 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I   4   BIOL Upper Division Elective 4
Gen Ed Humanities Elective 3   BIOL Upper Division Elective 3
BIOL Elective 4   Gen Ed Elective American History, World Civ, Soc Sciences, or Western Civ 3
TOTAL 17   TOTAL 16

 Third Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
AHIS 266 - History of New York State    3   EDUC 385 - Issues and Advocacy in Early Childhood Education   3
EDUC 213 - Education Law Requirements   1   EDUC 235 - Reading and Literacy I   3
EPSY 229 - Survey of Exceptional Children   3   EDUC 253 - Integrating Technology into the Curriculum: Elementary School   3
BIOL Upper Division Elective 4   EDUC 305 - Early Childhood Education Curriculum and Assessment   3
BIOL Upper Division Elective 3   EDUC 306 - Early Childhood Education Integrated Content   3
         
TOTAL 14   TOTAL 15

 Fourth Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
EDUC 220 - Differentiated Instruction and Assessment   3   EDUC 395 - Student Teaching and Capstone   15
EDUC 222 - Social Studies and the Arts   3      
EDUC 236 - Reading and Literacy II   3      
EDUC 240 - Math and Technology in Elementary Education   3      
EDUC 260 - Science and Technology in Elementary Education   3      
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15

Total Credits for Degree: 125

Elective Key and Math Course Guidance


Gen Ed Elective: a course carrying one or more Gen Ed area attribute(s): Basic Communication (BC3), Mathematics (M3), American History (AM3), World Civilizations (OW3), Foreign Language (FL3), Social Sciences (SS3), Humanities (H3), The Arts (A3), Natural Sciences (NS3), Western Civilization (WC3). Elective courses and major courses carrying Gen Ed attributes apply toward SUNY Oneonta's Gen Ed requirements .

OCS Elective: any course that carries an Oral Communication Skills (OCS) attribute. This is a degree requirement  for students matriculating in or after Fall 2020.

Liberal Arts Elective: any course that carries a Liberal Arts (LA) attribute. SUNY Oneonta's minimum LA requirements  vary by degree award.

Upper Division Elective: any elective course at the 200- or 300-level. All courses (required and elective) at this level apply toward SUNY Oneonta's upper division requirement .

Upper Division Liberal Arts Elective: any course at the 200- or 300-level carrying an LA attribute.

Elective: any course outside the major. Electives apply toward the total credits required by a degree program. Electives may also be needed to satisfy other degree requirements , including the minimum number of credits outside the department of the major.

Math Course Guidance


SUNY Oneonta recognizes that students enter college with different math backgrounds. For guidance on the math course(s) most suited to your preparation and program of study, visit the College's Math Pathways site.

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