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Spring 2021 Update [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Studies Education, M.A.

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NY State Program Code: 28910
HEGIS Code: 2201.01
CIP Code: 13.1318

(37 credits)

Rita Verma, Associate Professor
Alumnae Quad Annex 200, Room 243
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Courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted.

Requirements for the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Social Studies Education

Year One

Fall Semester

Spring Semester


*0809-603 must be taken with 0809-518 for 50 hours combined fieldwork this semester.

Year Two


*0806-560 must be taken with 0809-618 for 50 hours of combined fieldwork this semester.

Additional Requirements for Program Completion/State Certification

  • B.A./B.S. in-discipline or B.A./B.S. in another discipline and 30 undergraduate credits in- discipline, each course “B” or better [courses must include history, geography, economics, government/political science, psychology, and sociology]
  • Satisfactory completion of General Education courses, including a foreign language
  • Maintenance of 3.0 GPA in all program coursework
  • All teacher certification candidates must take and pass the New York State Teacher’s Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) required for their particular area of certification which includes the Content Speciality Test in Social Studies

Additional Graduation Requirements - D A S A Training

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