BS in Education

Long Island University, Post-International Study Centre, United States

bs-in-education

Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 37,926

Course Accredited By

MSCHE

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 18% scholarship
The Adolescence Education undergraduate program prepares you to teach students in grades 7 to 12.

After you complete all degree requirements, successfully pass New York State Licensure tests (EAS, CST and edTPA) and you have completed all required teacher certification workshops, you will be awarded Initial Teaching Certification by the New York State Department of Education (NYSED) in Adolescence (Grades 7-12). Please refer to the NYSED certification website (www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/) for the most up to date changes in certification requirements.

The Bachelor of Science in Adolescence Education is a joint program between LIU Post’s College of Education, Information and Technology and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The teacher-education programs in LIU Post's Department of Teaching and Learning are nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

The Adolescence Education major requires a concentration in the Liberal Arts and Sciences. 
B.S. in Adolescence Education - Biology (Grades 7-12)
The 120-credit Bachelor of Science program in Adolescence Education: Biology prepares a new generation of biology teachers to cultivate and enhance student success in biology comprehension and application. This program equips you with the skills, knowledge and foundation to motivate middle and high school students at various skill levels to learn the fundamentals of science, the environment, living organisms, experimentation and research. The program includes supervised practice teaching in actual classrooms at two grade levels (7 to 9 and 10 to 12), allowing you to observe certified teachers, interact with students, and understand the adolescent mindset as it relates to biology.

B.S. in Adolescence Education - Mathematics (Grades 7-12)
The Bachelor of Science program in Adolescence Education: Mathematics at LIU Post prepares a new generation of math teachers to cultivate and enhance student success in mathematics. This program equips you with the skills, knowledge and foundation to motivate middle and high school students at various skill levels to learn the fundamentals of problem-solving, logic and probability. The program includes supervised practice teaching in actual classrooms at two grade levels (7 to 9 and 10 to 12), allowing you to observe licensed teachers, interact with students, and understand the adolescent mindset as it relates to mathematics.

B.S. in Adolescence Education - Social Studies (Grades 7-12)
The Bachelor of Science program in Adolescence Education: Social Studies at LIU Post prepares a new generation of social studies teachers to cultivate and enhance student success. This program equips you with the skills, knowledge and foundation to motivate middle and high school students at various skill levels to learn the fundamentals of history, economics, politics and culture. The program includes supervised practice teaching in actual classrooms at two grade levels (7 to 9 and 10 to 12), allowing you to observe certified teachers, interact with students, and understand the adolescent mindset as it relates to social studies.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Entry requirements
Undergraduate

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 75 or 79 (varies by program)
  • IELTS 6.0
  • Pearson (PTE) 50
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 90 (Post)
  • GPA: 2.0 – 2.5


English Language Institute

  • TOEFL (iBT) No official score required
  • IELTS Below 6.0 (Post)
  • Pearson (PTE) Below 50
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English Under 90 (Post)
  • GPA: 2.0 - 2.5

B.S. in Adolescence Education - Biology (Grades 7-12)
As a biology education major, you will be prepared to introduce the science of living organisms to students in grades 7 to 12. You will study the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying processes fundamental to all life: energy utilization, growth, development and reproduction. You will explore the evolutionary and ecological principles that govern the interaction of all living things, including such topics as population growth, natural selection, animal behavior and food webs. You will learn how to read and interpret scientific papers, how knowledge is acquired and presented in the laboratory sciences, and how to communicate such knowledge to young students. In addition to a thorough grounding in the life sciences, you will strengthen your understanding of the disciplines that play a crucial role in biological investigations: math, chemistry and physics

B.S. in Adolescence Education - Mathematics (Grades 7-12)
As a mathematics education major, you will strengthen your knowledge of geometry, algebra, calculus, sets, probability and the fundamentals of mathematical and logical thinking. Through the program, you will acquire skills in problem solving and teaching strategies that can actively engage students in learning mathematics with texts of varying content level and difficulty. Employment prospects for mathematics education majors are bright. There is a critical shortage of math teachers throughout the country, creating a demand for graduates with a mathematics education degree. Recruiters from school districts throughout the nation seek our graduates and the LIU Post Career Services office annually sponsors an education recruitment fair for our students to meet potential employers.

B.S. in Adolescence Education - Social Studies (Grades 7-12)
As a social studies teacher, you will help students in grades 7 to 12 gain knowledge of major historical eras; learn how governments work; how people organize their economies; the diversity of human cultures found around the world; and how people use natural and human resources. Courses in the Bachelor of Science program examine significant economic, political, cultural and religious aspects of civilizations from the ancient period to the present. The scope is global, with a focus on the development of American democracy, of how diverse regions of the world have contributed to world history, and the growing interdependence of modern nations. Students are introduced to core issues found in the social science disciplines of anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, and sociology. Key concepts include industrialization, nationalism, socialism, liberalism, imperialism, fascism, communism and globalization.

Undergraduate 

English Language Institute (1 semester) $5,000

 Direct Admission (2 semesters) $37,926

 Estimated Room, Board & Fees $16,266 - $19,614

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