* Students in the Education Department gain valuable experience working in classrooms observing, assisting, and teaching school aged children under the supervision of experienced teachers. Fieldwork is required in designated courses and must be completed before student teaching, which is done during the final semester of study. Faculty assist in securing placements and provide supervision for these experiences. Students are required to obtain fingerprinting clearance by the NY State Education Department prior to working in most school districts.
Included in the 60 credits in Professional Studies are the following required courses: