Teacher Education Program Transfer Information
Overall GPA Entrance Requirement
A minimum overall GPA of 2.75 for A.A. or A.S. degree is required.
Requirements for Majors and Concentrations
It is recommended to complete as much of the concentration as possible during the associate degree program. For information on concentration requirements, consult the SUNY Plattsburgh websites listed below and the SUNY Transfer Template website.
Majors and Concentrations for Students in Teacher Preparation Programs
Childhood Education (B.S. Program) — leads to certification to teach Childhood Education in Grades 1–6
Concentrations in art, biology, chemistry, earth science, English, French, mathematics, music, social studies and Spanish are offered. Please visit Childhood Education for more information.
Special Education/Childhood Education/Early Childhood Education (B.S. and M.S.Ed. Combined Program) — leads to certification to teach children from birth to Grade 6 (Special and General Education)
Concentrations in art, biology, chemistry, earth science, English, French, mathematics, music, social studies and Spanish are offered. Please visit Special Education for more information.
Adolescence Education (B.A./M.S.T.) — leads to certification to teach in a content area at Grades
Content majors in biology, chemistry, earth science/geology, English, French, mathematics, physics, social studies/history, Spanish are offered. Please visit Adolescence Education for more information.
Specific Curriculum Comments
A year sequence in a foreign language, or it's equivalent, should be completed as part of the associate degree. All students should enter the program with two courses in mathematics.
Other Helpful Information
A list of transfer course equivalencies to SUNY Plattsburgh may be found at: http://banner.plattsburgh.edu/pls/prod/transfer.colleges.
The requirements for the concentrations in childhood education (B.S.) and special education/childhood education/early childhood Education (B.S./M.S.Ed.), and the content majors in adolescence education (B.A./M.S.T.) may be found in the college catalog: https://web.plattsburgh.edu/academics/catalog/.
Questions, Comments, Suggestions?
If you would like more information about education programs at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact
Teacher Education Unit Administrative Office
Office: Sibley 302, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (518) 564-3199
Fax: (518) 564-2149