This course introduces students to the requirements for becoming a certified teacher, including academic coursework, degrees, certification areas and requirements, NYS Teacher Certification Exams, fieldwork requirements and current issues in education. Emphasis is on reflective thinking needed to make an informed career choice. Written and oral reports and ten hours of guided fieldwork are required. This course is designed primarily for Liberal Arts and Sciences/Teacher Education Transfer majors.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Transfer Program or by permission of instructor.
1 Credit (One lecture hour), fall or spring semester