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SCIENCE TEACHER CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
For Undergraduates only*

 
Biology-Education major Consult the Biology-Education advisor for changes or updates

Chemistry-Education major Consult the Chemistry-Education advisor for changes or updates

Geology-Education major Consult the Geology-Education advisor for changes or updates

Physics-Education major Consult the Physics-Education advisor for changes or updates

 
New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE):
1. Liberal Arts and Sciences Test (LAST)
2. Assessment in Teaching Skills – Written (ATS-W)
3. Content Specialty Test (CST)

Workshop Seminars (approx. 2 hours each):
1. Child Abuse Identification
2. School Violence Prevention
3. Substance Abuse Identification

 

 
* For applicants having a Liberal Arts or accepted Bachelor's or higher Degree, Science Teacher Careers in dual advisement with the Secondary Education program of SEYS, provides an alternate track for NY State science teacher certification.  This includes the completion of:
  1. A required minimum, for certification, of a total of 36 approved credits in science, including those courses taken outside of Queens College, Thirty or more credits must be in the science area of certification, e.g. Biology, Chemistry, etc.
  2. The completion of the Secondary Education Graduate ACP for initial science teacher certification consisting of 21 credits in science education including Student Teaching.
  3. The successful completion of the NYS Certification Examinations and Workshop Seminars listed above.

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