program of study consists of 36 semester
hours of courses in Literacy,
semesters hours in general pedagogical study
semesters hours of practicum activities.
New York State Certification in Literacy
are also required to take three 0-credit
seminars in Substance Abuse, Child Abuse,
and Child Safety, Abduction Prevention and
Fire and Arson Prevention.
The director of the program will assist
students in developing a suitable course
of study each semester. Their backgrounds,
current situations and aspirations will
guide their course of study. Students may
transfer in 6 credits of related coursework
with approval from the program director.
Only NYSUT students who have taken the first 18 credits may register online for any of the following courses: 677, 606, 618 and 602. These are the only classes they may register for.
Metro area students who are matriculated must register in person for online courses and should do so very early as there are only 10 spots for them. They may register for any online course but again, they must do so in person.
Nonmatriculated literacy students either in NYSUT or the Metro area are not permitted to register either in person or online for online literacy classes.