Liberal Arts and Sciences Humanities and Social Science AA - Adolescence Education Social Studies

Program Information

Degree Type: AA
Program Code: LBAA-AESS
Hegis Code: 5649.00
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Adolescence Education Social Studies Concentration

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Arts (AA) degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Science, with a concentration in Adolescence Education Social Studies. This program will provide students with appropriate transfer coursework options while meeting the current Liberal Arts: Humanities and Social Science requirements. The program is a complement to the Early Childhood/Childhood Concentration program in Education, offering topic specific courses to support transfer pathways into a program in Adolescence Education with a focus on Social Studies. Recommended high school preparation: four years of English, three years of social studies, two years of science and two years of math, preferably college preparatory mathematics.


r. Course Title Course Code
1-2 Freshman Experience HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110
3 Writing I ENG101
3 SUNY Gen Ed Basic Communication  ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110
3 SUNY Gen Ed Mathematics  
3-4 SUNY Gen Ed Natural Science lab science  
3 Mathematics or Science Course  
2 Health and Wellness

 Any PED activity courses, AVS101, AVS102, BIO115, HED103, HED104, HED108, NTR101, NTR111, PED105, PED106, PED206, or PED211

(Note: PED 210 and PED 212 do not fulfill this requirement)

3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization HIS101 or HIS102
3 SUNY GEN ED American History HIS103 or HIS104
3 General Psychology PSY101
3 American National Government PSC103
3 SUNY GEN ED 200-level English 

Recommended: ENG205, ENG206, or ENG207

3 200-level English

Recommended: ENG205, ENG206, or ENG207

3 SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language  
3 Foreign Language (Second in Series)  
3 Educational Foundations EDU101
3 World History II:  1500-Present HIS106
3 Adolescent Psychology PSY206
3 Introduction to Global Geography GEG110 (Fall Only)
6 Liberal Arts and Sciences

Select at least two (2) courses from any of the following:

Social Science:  ANT101, SOC101, PSC104, PSC106, ECO201, ECO202

History:  HIS240, HIS260

Philosophy:  PHI201,PHI204

4 Electives  
64 Minimum credits required for graduation  

64 minimum credits required for graduation


Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-2 HRD100, HRD100A or HRD110
3 ENG101
3 SUNY GEN ED Mathematics
3 PSY 101
3 SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language
3 HIS101 or HIS102
1 Health and Wellness
Second Semester
3 ENG102 - ENG110
3 HIS 103 or HIS 104
3 PSC 103
3 SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language (Second in Series)
3 GEG 110 (Fall Only)
1 Health and Wellness
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3-4 SUNY GEN ED Natural Science lab science
3 SUNY GEN ED 200-Level English (Recommended: ENG 205, ENG 206, or ENG 207)
3 PSY 206
3 Liberal Arts and Sciences*
3 EDU 101
Fourth Semester
3 Mathematics or Science
3 200-level English (Recommended: ENG 205, ENG 206, or ENG 207)
3 HIS 106
3 Liberal Arts and Sciences*
4 Electives*

*Note: Liberal Arts and Sciences and Electives:  Courses selected should be carefully chosen with an advisor based upon transfer school requirements.

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