SUNY Oneonta/Mohawk Valley Community College
Jointly Registered "2 Plus 2" Program
Major: Childhood Education (1-6)
Concentration: Liberal Arts

Thank you for your interest in the jointly registered "2 plus 2" education program between SUNY Oneonta and Mohawk Valley Community College. Acceptance into SUNY Oneonta is contingent upon the completion of specific courses approved for the Liberal Arts/General Education A.S. degree from Mohawk Valley Community College and a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Eligible students must apply for admission to SUNY Oneonta by January 31st (prior to Fall matriculation).

Accepted students enter SUNY Oneonta as Juniors and may continue their course work on the MVCC campus. Upon completion of the Oneonta program, students receive a Bachelor of Science Degree in Childhood Education (grades 1-6) from SUNY Oneonta with a concentration in Liberal Arts.

Note: Contact the Elementary Education and Reading Department Chair, Cindy Lassonde ( about the start date of this program.

This information is subject to change.


AS Lib. Arts/Gen. Studies B.S. Childhood Education (1-6)

ED 150 Soc & Phil Foundations of Education

ED 211 Intro to Exceptionalities

ED 151 Prevention & Safety Issues for the Classroom Teacher

MA 171 Foundations in Math I

  MA 172 Foundation in Math II    
  ED 205 Child Development *EDUC 106 Issues in Education
  EN 101 English 1: Composition OR English Composition course with a BC attribute   EDUC 201 Teaching and Diversity
  EN 102 English 2: Ideas and Values OR Gen Ed course wtih an H attribute   EDUC 235 Reading and Literacy I

Foreign Language 101, 191, or 201

Foreign Language 102, 192, or 202 OR

Gen Ed with an FL attribute

  EDUC 253 Integr Technology into Curriculum: Elementary
  Gen Ed course with an AR attribute (Recommended: HU 187 Art Apprec or HU 186 Music Apprec OR HU 204 History of Art I OR HU 205 History of Art II)    
  Natural Science--l Lab Science: CH 141 Gen Chemistry I OR BI 141 General Biology OR Gen Ed course with an NS attribute *EPSY 229 Survey of Excep. Children
  EN 102 English 2 OR Gen Ed course with an H attribute   EPSY 240 Child Growth & Development
  HI 111 or 112 Am History I or II OR Gen Ed course with an AH attribute  

EPSY 275 Learning and Motivation

EPSY 280 Assessment

  CORE GE Western Civilization OR Gen Ed course with a WC attribute    
  PY 101 Intro Gen Psychology OR Gen Ed course with an SS attribute Concentration
  Gen Ed course(s) to fulfill 30 s.h. (Recommended: Gen Ed coursework as needed, by advisement)   MATH 105 Pre-calculus OR a MATH above 109
  HI 214 NYS History   Any science from ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, ESCI, GEOL, METR, NUTR, OCEA, ENVS, or PHYS with or without lab
  GL 202 Earth Science for Child Ed Majors OR Any science with or without lab: 200 level or above   Any two 200 level or higher ARTH, ARTS, DANC, MUSC, COMM, CART, MCOM, or THTR
  PS 101 American National Geovernemnt OR Any 200 level POLS   Any 200 level PHIL
  GE 101 World Geography OR Any 200 level course in ANTH, GEOG, or SOCL
  Literature elecive (Recommended: EN 240, 248, 249, 256, 265, 271, or 272 OR Any 200 level ALIT, ELIT, LITR, or WLIT) Related Work
      HIST 120 Making of the Modern World
    Methods Block
      EDUC 220 Differentiated Curr. and Assessment
      EDUC 222 Social Studies & the Arts
  ED 100 College Seminar   EDUC 236 Reading & Literacy II
  Phys. Ed. Two credit hours   EDUC 240 Math & Technology
      EDUC 260 Science & Technology
  Foreign Language 101 and 102
Student Teaching
  A two-course sequence in the same foreign language, which may include American Sign Language. Consult with advisor to determine proper placement or possible second semester exception. Must take at least one FL course (3 s.h.)   EDUC 395 Student Teaching & Capstone