Majors and Programs - English

Bachelor of Arts

Building on common foundations, this degree offers two upper-level specializations: Multicultural U.S.-British Literature and World Literature.At the Foundations level, requirements recognize the importance of firm grounding in Language Arts and Literary Interpretation. These emphases correlate with stress on skills foundations in current pedagogy. The Linguistic Foundations requirement... Read more

Certificate

Advanced Certificate Programs in Adolescence Education (7-12): Biology, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, and SpanishThe programs are designed for candidates who already have a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree and who seek New York State Certification in one of the following areas: Biology, English, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Spanish, grades 7-12.Admission... Read more

Master of Arts in Teaching

Adolescence brings many challenges and adjustments for students in grades 7-12.  Central to the success of these students are teachers armed with the knowledge, skills and commitment to student development that, when combined, foster achievement.To prepare teacher-candidates for professional initial certification for careers in middle and high school education, SUNY College at Old Westbury... Read more
Adolescence brings many challenges and adjustments for students in grades 7-12.  Central to the success of these students are teachers armed with the knowledge, skills and commitment to student development that, when combined, foster achievement.To prepare teacher-candidates for professional initial certification for careers in middle and high school education, SUNY College at Old Westbury... Read more

Minor

Sponsoring departments: American Studies; English; PsychologyDirector: Carol Quirke, American Studies, quirkec@oldwestbury.edu 516-628-5024Requirements: The Women and Gender Studies minor requires at least five courses (20 credits), distributed as follows:Women and Gender Studies is a multidisciplinary field that examines the creation, reconstruction, and perpetuation of asymmetrical sex and... Read more