Majors and Programs - History & Philosophy

Bachelor of Arts

Students in this program earn a degree in both History (Social Studies track) and Adolescence Education.  Candidates successfully completing this program are recommended by the College to New York State for initial certification as Adolescent Education (7-12) teachers.  The Social Studies coordinator, who holds a joint appointment in the School of Education and the History and... Read more
Students in this program earn a degree in both History (Social Studies track) and Adolescence Education.  Candidates successfully completing this program are recommended by the College to New York State for initial certification as Adolescent Education (7-12) teachers.  The Social Studies coordinator, who holds a joint appointment in the School of Education and the History and... Read more
The B.A. in History provides an embracing perspective from which to study human lives and affairs. This program includes two tracks:History Liberal Arts TrackThe History Liberal Arts Track is designed for majors with a general interest in the discipline of history and requires courses in Western, non-Western, global, and trans-regional history as well as a course in historiography and a Senior... Read more
The Philosophy and Religion degree gives students grounding in the traditional issues, content, and methods of these disciplines while emphasizing a broad global perspective. At the introductory level students take courses in disciplinary foundations and methods, as well as general surveys in the disciplines. The major then requires the study of philosophy and religion within... 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

Master of Science

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 certification for careers in middle and high school education, SUNY College at Old Westbury offers the... 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 certification for careers in middle and high school education, SUNY College at Old Westbury offers the... Read more