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Adolescent Education Major

Bachelor of Arts (PLV & NYC)

Students preparing to teach children in middle or high school complete a specialized concentration and major at Pace University. Adolescent students concentrate in the subject area they want to teach plus a major in Adolescent Education. Each of our Adolescent Programs is nationally recognized, and all of our adolescent programs lead to a Bachelor's Degree (BA) and the Initial Teaching Certificate in Adolescent Education (Grades 7-12). In addition, candidates may opt to pursue a Bachelor's Degree (BA) and Masters of Science Education (MSEd) in our Fifth Year Combined Degree Program simultaneously.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • English
  • History (a history program major yields Social Studies certification)
  • Mathematics
  • Spanish (NYC campus only)

Testing Out of Classes and Waivers

Students may test of out of selected courses including ENG 110, TS 105/CIS 101, or a language requirement. Candidates should discuss these options with their advisers. UNV 101 requirements are waived for all transfer students.

Please Note: For teaching candidates, University Core second language requirements must be met by TWO courses in the same language. This requirement may also be met by courses in American Sign Language.

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Undergraduate Students

To begin the application process you may either apply online or download our application for
undergraduate admission. Follow all steps (pay the $50 application fee, write an essay, send
transcripts, recommendations, and standardized test scores) and submit your application.

Click here for more information on the application process.

Pace admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.