Curriculum and Instruction

B.S. in Adolescence Education (Grades 7-12)

The Adolescence Education undergraduate program prepares you to teach teenagers in grades 7 to 12. After you complete all degree requirements, successfully pass New York State Licensure tests (EAS, ALST, CST and edTPA) and you have completed all seminars listed below, you will be awarded Initial Teaching Certification by the New York State Department of Education (NYSED) in Adolescence (Grades 7-12).

  • Child Abuse
  • SAVE (Schools Against Violence Education Act)
  • DASA (Dignity for All Students Act)

Please refer to the NYSED certification website ( for the most up to date changes in certification requirements.

The Bachelor of Science in Adolescence Education is a joint program between LIU Post’s College of Education, Information and Technology and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The teacher-education programs in LIU Post's Department of Curriculum and Instruction are nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

The Adolescence Education major requires a concentration in the Liberal Arts and Sciences.
You can select from one of the following areas of study:

 B.S. in Adolescence Education - Biology (Grades 7-12)
 B.S. in Adolescence Education - Chemistry (Grades 7-12)
 B.S. in Adolescence Education - Earth Science (Grades 7-12)
 B.S. in Adolescence Education - English (Grades 7-12)
 B.S. in Adolescence Education - French (Grades 7-12)
 B.S. in Adolescence Education - Italian (Grades 7-12)
 B.S. in Adolescence Education - Mathematics (Grades 7-12)
 B.S. in Adolescence Education - Social Studies (Grades 7-12)
 B.S. in Adolescence Education - Spanish (Grades 7-12)


College of Education, Information, and Technology
Dr. Albert Inserra, Dean