The culminating field-based clinical experience for all students completing the Social Studies Teacher Certification (5-12) option of the BS Social Science major. It is a continuous, full-time (5 days per week) experience of 12 credits during which, after a period of structured observation, teacher candidates gradually assume responsibility for a full range of Social Studies teaching activities encountered in a middle or high school situation, thereby demonstrating the appropriate professional skills and attitudes essential for successful teaching of diverse populations of students. Student Teaching is conducted under the supervisory guidance of School Faculty and Plymouth State Clinical Faculty in Social Science. Required periodic seminars complement the experience. Falls and Springs. Last offering Spring 2015. Prerequisite(s): minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA; completion of all other curricular requirements in Social Studies Teacher Certification (5-12) Option by the beginning of the student teaching experience; permission of the Coordinator of Teacher Certification and Clinical Experiences.
*All course information is from the 2014-2015 Catalog.