Course Details

Social Studies Education (5-12), Bachelor of Science

120 credits


Degree Requirements

Credits

Tier I - Pedagogy
Group A - complete ALL of the following pedagogy courses with a minimum grade of C: 34
ED 3350 Classroom Planning, Management, and Organization for Middle School and Secondary Educators (TECO)
SE 3090 Introduction to Special Education: Middle and Secondary
SSE 2500 Planning, Management, and Organization of Social Studies Curriculum
SSE 2510 Teaching Lab I in Social Studies
SSE 3010 Theories of Learning and Assessment in Social Studies (QRCO)
SSE 3500 Diversity in Social Studies Education (DICO)
SSE 3510 Teaching Lab II in Social Studies
SSE 4500 Advances in Social Studies Pedagogy and Learning (INCO)
SSE 4510 Teaching Lab III in Social Studies
SSE 4630 Social Studies Seminar
SSE 4640 Internship in Secondary Social Studies
Tier II - Content Core: Foundations and Breadth
Group B - complete ALL of the following content courses with a minimum grade of C: 12
HI 2010 World History Since 1500 (GACO)
HI 2020 Surveying Themes in United States History
HI 2222 Methods, Theories, and Careers in History (QRCO)
PO 1020 American Government
Group C - complete ONE of the following: 3
AN 2210 Cultural Anthropology (GACO)
PS 2010 Introduction to General Psychology
SO 2220 Foundations of Sociology (DICO)
Group D - complete 3 credits at the 1000/2000 level in ANY of the following disciplines - AN/EC/GE/HI/PO/PS/SO (not ANDI, ECDI, GEDI, PODI, PSDI or SODI): 3
Group E - complete BOTH of the following: 6
EC 3400 Economics for Educators
GE 3020 Geography for Educators (GACO)
Tier III - Content Core: Upper-division Concentrations
3000/4000 level History Writing in the Discipline Connection (WRCO) 3
Complete only ONE Specialization group: 18
History Specialization and other Concentration
9 credits of 3000/4000 level History courses -- HI only
9 credits of 3000/4000 level courses in any of the following disciplines - AN/EC/GE/PO/PS/SO
Non-history Specialization and other Concentration
12 credits of 3000/4000 level courses in ONE of the following disciplines - AN/EC/GE/PO/PS/SO
6 credits of 3000/4000 level courses in ANY of the following disciplines - AN/EC/GE/HI/PO/PS/SO
General Education:
EN 1200 Composition 3
IS 1111 The First Year Seminar: Critical Thinking and the Nature of Inquiry 3
MA Mathematics Foundations 3
CTDI Creative Thought Directions 6
SIDI Scientific Inquiry Directions 6-8
SSDI Self and Society Directions 6
WECO Wellness Connection 3
Electives 11-9
Social Studies Internship in Teaching requires a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00. Students also must earn a minimum grade of C in all Group A and Group B courses.

*All course information is from the 2016-2017 Catalog.