Teaching programs require additional courses in educational methods. The professional education courses are included in this listing. Refer to the Department of Educational Studies and Teachers College listings in this catalog for descriptions of these courses and other professional requirements of the teacher education program.
TEACHING MAJOR IN SOCIAL STUDIES, 54 hours
All students seeking to become candidates for licensure in Social Studies will, via course completion and performance assessment, demonstrate mastery of the subject matter in the individual disciplines: economics, geography, government, psychology, sociology, and historical perspectives (United States and world history). See department statements for course requirements. They will demonstrate that mastery as a result of intensive preparation in two or more disciplines, one of which must be historical perspectives. Students will complete 27 hours in historical perspectives to facilitate preparation in both United States and world history, complemented by preparation in one other discipline (15 hours), and four other courses (12 hours), one from each of the four other disciplines, totaling 54 hours. Students are encouraged to pursue additional licensure in one or more of the other four disciplines.
See departments for required courses in areas of concentration. The following courses are required for disciplines that are not the student's areas of concentration (the four other courses described above):
SENIOR HIGH, JUNIOR HIGH/MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION PROGRAM
Soc, Hist, Phil Found of Ed
Prin of Tchng in Mid Schl
Intro to Multicul Ed
Princ of Tchng in Sec School
Intro Soc Studies Ed-Sec Lev
Teaching SS Jr Hi/Mid School
Teaching SS in Sec Schools
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