Secondary Educ Area Social Studies

Offered as a major & minor
Related Department(s)
Division Level
Undergraduate

Courses Required for a Secondary Education- Social Studies Major

Pre-professional Courses for students preparing

to teach Secondary Education (8-12).

Minimum GPA of 2.75 required

  
PSYH 200 Introduction to Psychology 3 hours 
COMP 151 Introduction to Technology Applications 3 hours 
Professional Preparation   
NOVICE   
EDUC 231 Schooling in American Culture 3 hours 
EDUC 211 Early Involvement Seminar 2 hours 
EDUC 210 Early Involvement Practicum 1 hour 

Total Hours Required for Novice Block:

The Novice Block is offered in the fall and spring semesters

of each academic year. 

 6 hours 
INTERMEDIATE   
PSYH 225 Adolescent Psychology 3 hours 
EDUC 310 Intermediate Involvement Practicum 1 hour 
SPED 321 Survey of Exceptionalities 3 hours 
EDUC 376 Inst. Design and Del. in the Sec. School 3 hours 
PSYH 470  Theories of Learning 3 hours 

Total Hours Required for Novice Block:

The Intermediate Block is offered in the fall and spring semesters

of each academic year. 

 6 hours 
ADVANCED   
EDUC 338 Teaching Reading in the Content Subjects 3 hours 
EDUC 447 Methods & Materials in the Sec. Grades 3 hours 
EDUC 410 Advanced Involvement Practicum 1 hour 

Total Hours Required for Advanced Block:

The Advanced Block for secondary majors is offered during the

fall and spring semesters of each academic  year. All classes are

restricted. 

  7 hours
FINAL   
EDUC 498 Student Teaching in the Sec. School 12 hours 
EDUC 488 Professional Interactions 3 hours 

Total Hours Required for the Final Block:

The Final Block is offered during fall and spring semesters. 

 15 hours

Social Studies Certification

  

HIST 211

Topics in Global History 3 hours 
HIST 212 History Research & Methods 2 hours 
HIST 311 US History to 1840 3 hours 
HIST 312 US History 1840-1990 3 hours 
HIST 475 Special Topics in American History 3 hours 
ECON 203 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 hours 
ECON 204 Principles of Microeconomics 3 hours 
INSS 103 Cultural Geography 3 hours 
PLSC 101 American National Government 3 hours 
PLSC 200+ Elective 3 hours 
SOCI 131 Introduction to Sociology 3 hours 
HIST 300+ Elective 3 hours 
Choose One:   
HIST 301 Read in U.S. History 1 hour 
HIST 302 Read in Non U.S. History 1 hour 
Choose One:   
HIST 413Twentieth Century America3 hours
HIST 431American Revolutionary Era3 hours
HIST 441Civil War & Reconstruction3 hours
Choose One:  
HIST 341History of Britain to 16883 hours
HIST 342History of Britain since 16883 hours
HIST 352Modern Europe3 hours
Choose One:  
ANTH 221Introduction to Cultural Anthropology3 hours
ANTH 251North American Indian Cultures3 hours