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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Bulletin

Social Studies Secondary Education (BA)


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Federal CIP: 13.1318 Social Studies Teacher Education

Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Social Studies Secondary Education are expected to be knowledgeable and skilled according to the following:

  1. CULTURE AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY-Social studies teachers should possess the knowledge, capabilities, and dispositions to organize and provide instruction at the appropriate school level for the study of culture, and cultural diversity (
  2. TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE-Social studies teachers should possess the knowledge, capabilities, and dispositions to organize and provide instruction at the appropriate school level for the study of Time.
  3. INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT AND IDENTITY-Social studies teachers should possess the knowledge, capabilities, and dispositions to organize and provide instruction at the appropriate school level for the study of Individual Development and Identity.
  4. POWER, AUTHORITY, AND GOVERNANCE-Social studies teachers should possess the knowledge, capabilities, and dispositions to organize and provide instruction at the appropriate school level for the study of Power, Authority, and Governance.
  5. PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMPTION-Social studies teachers should possess the knowledge, capabilities, and dispositions to organize and provide instruction at the appropriate school level for the study of how people organize for the Production, Distribution, and Consumption of goods and services.
  6. SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY- Social studies teachers should possess the knowledge, capabilities, and dispositions to organize and provide instruction at the appropriate school level for the study of Science, Technology, and society.
  7. CIVIC IDEALS AND PRACTICES- Social studies teachers should possess the knowledge, capabilities, and dispositions to organize and provide instruction at the appropriate school level for the study of Civic Ideals and Practices.

Social Studies Secondary Education BA Requirements


Specified Core Curriculum


Students earning a bachelor’s degree must complete all Core Curriculum  requirements.  The following specific core curriculum course(s) is required.

Three (3) Hours Selected from the following:


Three (3) Hours Selected from the following:


Note:


Majors must maintain an overall GPA of 2.75 with no grade lower than B- in all EDUC, EDRS, and PHED courses in their program.

Electives


In addition to core curriculum (40-44 credit hours) and major course requirements, students must complete elective coursework appropriate to their degree. A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for the bachelor’s degree, including elective coursework. Students are strongly encouraged to work with their advisor to identify courses that complement their program area. 

  • Two (2) upper-level history courses (3000-level or above) 6 credits

Summary


   
Core Curriculum  Requirements 40-44 hrs.

Major Course Requirements 73 hrs.

Electives 6-7 hrs.

Total: 120 hrs.

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