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Middle/Secondary with Concentration in Social Studies (grades 8-12)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Middle and Secondary Education with Concentration in Social Studies — Leading to Certification in Grades 8-12

 

Major: MISE

Concentration: Social Studies

Degree: BS

Department: EDTL

Unit: College of Education and Human Development (ED)

Teacher Education Admission Requirements: A minimum of 45 semester hours; 2.75 or higher overall recommended GPA; 3.0 or higher GPA in EDTP 107 and 201; 21 or higher ACT Composite Score recommended, “C” or better in English 102, “C” or better in Oral Communication course. Other requirements as outlined in Application Packet.

General Education

Type

Hours
General Education 34
The following are recommended courses to fulfill General Education Requirements  

COM 115 Interpersonal Communication (OC)

GEOS 200 The Global Environment (S)

POLS 201 Fundamentals of American Government (SB)

3

3

3

Pre-Professional Courses

Type

Hours

EDTP 101, Academic Orientation

EDTP 201, The Teaching Profession (SB)

3

EDTP 107 Human Growth and Development

3

Note: You must be admitted to teacher education before enrolling in core professional courses.

Core Professional Courses

Type

Hours

EDTP 301 General Methods

3

EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities

3

EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience

1

EDTP 345 Special Populations in Schools

3

EDTP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience

1

EDTP 355 Assessment and Research

3

EDTP 407 Special Methods in MISE School Teaching

3

EDTP 408 MISE Content Methods Field Experience

EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum

EDTP 506 Public Schools in America

3

Total  24

Mid-Point Assessment: Prior to Middle/Secondary Student Teaching Satisfactory dispositions assessment; Satisfactory mid-point portfolio review; Positive recommendation from Middle/Secondary Program Committee; Completion of required Core courses with a "C" or better.

Type

Hours
EDTP 419 Secondary Student Teaching  12 
EDTP 477 Capstone Seminar 3

Concentration in Secondary Social Studies

Type

Hours
ECON 201 Microeconomics
ECON 202 Macroeconomics
GEOS 200 The Global Environment
GEOG 200 Power of Place
HIST 101 History of Civilizations I 3
HIST 102 History of Civilizations II
HIST 211 American History I
HIST 212 American History II
HIST 300+ Modern World History 3  
    (choose from HIST 308, 309, 332, 357)  
HIST 300+ Post Reconstruction
    (choose from HIST 519, 524, or 529)  
POLS 201 Fundamentals of American Government
Total 33
 
Related and Supporting Courses (Minimum 15 credit hours)
At least nine credit hours must be earned at the 300 level or above.  Courses must be approved by advisor. 
 
 
 
Minimum Total                                                            123 
 
 

Degree Assessment

Satisfactory dispositions assessment; "B-" or better in Student Teaching; satisfactory portfolio; 2.50 GPA in Concentration courses; 3.0 GPA in Professional Education courses.

Certification Assessment

Passing scores on required PRAXIS exams.

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