Degree Requirements

Secondary Teaching in Social Studies

Curriculum in Secondary Teaching - Social Studies
Bachelor of Science
in Secondary Teaching - Social Studies

General Education Requirements2
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
English    Humanities  
ENGL 1157 3  ENGL Literature  3
ENGL 1158 or 11591 3  HIST 25011  3
Mathematics    HIST 1001 or 10021  3
MATH 11151 3  Social Sciences  
MATH 1116 or 1031 3  ECON 12031  3
Science    POLI 21511  3
BIOS 1053 3  Arts  
BIOS or Physical Science 3  Arts Elective  3
Physical Science 3    
    Total 39
Other Requirements1
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
ECON 1204  3  HIST 2601  3
EDUC 2100  3  HIST Elective (3000+)  3
EDUC 2204  4  GEOG 1001, 1002 or 1600  3
EDSP 3610  3  POLI Elective (3000+)  3
EDHS 1110  3  SOC 1051  3
GEOG 2151, 2356 or 4768  3  Social Sciences (ANTH, ECON,GEOG, POLI,PSYC, SOC or URBN)  6
HIST 2502  3    
    Total 43
Course Requirements for Major1
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
EDCI 3310 Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 3311  3  EDSP 3620  3
EDCI 3311 Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 3310  1  EDUC 3000  3
EDCI 4201 (See note below)  1  EDUC 3008  0
EDCI 4260 (See note below)  3  EDUC 3100  3
EDCI 4261 (See note below)  3  EDUC 3110  3
EDCI 4432  3  EDUC 4920 (See note below)  9
EDCI 4620  3    
    Total 38
Total Credit Hours Required Credit Hours
  126
Non-Coursework
Course Name/ #
Passing scores on appropriate PRAXIS Exams
Minimum grade of "C" in all courses for certification content area
Minimum GPA of 2.5 for all undergraduate coursework

ALL courses completed except for second methods course. Second methods course taken concurrently with student teaching.

NOTE:  
  Concurrent Enrollment in
 EDCI 4201 (EDCI 4201 is a prerequisite for Student Teaching. Must take this course concurrently with first methods course) (EDCI 4260 or 4261)
 EDCI 4260 (Social Studies methods course)  See above
 EDCI 4261 (Social Studies methods course)  See above
  1. "C" or better required
  2. Refer to the following sections in the University Catalog for specific courses and university regulations to fulfill General Education Requirements. Catalog sections: General Education Core Requirements and General Education Course Menu.