Degree Requirements

Secondary Teaching in Social Studies

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

General Education Requirements
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
English    Humanities  
ENGL 1157 3  ENGL Literature  3
ENGL 1158 or 11591 3  HIST 2501  3
Mathematics    HIST 2502  3
MATH 1115 3  Social Sciences  
MATH 1116 or 1031 3  ECON 1203  3
Science    GEOG 1001, 1002 or 1600  3
BIOS 1053 3  Arts  
BIOS or Physical Science2 6  Arts Elective3  3
    Total 39
Other Requirements  
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
ECON 1204  3  HIST 2601  3
EDUC 2100  3  HIST Elective (3000+)  3
EDUC 2204  4  POLI 2151  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 1001 or 1002  3    
    Total 43
Course Requirements for Major
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 Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 4220  1  EDUC 3008  0
EDCI 4260 Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 4201  3  EDUC 3100  3
EDCI 4261Concurrent enrollment in EDUC 4920  3  EDUC 3110  3
EDCI 4432  3  EDUC 4920 Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 4261  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
  1. "C" or better required
  2. 6 hour sequence in one science. Select from BIOS, CHEM, EES, PHYS. 3 hours must be BIOS. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement
  3. FTA (theatre/dance/film related course, FA or MUS). Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement