Secondary Teaching

Concentration 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 10011  3
MATH 11151 or MATH 1125 3  Social Sciences  
MATH 1031 or 1032 3  ECON 12031  3
Science    POLI 21511  3
BIOS 1053 or 1083 3  Arts  
BIOS 1063 or 1073
OR
EES 1000
3  Arts Elective  3
EES 1002 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
EDCI 2204  3  GEOG 1001  3
EDSP 3612  3  POLI Elective (3000+)  3
EDHS 1110  3  SOC 1051  3
GEOG 1002  3  ANTH 2052  3
HIST 2502  3  Social Sciences (ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLI, PSYC, SOC or URBN)  3
    EDUC 2206 3
    Total 45
Course Requirements for Major1
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
EDCI 3310   3  EDUC 4000  3
EDCI 4260 3  EDUC 3110  3
EDCI 4261   3  EDUC 4921  6
EDCI 4432  3  EDUC 4922 9
EDCI 4620  3    
       
       
    Total 36
Total Credit Hours Required Credit Hours
  120
Non-Coursework
Course Name/ #
Passing scores on appropriate PRAXIS Exams
Minimum grade of "C"  and a 2.5 GPA in all courses for certification content area
Minimum GPA of 2.5 for all undergraduate coursework
  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.

Recommended Four-Year Plan of Study
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Teaching - Social Studies

Four Year Plan of Study
First Year of Enrollment 
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
ENGL 1157  3  ENGL 1158 or 1159  3
MATH 1115 or 1031  3  MATH 1125 or 1032  3
EDCI 2204  3  EDUC 2100  3
Arts2  3  BIOS 1053 or 1083  3
HIST 1001  3  HIST 2501  3
UNIV 10011  1    
Total Hours  16 Total Hours 15
Second Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
ENGL (Literature)2  3  EES 1002  3
BIOS 1063 or 1073
OR
EES 1000
 3 EDHS 1110  3
EDSP 3612  3  GEOG 1001  3
EDUC 2206  3  SOC 1051  3
HIST 2502  3  ECON 1203  3
    POLI 2151 3
       
Total Hours  15 Total Hours 18
Third Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
EDCI 3310  3  EDCI 4260 or 4261  3
EDCI 4260 or 4261  3  EDUC 3110  3
HIST 2601  3  HIST (3000 or 4000 Level)  3
 ECON 1204  3  POLI (3000 or 4000 Level)  3
 GEOG 1002  3 ANTH 2052 3
    Elective: (ANTH, ECON, GEOG,
POLI, PSYC, SOC OR URBN)
3
Total Hours  15 Total Hours 18
Fourth Year of Enrollment
First Term Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
EDCI 4432  3  EDUC 4000  3
EDCI 4620  3  EDUC 4922  9
EDUC 4921  6    
       
Total Hours  12 Total Hours 12
Total Degree Hours 120
  1. Required for all first-time full-time students.
  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.

NOTE: Refer to the “Degree Requirements” curriculum sheet for specific courses required for the degree.