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 1001 or 10021  3
MATH 11151 3  Social Sciences  
MATH 1125 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"  and a 2.5 GPA 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.

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  3  MATH 1125 or 1031  3
EDUC 2204  4  EDUC 2100  3
Arts2  3  Science2  3
Other Requirements1,2  3  Other Requirements1,2  3
UNIV 10011  1    
Total Hours  17 Total Hours 15
Second Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
Humanities2  3  Science2  3
Science2  3 EDHS 1110  3
EDSP 3610  3  EDCI 3310/3311  3/1
Other Requirements1  3  Other Requirements1  6
Other Requirements1  3    
Total Hours  15 Total Hours 16
Third Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
EDSP 3620  3  EDCI 4260 or 4261/4201  3/1
EDUC 3000  3  EDUC 3110  3
EDUC 3100  3  Other Requirements1  9
Other Requirements1  6    
Total Hours  15 Total Hours 16
Fourth Year of Enrollment
First Term Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
EDCI 4432  3  EDCI 4260 or 4261  3
EDCI 4620  3  EDUC 4920  9
EDUC 3008  0    
Other Requirements  9    
Total Hours  15 Total Hours 12
Total Degree Hours 121
  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.