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Adolescence Education: Social Studies Major Requirements

I. Professional Education Sequence

EDUC 106 Issues in Education

3 s.h.

EDUC 201 Diversity and Teaching

3 s.h.

EDUC 206 Philosophy and Foundations

3 s.h.

EPSY 229 Survey of Exceptional Children

3 s.h.

EPSY 250 Adolescent Growth and Development


EPSY 275 Psychological Foundations of Education: Learning and Motivation

3 s.h.

SSED 392 Research, Theory and Practice in Middle & High School Social Studies Education

4 s.h.

SSED 396 Student Teaching in Secondary Social Studies

12 s.h.

SSED 398 Seminar in Middle & High School Social Studies Education

3 s.h.


Sub Total 37 s.h.

II. Content Courses

History and Geography of the United States and World

HIST 100 Western Civilization I or


HIST 101 Western Civilization II or


HIST 120 Making of the Modern World

3 s.h.

HIST 144 U.S. History I or


HIST 145 U.S. History II

3 s.h.

GEOG 100 Introductory Geography

3 s.h.

GEOG 230 Geography of Culture and Environment

3 s.h.

Selections* (upper level, AHIS or GEOG United States only)

9 s.h.

Selections* (upper level, WHIS or GEOG World only)

6 s.h.

Selections* (upper level, EHIS, or GEOG European only)

6 s.h.


ECON 110 or ECON 111

3 s.h.

ECON Selection*

3 s.h.

Civics, Citizenship, and Government

POLS 121 U.S. Government

3 s.h.

POLS Selections* (upper level)

6 s.h.


Sub Total 48 s.h.

48 hours in major field must be completed prior to student teaching.

*Specific course selection by advisement from approved list.

III. Related Work


EDUC 246 Development of Language and Adolescence Literacy

3 s.h.

EDUC 346 Teaching Reading in Content Area

3 s.h.


EDUC 213 Education Law Requirements

1 s.h.

COMP 100 Composition

3 s.h.


EDUC 254 Integrated Technology: Middle/High School

3 s.h.

Foreign Language Requirement

0-6 s.h.


Sub Total 13-19 s.h.

IV. General Education

15-18 s.h.


0-9 s.h.


Program Total 122 s.h.

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