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Adolescence Education: Social Studies Major Requirements

I. Professional Education Sequence

EDUC 106 Issues, Philosophy. and Foundations in Education

3 s.h.

EDUC 201 Diversity and Teaching

3 s.h.

EPSY 229 Survey of Exceptional Children

3 s.h.

EPSY 275 Psychological Foundations of Education: Learning and Motivation

3 s.h.

EPSY 250 Adolescent Growth and Development


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.

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 41 s.h.

II. Content Courses

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.

POLS 121 U.S. Government

3 s.h.

US History/Geography - select from: GEOG 233, 250, 260, 262, AHIS 200-399

9 s.h.

European History/Geography - select from: GEOG 270, EHIS 200-399

6 s.h.

World History/Geography - select from: GEOG 238, 266, 274, 277, 279, WHIS 200-399

6 s.h.

Economics - select from: ECON 100-399; FINC 230

6 s.h.

Political Science - select from: POLS 200-203, 205-207, 230-245, 284, 329

6 s.h.


Sub Total 48 s.h.

III. Related Work

EDUC 254 Integrating Technology into the Curriculum: Middle & High School

3 s.h.

Any Foreign language at the 102 level or higher ~OR~ meeting the education foreign language requirement in related work via a proficiency score on the foreign language exam of 250 or higher or via three years of progressive study of the same foreign language in high school.

0-6 s.h.


Sub Total 3-9 s.h.

IV. General Education Coursework

Must complete at least 7 of the 10 general education areas with a minimum of 30 s.h.. These courses may overlap with other requirements.

V. Electives

Electives dependent upon selections and with advisement

24 s.h.


Program Total 122-125 s.h.

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