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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Science (7-12) Field Endorsement, BS/BA

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This program will endorse an individual to teach Social Science in grades seven through twelve (7-12).

  • All students seeking certification in any education endorsement are required to complete the following courses listed below. EDUC 208  and EDUC 209  are prerequisite (or co-requisite) courses for all Education courses. Plan to take EDUC 208 /EDUC 209  during your first semester of Education coursework.
  • Should a transfer student be able to document the successful completion of an introductory education course, they will receive credit for EDUC 208 . The transfer student will still need to complete EDUC 209 - Teacher Education Orientation & Practicum  and should plan to enroll in this course during the first semester in which one or more other Education courses are taken.
  • All required coursework in the Education Core and Endorsements must be completed with a minimum grade of “C-” and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 to be admitted to and remain in the Teacher Education program. In order to be admitted to EDUC 410 , EDUC 411 , EDUC 412 , EDUC 413 , SPED 421  or SPED 435 - Special Education Student Teaching , a GPA of 3.0 in the major field of study is required.
  • All teacher education students must take PSYC 250 - Human Growth & Development . This course can also be counted toward the general education requirements for Social Science.
  • Students must complete the following coursework in addition to the General Studies requirements.

Students wanting to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree must complete the Additional BA Requirements 

Social Science (7-12) Field Endorsement

Program Prerequisite

Education Core Total: 34

Secondary Education Option Total: 9

Secondary Education Major Total: 43

* Courses marked with an asterisk require admission to Teacher Education.

** Students must complete these courses prior to admission to Teacher Education.

Social Science Core Endorsement Requirements

Social Science Core Total: 18

Additional History Requirements

  • HIST *** Upper Division (300 level or higher) American History 9 Credit Hours
  • HIST *** Upper Division (300 level or higher) World History 3 Credit Hours
Additional History Total: 12

Social Science Requirements

Complete six (6) hour blocks in Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology and the six (6) hour block in either Anthropology OR Sociology.

Choose either Anthropology or Sociology Block

Social Science Total: 60

Field Endorsement Total: 103

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