Bachelor of Science in Education: Social Studies Certification 7-12

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The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years.


Course Credits
Freshman Year  
First Semester 16
ENG 101  English Composition I 3
HIS 101  History of the U.S. to 1877 3
PSY 100  General Psychology 3
UNI 100  First-Year Seminar 1
Math Course 3
General Education Course 3
   
Second Semester 15
ESP 210  Special Education Foundations and Collaborations 3
HIS 102  History of the U.S. Since 1877 3
English Course 3
Math Course 3
General Education Course 3
   
Sophomore Year  
Third Semester 15
ECO 100  Elements of Economics 3
GEO 100  Introduction to Geography 3
HIS 104  History of Western Civilization to 1500  OR  HIS 111 World Civilization to 1500 3
POS 105  American Politics 3
PSY 206  Adolescent Psychology 3
   
Fourth Semester 15
EDU 333  Technology in Teaching and Learning   3
ESP 311  Assessment and Positive Behavior Interventions 3
HIS 106  History of Western Society Since 1500  OR  HIS 112  World Civilization Since 1500 3
SEC 210  Introduction to Secondary Education 3
SEC 220  Standards-based Education in Secondary Education 3
   
Junior Year  
Fifth Semester 15
PSY 360  Technology Integration in Secondary Education 3
SEC 310  Instructional Strategies in Secondary Education 3
SEC 350  Content Area Literacy 3
SOC 100  Principles of Sociology 3
General Education Course 3
   
Sixth Semester 15
EDU 310  Teaching in a Multicultural Society 3
HIS 104  History of Western Civilization to 1500  OR  HIS 111  World Civilization to 1500 3
HIS 3xx  Non-Western History Course 3
SEC 400  Classroom Management 3
SEC 420  Assessments and Interventions in Secondary Education 3
   
Senior Year  
Seventh Semester 15
EDU 350  Supporting English Language Learners 3
ESP 413  Evidence-based Practices for Secondary Education 3
HIS 3xx
SEC 396  Teaching of Social Studies 3
Social Studies Elective 3
   
Eighth Semester 15
SEC 460  Professional Practices in Secondary Education 3
SEC 461  Student Teaching Practicum 12
Total 121