ARCHIVED 2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 09, 2020  
ARCHIVED 2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Middle Grades Social Sciences Certificate (Post Baccalaureate Certificate)


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The Middle Grades Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Social Sciences provides an opportunity to pursue initial licensure in North Carolina while completing the Professional Education sequence in Social Sciences.  Receipt of the certificate alone requires the completion of 27 graduate credit hours in the Professional Education sequence for Social Sciences.  Receipt of the certificate and initial licensure in North Carolina requires the completion of 27 graduate credit hours in the Professional Education sequence for Social Sciences, plus the completion of 24 hours in the Social Sciences content area courses. Completion of the Educators’ Professional Beliefs about Diversity survey and the M5336 Personality Inventory survey is required for admission into the certificate program. 

To be eligible for licensure, students must maintain a 2.75 GPA or better in the content area courses.  However, to receive the certificate, students must have a 3.0 GPA upon completion of the Professional Education sequence courses.  A student will be dismissed from the program if the student’s GPA falls below 2.75.  In order to be considered for readmission to the program, the student must improve their GPA before reapplying.  If a student does not successfully complete internship the student may be dismissed from the program and will be ineligible for licensure. 

 The Professional Education sequence courses for the Social Sciences content area are as follows:

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