CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 17, 2018  
CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Social Sciences, BSEd


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Total number of hours for the program: 128.

Admission to the Social Sciences Education Program

Students seeking admission to the Social Sciences Education Program must declare their major and meet the requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program .

Admission to the Professional Education Sequence

Students in Professional Education must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program and are subject to all teacher education requirements.  EDCI 201 is the only course in the professional education sequence that may be taken before admission to teacher education.

Continuation in the Social Sciences Education Program

To continue in the program, students must meet the continuation requirements of the Teacher Education Program . In addition, students must have a 3.0 GPA in both degrees (excluding the Professional Education Sequence and Liberal Studies) to be eligible for the internship, as well as to graduate. No grade lower than a C in courses in either major will count toward the degrees. Students must achieve a C or better in HIST 395 to take HIST 405. Students must complete the two-semester internship for both graduation and licensure. 

Students seeking licensure must enroll simultaneously and complete the BSEd and the BS or BA in History.

Liberal Studies (42 hours)


Liberal Studies Program Requirements  

Major Requirements for Social Science (29 hours)


All Social Science BSEd students pursue a double degree (Social Sciences and History).

I. Modern Foreign Languages: 3 Hours


  • MFL 102- Modern Foreign Language Credits: (3) 

II. Methods (8 hours)


III. Social Science Courses (18 hours)


Students should take two of the following (one from the ECON group and one from the GEOG group, below) Students should also take four upper-division PSC electives, as explained under PSC Upper Division Electives:

PSC Upper Division Electives (12 hours)


All students must take PSC 327, and must choose nine additional hours in American Politics from the following list. At least three of those hours must be either PSC 301, 308 or 312. Use the following elective breakdown to choose PSC electives:

Additional Requirements


Students must have a 3.0 GPA in both degrees, excluding the Professional Education Sequence and Liberal Studies.

Students must achieve a C or better in HIST 395 to take HIST 405.

Students must complete a two semester internship.

Students seeking licensure must enroll simultaneously and complete the BSEd and the BS or BA in History.

No grade lower than a C in courses in either major will count toward the degrees.

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