Sep 21, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

History, Social Studies Education Grades 6-12 Concentration, BA


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Total Hours Required for Degree:  123

The Bachelor of Arts in History with a concentration in Social Studies Education Grades 6-12 leads to initial teacher certification. All teacher education preparation requirements must be satisfied for this degree.

Teacher Education Requirements


Must achieve one of the following:

  • ACT ≥ 22;
  • SAT ≥ 1100 combined Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math; or
  • Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (pass all three):
    • Reading (#5712) with a score ≥ 156.
    • Writing (#5722) with a score ≥ 162.
    • Mathematics (#5732) with a score ≥ 150.

Always check with your advisor concerning test numbers and passing scores as they are subject to change.

Teacher Education Requirements


EDUC 200 packet must be approved prior to enrolling in EDUC and SPED 300/400 level courses.

Teacher Education Requirements


The Praxis Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT): Grades 7-12 exam (#5624) and Praxis Social Studies: Content and Interpretation exam (#5086) must be passed prior to enrolling in EDUC 470S.

Teacher Education Requirements


Non-education courses taken during residency semesters must be scheduled either in the evening or online.

Senior Fall - 12 hours


Note:  EDUC 351 requires 10 field experience hours, EDUC 469 requires 20 field experience hours, and EDUC 470S requires a minimum of 60% of the instructional week in an assigned grade 6-12 classroom completing residency hours.

  • HIST Elective (300/400 Level) - 3 hours

Senior Spring - 10 hours


Note:  EDUC 472S requires 100% of the instructional week in an assigned grade 6-12 classroom completing residency hours.

Note


Students must earn a grade of C or better in ECON 203, ECON 204, EDTC 245, ENGL 101, ENGL 102, (MATH 113 or MATH 170), and SOCL 201, as well as in all EDUC, HIST, POLS, PSYC, and SPED courses.

General Notes


  • All bachelor's degrees must include 40 hours at the 300/400 level.
  • All bachelor’s degrees require at least one life science course and one physical science course from the Natural Sciences area of the General Education Core Curriculum .
  • All degree and graduation requirements may be found on the Academic Regulations  page.

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