2020-2021 Catalog

 

Social Studies Education (5-12 Certification)

Education Courses (38-39 credits)

EDU-130American Education

3

EDU-200Educational Technology

1 to 2

EDU-296Secondary School Observation/ Participation

1 to 2

EDU-240Educational Psychology

3

EDU-250Principles of Teaching

3

PSY-276Psychology of the Exceptional Learner

3

EDU-324Disciplinary Literacy

3

EDU-382SSMethods of Teaching Sr High/Jr High/ Middle School Social Studies

3

EDU-382CMethods of Teaching Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Practicum

1

EDU-383PSecondary Practicum P-12/5-12

1

EDU-490Supervised Student Teaching in Senior/Junior High/Middle School (5-12)

15

EDU-495Student Teaching Seminar

1

Social Studies Courses

Foundation Courses

MAT-112General Statistics

3

Required:

Historical Perspectives (12 credits)
HST-211American Civilization to 1865

3

HST-212American Civilization after 1865

3

HST-290Making History: Historians, Historical Techniques and Historiography

3

-HST Elective (300 or 400 level)

3

Government (12 credits)
POL-100American Government

3

POL-232Comparative Politics

3

-or

POL-230World Politics

3

POL-200State and Local Government and Politics

3

POL-Elective (300-400 level): see "Scholarship List" requirement below

3

Geography
GEO-202Political and Cultural Geography

3

Content areas

Choose one of the following:
Economics (12 credits)
ECO-212Microeconomics

3

ECO-213Macroeconomics

3

-Elective

3

ECO-Elective (300-400 level)

3

Sociology (12 credits)
-SOC Elective

3

-SOC Elective

3

-SOC Elective

3

SOC-Elective (300-400 level)

3

Psychology (12 credits)
-PSY Elective

3

-PSY Elective

3

-PSY Elective

3

PSY-Elective (300-400 level)

3

Scholarship List Requirement: SSE majors are required to take an upper-division scholarship quality elective under both the Historical Perspectives requirement and the Government requirement. Both the HST and POL upper-division scholarship quality courses will be determined by the SSE content advisor in coordination with the School of Teacher Education.

Advanced Placement

Students majoring in Social Studies Education can receive Advanced Placement Credit for courses as follows:

Advanced Credit Exam
Minimum Score
Semester Hours
IWU Equivalent
Comparative Government & Politics
4 3
POL232
Comparative Government & Politics
3
3
UNDI
Human Geography
4
3
GEO202
Government & Politics-United States
4
3
POL100
Government & Politics-United States
3
3
UNDI
History-European
3
3
UNDI
History-United States
4
3
HST211
History-United States
4
3
HST212
History-United States
3
3
UNDI
Macroeconomics
4
3
ECO213
Microeconomics
4
3
ECO212
Psychology
4
3
PSY150
Statistics
4
3
MAT112

UNDI - credit is not assigned to a specific course but does count toward the overall college degree as an elective

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