BA SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM 

Suggested Curriculum             2020-2021 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  HIST 0041 Teacher Licensure Orientation 0         HIST 1111 Western Civ 2 3
  HIST 1101 Western Civ 1 3         CAMS 1311 Communication in the Classroom 3
  EDUC 1151 Culture & Schooling 3         EDUC 2101 Exceptional Learners 3
  ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3         PSYC 1001  Introduction to Psychology 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3           Modern Language 3
    Modern Language 3             15
      15              
YEAR 2                  
  HIST 1131 US History to 1877 3         HIST 1141 US History since 1877 3
  PLSC 1011 Introduction to American Politics 3         HIST 2041 Historiography 3
  PSYC 2171 Adolescent Psychology 3         HIST 3451 African American History 3
  BIZ 20x1 2021Micro or 2031Macroeconomics 3         EDUC 2421 Reading Across the Content Areas 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Diverse Cultures Seminar 3
      15             15
YEAR 3                  
  HIST 2771 Digital History 3         HSPS 4981 Senior Thesis 1 1
  HIST xxx1 US History Elective 2501 or higher 3         HIST xxx1 Non-Western History Elect 2501 or higher 3
  HIST xxx1 European History Elective 2501 or higher 3         PLSC 2501 State & Local Politics 3
  GEOG 2261 World Regional Geography 3         EDUC 3681 Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction 3
  EDUC 3401 Educational Psychology 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
      18             16
YEAR 4                  
  HIST 4991 Senior Thesis 2 1         EDUC 4901 Student Teaching 12
  GEOG 2481 Introduction to Geographic Info Systems 3         EDUC 4951 Student Teaching Seminar 2
  EDUC 4201 The Teaching Profession 1             14
  EDUC 4531 Integrated Social Studies Methods 3              
    Distribution Requirement 3              
    Distribution Requirement 3              
    Distribution Requirement 3              
      17              
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours = 120
Note: The Social Studies major includes a double major in History.
Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators should be completed freshman year.
Apply to Center for Teacher Education during sophomore year.
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BA degree - see Degree Works for details
• 3 Humanities • 2 Fine Arts  • 1 Mathematics/Statistics • 1 Natural Science