2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 10, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Social Studies Education Major


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(76-77 credits)

Students in the Social Studies Education major receive broad training in the theory and practice of teaching with the aim of becoming licensed at the junior high or high school level. In addition, student select at least two of the following concentrations as content specialists: economics, geography, government, history, psychology, or sociology.

Courses Required for Teaching Areas:


Students should choose two teaching areas and consult the Social Science Education Web site for a list of elective options.

Economics (15 credits minimum):


Government (15 credits minimum):


History (24 credits minimum):


Psychology (15 credits minimum):


Sociology (15 credits minimum):


Courses Required for Disciplines not Chosen as Teaching Areas:


Required Professional Education:


Four hours are required in the Senior High-Junior High/Middle School Professional Education sequence described in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology.

Professional Education Courses Taught in the Bayh College of Education (31 credits):


Students pursuing the social studies major must also fulfill the requirements of the teacher education program listed below.

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