Social Studies Education

Freshman English Class

BA Secondary Education – Social Studies 5-Adult

General Studies Core

Social Science Core (45 cr)

ECON 101 – Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 102 – Principles of Microeconomics
GEO 205 – Introduction to Geography
GEO 206 – World Geography
GEO 310 – Geography of the US and Canada
HIST 103 – History of Civilization I
HIST 104 – History of Civilization II
HIST 210 – History of the United States I, to 1876
HIST 211 – History of the United States II, since 1876
HIST 302 – West Virginia and the Appalachian Region
POLS 101 – Basic Concepts of Politics and Government
POLS 201 – American Government
POLS 202 – American State and Local Government
PSYC 101 – Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 225 – Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence
SOC 150 – Basic Concepts of Sociology
SWK 201 – Ethnicity, Diversity and Cultural Awareness

Upper-Level History Electives (9 cr)

Upper-Level Social Science Electives, no more than one from a single discipline (9 cr)

Professional Education

EDUC 100 – Introduction to Professional Education
EDUC 201 – Human Development
EDUC 207 – Foundations of Education
EDUC 290 – Computing and Instructional Technology
EDUC 293 – Instructional Design
EDUC 301 – Educational Psychology
EDUC 356 – Curriculum and Methods in Social Studies
SPED 241 – Introduction to Exceptionalities
SPED 320 – Collaborative Techniques for Students with Exceptionalities
READ 302 – Reading for Content Area

Student Teaching (Professional Semester)

EDUC 409 – School Law and Organization
EDUC 464 – Educational Assessment
EDUC 470 – Professional Semester Seminar
EDUC 484 – Student Teaching in Middle Childhood Education

Additional credits to total 128