Secondary Education: Social Studies (Grades 5-12) Licensure



Secondary Education: Social Studies (Grades 5-12) Licensure

Designed for those looking to teach one of the social sciences at the secondary level, this specialty area consists of education, core social sciences and four courses in a concentration.

Supporting Courses

  • PSYC 1001 General Psychology
  • PSYC 2025 Lifespan Developmental Psychology

Courses in Subject Area
(Licensure requirements may not constitute a full major – please consult with your advisor in this major.)

• ECON 2610 Principles of Microeconomics OR ECON 2620 Principles of Macroeconomics
• GEOG 2000 Human (Cultural) Geography
• HIST 1200 Survey of U.S. Political & Social History, 1600-1900 OR HIST 2200 Twentieth Century America
• POSC 2010 American Government and Politics OR POSC 2200 Introduction to Comparative Government
• SOCI 1000 Principles and Concepts in Sociology 
• SOCI 3250 Cultural Anthropology 

An additional history course focusing on the history of a region other than the U.S. or Canada (i.e., Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa, Australia, Oceania)

Required Education Courses

  • EDUC 3743 Special Methods: Middle Level Social Studies (2)
  • EDUC 3753 Special Methods: Senior High Social Studies (2)
  • EDUC 3912 Student Teaching Secondary

Concentration Course Requirements:

  • Four additional courses in one discipline (Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology)