Catalog 2010-2012

Social Science Major-Teaching - Plan B - All Social Science (Extended Program)

The Social Science Teaching major Plan B-All Social Science requires a minimum of 126-129 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx), the Professional Education Requirements (page xxx), and the following specified major requirements to complete the minimum of 126-129 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.

This major is intended for students who wish to teach in the State of Iowa in all areas of social science: American Government, American History, Economics, Geography, Psychology, Sociology, and World History. Area of study will count for one endorsement area. Because of the number of courses required for this major, it cannot be completed in eight semesters of normal work. It will require a longer time or additional work during summers.

 

Required:

  Social Science: 900:190; 900:191.....4 hours

  One area of study in the social sciences is required. That one area requires a minimum of 15 hours. The rest of the major would complete the Iowa All-Social Studies Endorsement which is
  as follows: American Government (9 hours), American History (9 hours), World History (9 hours), Economics (6 hours), Geography (6 hours) Psychology (6 hours), Sociology (6
  hours).....57-60 hours

61-64 hours

Upon completing 100 credit hours of college course work the student must have permission from the Undergraduate Coordinator, Social Science Program, to continue the Social Science-Teaching major based on minimum GPA requirements for full admission to the Teacher Education Program. Students unable to meet minimum grade point requirements for full admission to the Teacher Education Program and student teaching must seek an alternative degree.

American Government

  Political Science: 942:014; plus 6 (or 12) hours in American Government.

  Eligible American Government courses: 941:129, 942:048, 942:112, 942:131, 942:132, 942:134, 942:141, 942:142, 942:146, 942:147, 942:150, 942:151, 942:153, 942:166942:172,
  942:173, 942:174, 942:188.

American History

  History: 961:014; 961:015; plus 3 (or 9) hours in American history from the following courses: 960:189, 961:102, 961:116, 961:122, 961:124, 961:130, 961:131, 961:135, 961:136,
  961:137, 961:139, 961:140, 961:141, 961:142, 961:143, 961:144, 961:145, 961:146, 961:147, 961:150.

Economics

  Economics: 920:053*; 920:054*; plus 0 (or 9) hours in economics except 920:020; 920:024; 920:070.

*Both 920:053 and 920:054 will substitute for 920:024 which will satisfy Category 5B of the Liberal Arts Core.

Geography

  Geography: 970:010 or 910:040; 970:061 or 970:141 or 970:171; plus 0 (or 9) hours within the Geography Department.

Psychology

  Psychology: 400:001; 400:118; plus 0 (or 9) hours in psychology.

Sociology

  Sociology/Criminology: 980:001; 980:100 or 980:105 or 980:123 or 980:135 or 980:156; plus 0 (or 9) hours of sociology/criminology from the following courses: 980:060, 980:080,
  980:105, 980:108, 980:125, 980:135, 980:138, 980:160980:167, 980:168, 980:170, 980:171, 980:172, 980:177, 982:123, 982:127, 982:162, 982:169.

World History

  History: one course from Category A (962:101, 962:103, 962:123, 962:151, 962:152, 962:153, 962:158, 962:164, 962:171) and one course from Category B (962:126, 963:154,
  963:155, 963:157, 963:160, 963:161, 963:165, 963:169, 963:170, 963:172, 963:174, 964:178). Plus 3 (or 9) hours in European, Asian, Latin American and/or African history from the
  following courses: 960:189, 960:192, 962:101, 962:103962:123, 962:126, 962:151, 962:152, 962:153, 962:158, 962:164, 962:171963:154, 963:155, 963:157, 963:160, 963:161,
  963:165, 963:169, 963:170963:172, 963:174, 964:175, 964:176, 964:180, 964:181, 964:182, 964:183, 964:187.