Catalog 2010-2012

Social Science-Teaching-Plan A - Specialist (Extended Program)

The Social Science Teaching major Plan A-Specialist requires a minimum of 135 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 135 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.

This major is intended for students who wish to teach three of the following social sciences: American Government, American History, Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Psychology, Sociology, and World History. 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

  Three areas of study in the social sciences are required. Two of these areas require a minimum of 21 hours, and one requires a minimum of 18 hours. Only one field of history
  (American or World) may be selected as one of the three areas of the major.....60 hours

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 12 (or 15) hours in American Government and 3 hours in Comparative Government or International Relations.

  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, 942:166
  942:172, 942:173, 942:174, 943:127.

  Eligible electives in Comparative Government or International Relations: 943:024, 943:125, 943:143, 943:145, 944:135, 944:164, 944:165, 944:167.

  COURSES THAT MAY BE USED TO MEET REQUIREMENTS IN EITHER OF THE ABOVE CATEGORIES, BUT NOT BOTH: 943:127.

American History

  History: 961:014; 961:015; plus 12 (or 15) 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.

Anthropology

  Anthropology: 990:010; 990:011; plus 12 (or 15) hours in anthropology.

Economics

  Economics: 920:053*; 920:054*; 920:103; 920:104; plus 6 (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: 970:026; 970:040; 970:141; plus 9 (or 12) hours in geography from the following courses: 970:010, 970:028, 970:061, 970:100, 970:101, 970:104, 970:111,
  970:114, 970:116, 970:117, 970:119, 970:127, 970:137, 970:141 (for different region than above), 970:144, 970:151, 970:164, 970:171.

Psychology

  Psychology: 400:001; 400:118; plus 12 (or 15) hours in psychology.

Sociology

  Sociology: 980:001; plus 15 (or 18) hours of sociology from the following courses: 980:060, 980:080, 980:105, 980:108, 980:125, 980:135, 980:138, 980:156, 980:160,
  980:167, 980:168, 980:170, 980:171, 980:172, 980:177.

  Criminology: 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, 963:155963:157, 963:160, 963:161, 963:165, 963:169, 963:170, 963:172, 963:174, 964:178). Plus 12 (or 15) hours in European, Asian, Latin American and/or
  African history from the following courses: 960:189, 960:192, 962:101, 962:103, 962:123, 962:126, 962:151, 962:152, 962:153, 962:158, 962:164, 962:171, 963:154,
  963:155, 963:157, 963:160, 963:161, 963:165, 963:169, 963:170, 963:172, 963:174, 964:175, 964:176, 964:180, 964:181, 964:182, 964:183, 964:187.