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  Nov 17, 2017
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Education - Social Studies - History (BSEd)

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Secondary Education / Foundations of Education


This program track prepares students for careers teaching Social Studies / History in secondary schools. Requirements for the Major in Secondary Education (7-12) include a combination of education courses and student teaching experiences that lead to certification for a state-approved teaching license.   

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Major Requirements - Credits: 103

Some courses within the major requirements can also be used as Liberal Studies requirements. See Major Curriculum Guide.

Choose two of the following World History courses - Credits: 6

Choose two of the following US History courses - Credits: 6

Required Course - Credits: 3

Secondary Education Social Studies Electives - Credits: 21

All grades must be “C” or above.

21 Credits from the group of American History, Non-Western History and European History. Each area must have a minimum of 6 credits and one area must have a minimum of 9 credits.

American History Electives - Credits: 6-9

Required PA History

Required courses outside History

The courses below may also be used in Liberal Studies. Always check with your Academic Adviser prior to scheduling.

Required Professional Studies Courses - Credits: 6

Required Economics Course - Credits: 3

Required Geography Courses - Credits: 6

Choose 2 Geography courses.

Required Political Science Courses - Credits: 6

POLS 101 is required and one other Political Science course.

Required Psychology Course - Credits: 3

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