Social Sciences Secondary Education Required Courses

Introductory Courses (12 units)

EDUC 202 Historical & Contemporary Perspectives on America’s Urban School (3) or
SCED 200 Foundations of Education (3)
SCED 305 Adolescent Learning, Development, and Diversity (3)
ISTC 301 Integrating Instructional Technology (3)
SPED 301 Introduction to Special Education K-12 (3)

Program Courses (11 units)

SCED 341 Principles of Secondary Education (4)
SCED 460 Using Reading and Writing in the Secondary School (4)
SCED 461 Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Area (3)

Internship (12 units)

SCED 499 Internship in Secondary Education (6)
SCED 401 Analyzing Student Teaching (2)
SCED 462 Seminar in Teaching Reading in the SCED Content Areas (1)
SCED 355 Methods of Teaching Social Studies in the Secondary Schools

Student Teaching (12)

SCED 389 Student Teaching in the Secondary Schools—Social Studies

Content Courses (45 units)

ANTH 207 Culture Anthropology (3)
HIST 102 History of European Civilization through the 17th Century (3)
HIST 103 History of European Civilization from the 17th Century (3)
HIST 145 History of the US to the Mid-19th Century (3)
HIST 146 History of the US Since the Mid-19th Century (3)
HIST 109 Intro to the Civilization of India (3) or HIST 110 East Asian Civilization to the 17th Century (3) or HIST 111 Modern East Asia Since the 17th Century (3) or HIST 121 Latin America: Colonial Period (3) or HIST 135 African History and Culture (3) or HIST 307 – 329 Select one from the catalog (3)
GEOG 101 Physical Geography (3) or GEOG 102 World Regional Geography (3) or GEOG 109 Introduction to Human Geography (3)
GEOG 101 Physical Geography (3) or GEOG 102 World Regional Geography (3) or GEOG 105 Geography of International Affairs (3) or GEOG 109 Introduction to Human Geography (3) or GEOG 221 Interpretation of Maps (3)
ECON 201 Microeconomic Principles (3)
ECON 202 Macroeconomic Principles (3)
POSC 103 American National Government (3)
POSC 101 Introduction to Political Science (3) or POSC 105 Governments of the World (3) or POSC 107 Introduction to International Relations (3) or POSC 137 Governments of the World (3) or POSC 207 State Governments (3)
SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology (3)
SOSC 401 Topics in Social Science (3)

Elective Courses students must complete three upper division courses (300-400) from any disciplines in the program (9)

Requirements

  • Praxis 1 or Praxis Core, or ACT, GRE, SAT
  • Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning
  • 2.75 Major GPA
  • 2.75 Overall GPA
  • 3.00 Professional Education GPA