School of Education

B.S. in Secondary Education, Social Studies (120 cr)

This degree will license you to teach in both Middle and High School in the selected content area. General education requirements vary slightly from program to program.

General Education Requirements »

Additional Requirements (0-2 cr)

First-Year Seminar (0-2 cr)

Students entering the program with less than 12 credit hours of transferable credit are required to complete the First Year Seminar (UCOL-U 101).

Professional Education Requirements

Foundations (9 cr)

Methods (13 cr) [Must be admitted to TEP]

Student Teaching Semester (15 cr)

Skill Review Courses (optional, as needed)

Secondary Social Studies Major

Social Studies courses are grouped into areas. Students must choose one primary and one supporting area. 30 of the 54 credits must be at the 200 level and above.

  1. From the primary area, choose 36 credit hours.
  2. From the secondary area, choose 18 credit hours

Primary History Area

Required courses:

Primary Political Science Courses

Required courses:

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