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 (39 cr)
Composition & Communication (9 cr)
- ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition I
- ENG-W 290 Writing for teachers or any other second writing course
- Choose one speech course (eg. SPCH-S 121, CMCL-C 223)
College Level Mathematics (3 cr)
Choose at least one math course that meets IU East General Education Requirements.
Humanities & Fine Arts (6 cr)
Choose 2 courses from:
- World Language, Music (no studio), Fine Arts (1 studio only), Journalism, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Theater
Natural Science & Mathematics (6 cr)
- Choose EDUC-Q 200 or another non-lab science course.
- Choose at least one science course with a lab. Course can be taken from Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Astronomy, Geology, or Anatomy & Physiology.
Behavioral & Social Sciences (9 cr)
- Choose a content area. Your 100-level courses will fulfill 6 credit hours.
- EDUC-P 254, Educational Psychology fulfills the other 3 credit hours.
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 (12 cr)
- EDUC-W 200 Using Computers in Education
- EDUC-M 300 Teaching in a Pluralistic Society
- EDUC-M 101 Field Experience
- EDUC-P 254 Educational Psychology
- EDUC-K 306 Teaching students with Special Needs
Teacher Education Program (0 cr)
Methods (10 cr) [Must be admitted to TEP]
- EDUC-M 314 General Methods (complete first)
- EDUC-M 464 Methods of Teaching Reading
- EDUC-M 401 Field Experience
- EDUC-M 441 Social Studies Methods
Student Teaching Semester (12 cr)
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.
- From the primary area, choose 36 credit hours.
- From the secondary area, choose 18 credit hours
If primary, these are required courses:
If primary, choose 6 from: (need 3 American and 3 World)