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 (39 cr)

Composition & Communication (9 cr)

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:

Natural Science & Mathematics (6 cr)

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)

Teacher Education Program (0 cr)

  • TEP Application Required

Methods (10 cr) [Must be admitted to TEP]

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.

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

Area: Historical

If primary, these are required courses:

If primary, choose 6 from: (need 3 American and 3 World)

Area: Economics

Area: Government & Citizenship (Political Science)

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