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BACHELOR OF Arts IN History: Middle Grades Social Studies Education (6-9)

First Year | Second Year | Third Year | Fourth Year

 

Recommended Degree Pathway for Middle Grades Social Studies Education (6-9)

The recommended degree path outlines a sample course plan towards graduating in four years. The path suggests taking courses in specific semesters, but there may be semesters when a course is not offered. Consult your advisor for your official degree planning. This degree path is based on the 2009-2010 university catalog.

Please be advised that in order to graduate in four years individuals must successfully complete a minimum of 15 to 18 credit hours per semester.

General Education Requirements: MAT 1050 for Math and PHS 1100 or 1560 for Science are recommended.

 

First Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
FRS 1000 Freshman Seminar (1)  
ENG 1050 Composition I GE required course
HST 1010 American Civilizations to 1877 Major required Basic History course
HST 1140 World Civilizations to 1500 Major required Basic History course
GGY 1010; or Principles of Geography; or Major required Social Science course
GGY 1020; or World Regional Geography; or  
GGY 1150 Earth Science  
  General Education  
  General Education  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ENG 1060 Composition II GE required course; Prerequisite: ENG 1050
HST 1020 American Civilizations since 1877 Major required Basic History course
HST 1150 World Civilizations since 1500 Major required Basic History course
PSPA 1010 Introduction to American National Government Major required Social Sciences course
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education PED (1)  

 

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Second Year

Candidates should apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program during the sophomore year. Read about the eligibility for admission to the Teacher Education Program.

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
HST 3000 Introduction to the Study of History Major required Advanced History course
ECN 2020 Principles of Microeconomics Major required Social Sciences course
  General Education Major required course
  General Education Major required course
  General Education Major required course
  General Education  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
HST 3170 History of North Carolina Major required Advanced History course
ECN 2030 Principles of Macroeconomics Major required Social Sciences course
  Advanced History U.S. History, upper division
  Advanced History Latin American, African, or Asian History, upper division
  General Education  
  General Education  


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Third Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SSE 3000 Introduction to Teaching Social Studies Fall only; Major required Content Pedagogy; Prerequisite: EDN 3020 and 15 semester hours in history and social sciences with a 2.5 average (QPA)
EPC 2020 Introduction to Education, Ethics, and Professionalism (1) Major required Educator Preparation Core
SOC 1050 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Major required Social Sciences course; Also AIS 1050
  Advanced History U.S. History, upper division
  Advanced History European History, upper division
  Advanced History Latin American, African, or Asian History, upper division

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SSE 3650 Content and Techniques of Social Studies Spring only; Major required Content Pedagogy; Prerequisite: EDN 3020, fifteen semester hours in history, and formal admission to the Teacher Education Program or permission of the instructor.
EPC 2040 Introduction to Exceptional, Diverse, and at-Risk Students Major required Educator Preparation Core
EPC 3000 The Psychology of Learning and the Environment (2) Major required Educator Preparation Core
  Advanced History European History, upper division
  Social Science Guided Elective Major required Social Sciences course
CSC 4050 Current Topics in Computers in Education (3) Major required Content Pedagogy

 

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Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SSE 4000 (EDN 4000) Methods of Teaching Social Studies Fall and Summer II only; Major required Content Pedagogy; Prerequisite: SSE 3000, 3650 and 30 hours in history with a 2.5 average (QPA)
EPC 3030 Reading Strategies for the 21st Century Major required Educator Preparation Core
SOC 2090; or Social Problems in Modern Society; or Major required Social Sciences course
PSY 1010 Introductory Psychology  
  Social Science Guided Elective Major required Social Sciences course
HST 4510; or Senior Seminar; or Prerequisite:
2.0 QPA in history courses taken, and completion of 15 hours of Advanced History courses
HST 4xxx Topics in History Major required Advanced History course

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SSE 4480 Internship in Social Studies in the Secondary School (9) Major required Content Pedagogy; Prerequisite: SSE 4000
SSE 4490 Professional Seminar in Middle and Secondary Social Studies Major required Content Pedagogy

 

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Updated: Friday, June 25, 2010

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  • Department of History
  • Contact:
    Dr. Jeff Lucas
    Assistant Professor and SSE Undergraduate Coordinator
    Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 207
    Phone: 910.521.6441
    Email: jeffrey.lucas
    @uncp.edu
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