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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Social Science & Secondary Education, BA

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Please see catalog section on applying for admission to the Teacher Education Program and other program requirements for additional information.  The Interdisciplinary Social Science Major enables teachers to teach multiple social science subjects in secondary schools. A Coaching Option is available with any teaching major, but does not lead to licensure.

Credit Requirements

General Education: 32 Credits

General Education 

Highly Recommended General Education Courses

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Major: 52 Credits

ISS & Secondary Education Double Majors must take the Modern History Minor and the Government Minor, modified slightly (as indicated below) to accommodate certification requirements.

Select 1 course/4 credits from the following

Select 1 course/4 credits from the following

  • Any 300-400 level HSTA/HSTR course 4 Credit(s)


Select 1 Capstone option from one of the selected Minors

  • HPSS rubrics 494 Seminar/Workshop 4 Credit(s)
  • HPSS rubrics 498 Internship 4 Credit(s)
  • HPSS rubrics 499 Senior Project/Thesis/Capstone 4 Credit(s)

Student Teaching: 8 Credits

Electives: 0 Credits

Choose elective credits from any college-level catalog courses to bring degree total to 128.

ISS And Secondary Education Total Credits: 128

Additional ISS and Secondary Education Degree and Course Information

Technology Requirement: Before registering for EDU 371   students must have earned a passing score on the Information & Technology Literacy Exam, or at least a B- on either COMS 115   Computer Basics for Educators (4 credits) or CAPP 131   Basic Microsoft Office (4 credits).

Students in an internship program (e.g. Class 5 teachers) will substitute EDU 498 - Internship  for EDU 495S  . Consult with the Director of Field Experiences to determine appropriate number of credits.

Current certification in First Aid, CPR, and AED for adults, children and infants is required for all education majors prior to student teaching.  ECP 100   is recommended to fulfill this requirement.

Recommended Four Year Course Sequence

This list includes the major, minor, and option core classes as guidelines to complete in four years. It is one example of how the program can be completed in four years; faculty advisors assist students in choosing among the options in a given semester to insure progress towards completion of the program. Students should complete General Education and elective requirements while working with these guidelines.

Freshmen Year ISS And Secondary Education Courses

Sophomore Year ISS And Education Courses

Junior Year ISS And Education Courses

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