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2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog

Social Studies Teaching Field Grades 5-Adult, B.A.


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The social studies program, which offers a comprehensive major, is intended primarily for students preparing to teach in middle or high schools. These curricula provide a multi-disciplinary foundation for prospective teachers who enter integrated social studies educational situations.

Curriculum for Teaching Field in Social Studies Grades 5-Adult


Specific general studies requirements, 6 Hours:


Required courses, 45 Hours:


Four-Year Course Progression


Social Studies Teaching Field Grades 5-Adult
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 150 1 Seminar in Education (FYEX) 1   EDUC 200 2 Foundations of American Education (SO-MD) 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 or 103 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose History (HM-GL or MD) with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3   PSCI 101 2 American Federal Government (SO-CK) (Req.) 3
Core Curriculum 1 Mathematics (MA) 3   PSYC 101 2 Introduction to Psychology (SO-MD) (Req.) 3
GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 16          
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
COMM 202 2 Fundamentals of Speech (HM-GL or MD) (Req.) 3   EDUC 320   The Social and Psychological Conditions of Learning 4
Core Curriculum 1 Science (LS) 4   GEOG 301/4xx   Choose with advisor 3
ECON 205 2 Principles of Macroeconomics (SO-CK) (Req.) 3   Core Curriculum 1 Science (LS) 4
HIST 201   History of the United States to 1865 3   ECON 206   Principles of Microeconomics 3
GEOG 105 2 World Cultural Geography (SO-GL)    3   HIST 202   History of the United States, 1865 to Present 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 17
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 360 2 Survey of Exceptional Children (SO-MD) 3   EDUC 370   Creating Learning Environments 3
SOCI 205   Social Problems 3   EDUC 422   Special Methods of Teaching Social Studies 3
PSCI 300   State and Local Government 3   Elective   Upper-level HIST 3
HIST 309   West Virginia and the Appalachian Region 3   HIST 314   Recent United States History, 1945 to Present OR  
HIST 333   Modern European History 3   HIST 315   History of American Women OR  
    TOTAL 15   HIST 405   Introduction to African-American History 3
          HIST 338   European Women to 1500 OR  
          HIST 339   European Women Since 1500 OR  
          HIST 410   Russia to 1855 OR  
          HIST 412   History of Russia Since 1855 OR  
          HIST 445   Latin America to 1840 OR  
          HIST 446   HIST 446 - Latin America Since 1820 3
              TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 443   Reading in the Content Areas  3   EDUC 400 3 Inclusion in the Regular Classroom (WM/CP)  3
EDUC 380   Technology in 21st-Century Teaching and Learning  3   EDUC 456   Student Teaching, Grades 5-Adult  9
ANTH 315   Cultural Anthropology OR         TOTAL  12
PSYC 305   Social Psychology OR            
SOCI 403   Ethnic Relations   3       DEGREE TOTAL  120
HIST 320   Sub-Saharan Africa OR            
HIST 419   East Asia to 1800 OR            
HIST 420   Modern East Asia Since 1800 OR            
HIST 421   History of Modern Japan 3          
Elective   Elective 3          
    TOTAL 14          
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