Social Studies Education

B.S. ED. with a Major in Social Studies Education 

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
Science/Technology with Lab 1 3-4
GEOG 161 World Regional Geography 3
HIST 103 United States to 1877 3
POLS 115 American Government I 3
 Credits15-16
Second Semester
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
HIST 104 United States since 1877 3
MATH 103 College Algebra 3
T&L 250 Introduction to Education 3
 Credits15
Sophomore Year
First Semester
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
GEOG 262 Geography of North America I 3
HIST 101 Western Civilization I 3
POLS 305
American Constitution-Governmental Powers
or American Political Thought
3
PSYC 111
Introduction to Psychology
or Introduction to Sociology
or Introduction to Anthropology
or Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
or Introduction to Archaeology
or World Prehistory
3
 Credits15
Second Semester
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
HIST 102 Western Civilization II 3
MUSC 100
Introduction to the Understanding of Music
or Introduction to the Fine Arts
3
T&L 319 Integrating Diverse Needs in Educational Settings 3
PSYC 361
or SOC 306
or SOC 335
or SOC 340
or SOC 361
or Any ANTH course 300 level or above
Social Psychology
or Social Change and Social Movements
or Families in a Changing Society
or Sociology of Gender
or Social Psychology
or
3
 Credits15
Junior Year
First Semester
ECON 210 Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics 3
GEOG 274 Introduction to Geospatial Technologies 3
HIST 220 History of North Dakota 3
POLS 116 State and Local Government 3
T&L 345 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment 3
 Credits15
Second Semester
ECON 303 Money and Banking 3
Electives in History (300 or above) 3
POLS 220 International Politics 3
T&L 432 Learning Environments 3
T&L 433 Multicultural Education 3
 Credits15
Senior Year
First Semester
GEOG 352 Economic Geography 3
T&L 339 Educational Technology 2
T&L 350 Development and Education of the Adolescent 3
T&L 400 Methods and Materials 3
T&L 486 Field Experience 2
 Credits13
Second Semester
T&L 487 Student Teaching 13
T&L 488 Senior Seminar 1
T&L 489 Senior Capstone: Responsive Teaching 3
 Credits17
 Total Credits120-121

1 = 9 credits: minimum 2 departments, must include a 4-hour science course with lab. 2 = 6 credits in one of the following areas Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology. PSYC 111 & 360; SOC 110 & 306 or 335 or 340 or 361; ANTH 100 or 171 or 172 or 200 & ANTH Elective, 300 or higher.


2= Students must complete enough electives to bring total credit hours up to the 125. Special Emphasis courses can fulfill an essential studies requirement (example-History 104, US History, will count toward the US Diversity as well as the Humanities area). Please Note: Every student must fulfill all University, Departmental, and Essential Studies requirements.