Social Studies Teacher Education

The Social Studies Education major must complete 129 semester hours of University courses.  Included in the 129 semester hours are a minimum of 34 hours of courses in professional development courses, 42 hours in social studies specialization courses, and 12 hours in the Teaching Internship.  Students must be admitted to into the Teacher Education Program which requires an overall grade point average of 2.75 and a passing score of the PRAXIS I test as set by the State of Maryland. 

Required Major Courses

ECON 201
ECON 202

EDCI 200
EDCI 2011 
EDCI 306
EDCI 311
EDCI 400
EDCI 406
EDCI 409
EDCI 410
EDCI 480
EDSP 428
EDCI 490
PSYC 200
PSYC 3032 or
PSYC 3052
PSYC 307

GEOG 201
GEOG 202

HIST 101
HIST 102
HIST 201
HIST 202
HIST 300/400

POLI 200
SOCI 201
SOCI 221
POLI 300/400 LEVEL
SOCI 222

1Course does not count toward graduation.
2Student may select either PSYC 303 or PSYC 305.
3 It is suggested that students take and pass Praxis II before taking this course to ensure a seamless transition.

Click to see the Social Studies Teacher Education Curriculum Guide.

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