This program qualifies individuals for an Oklahoma teaching license and teaching social studies in grades 6-12. An overall GPA of 2.5 is required for admission to Teacher Education.

For a program checklist for teacher certification in social studies, students should consult the social studies education advisor.

 

Required Professional Education Core ( 31 hours):

Course Title Hours Required
EDUC 2002 Orientation to Teaching 2
EDUC 2011 Directed Field Experiences I 1
EDUC 2022 Education of the Exceptional Child 2
EDUC 2103 Human Development and Learning 3
EDUC 3102 Educational Psychology 2
EDUC 3203 School and Society 3
EDUC 3211 Directed Field Experiences II 1
EDUC 3343 Educational Media and Technology 3
EDUC 4310 * Student Teaching in the Elementary School 10
EDUC 4402 * Classroom Management/Career Issues 2
EDUC 4452 Evaluation in Education 2

*Courses must be taken concurrently.

Required Social Studies Core (42 hours):

Course Title Hours Required
HIST 1103 Oklahoma History 3
HIST 1113 Ancient & Medieval Civilizations 3
HIST 1123 Reformation & Modern Civilizations 3
HIST 3663 Colonial & Revolutionary America to 1789 3
HIST 3773 United States, 1789-1877 3
HIST 3883 United States, 1877-1945 3
HIST 3993 Contemporary U.S., 1945 to Present 3
SOCI 1123 General Sociology 3
PSCI 2343 Government of the United States 3
ECON 2113 Principles of Economics I 3
ECON 2123 Principles of Economics II 3
GEOG 1103 Principles of Human Geography 3
or    
GEOG 2203 Nature of Geographic Problems 3
and Electives in social studies