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Secondary Education (Social Science)

Students pursuing certification in Secondary Education/Social Sciences must take the required courses in social sciences as specified by the Education Department and pursue course work in professional education courses and educational methodology.

Program Description

At the completion of this program, the student is eligible to receive certification to teach content-specific courses at the middle and high school levels.

Major Requirements

The general education courses that a Secondary Education Social Science major must take are ENG 152 or ENG 172, HIS 205 or HIS 206, PSY 101, SOC 101, ECO 201 or ECO 202, COM 101, COR 102, choose one from each Creative Expression Category A and B, one Foundations of Knowledge Category B elective, MAT 142; MAT 138 or MAT 223; one additional math course from the following - MAT 135, MAT 162, MAT 171, MAT 201, MAT 202, and two of the following sciences - life science, earth science, and physical science.

Required Courses (Education)
EDU 202 Introduction to Teaching and Learning (3)
EDU 242 Introduction to Technology and Portfolio Design (3)
EDU 321 General Methods of Instruction (3)
EDU 355 Tests and Measurements (3)
EDU 357 Classroom Management (3)
EDU 462 Professional Development and Technical Design (3)
EDU 471 Curriculum (3)
EDU 481 Internship (12)
ESE 309 Introduction to Exceptionality (3)
ESL 315 Cross Cultural Communications (3)
SED 363 Principles of Content Reading (3)
SED 365 Methods of Teaching Social Science (3)

Required Courses (History / Social Sciences)
HIS 101 Western Civilization I (3)
HIS 102 Western Civilization II (3)
HIS 330 History of Florida (3)
POS 221 Politics in the United States (3)
GEO 201 Human Geography (3)
One 300-level History course
Two 400-level History courses
Two 300-level (non-History) Social Science courses
Two 400-level (non-History) Social Science courses

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