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Secondary Education

Social Science

After completing this program, you're eligible to receive certification to teach content-specific courses at the middle and high school levels.

What You'll Study

You'll take courses in social sciences alongside classes in professional education and educational pedagogy.

Flagler offers you classes in engaging topics:

  • US and World History
  • Political Science
  • Human Geography
  • History of Florida

What's Next?

Once you complete your coursework and pass your FTCE exams, you'll be eligible to obtain Florida secondary social science certification (history, geography, economics, political and U.S. and World history) for grades 6-12.

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Major Requirements

General Education
ENG
152
Topics in College Writing
or ENG
172
Topics in College Writing: Honors
ENG
202
Introduction to Literature
HIS
205
United States History to 1877
or HIS
206
United States History from 1877
PSY
101
Introduction to Psychology
SOC
101
Introduction to Sociology
or ECO
201
Principles of Macroeconomics
or ECO
202
Principles of Microeconomics
COM
101
Speech Communication
FYS
The First Year Seminar on Liberal Education and Citizenship
Choose one from each Creative Expression Category A and B
Choose One Foundations of Knowledge Category B Course
MAT
142
College Geometry
MAT
223
Statistics
MAT
135
College Algebra
or MAT
161
Pre-calculus
or MAT
201
Calculus I
or MAT
202
Calculus II
Two of the following sciences: one Life Science, one Earth Science, one Physical Science from the General Education list
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Required Courses (Education)
42 Credit Hours
EDU
202
Introduction to Teaching and Learning
EDU
242
Introduction to Technology and Portfolio Design
EDU
321
General Methods of Instruction
EDU
355
Tests and Measurements
EDU
357
Classroom Management
EDU
471
Critical Curriculum Studies
EDU
481
Internship
ESE
309
Introduction to Exceptionality
ESL
315
Cross Cultural Communications
SED
363
Principles of Content Reading 20 hour practicum
SED
365
Methods of Teaching Social Science 30 hour practicum
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Required Courses (History/Social Science)
24 Credit Hours
HIS
101
Western Civilization I
HIS
102
Western Civilization II
HIS
330
History of Florida
POS
221
Politics in the United States
GEO
201
Human Geography
One 300-level History course
Two 400-level History courses
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Four different disciplines must be represented
Two 300-level (non-History) Social Science courses
Two 400-level (non-History) Social Science courses
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