Eight-Semester Plan for B.S.Ed. in Social Sciences with Double Major in History

Major Program Guide For: Bachelor of Science in Education (BSEd) in Social Science
with Double Major in History

Suggested Course Sequence

  • Total Hours for Degree: 128
  • Total Hours of Pre-requisites: 6
  • Any notes or other information:
    1. Must pass PRAXIS I, hold a 2.75 GPA in Social Science courses to student teach, and hold a 2.5 GPA  to be admitted to the College of Education and Allied Professions.
    2. Must take Math 170 if that course is not taken in Liberal Studies.
  • Students may finish earlier if they attend summer school at WCU or another approved institution.
Freshman Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
Freshman Seminar 190   3 C5   Physical/Biological Science 3
C5   Physical/Biological Science 3 ENGL 102 Composition II 3
P4   Humanities 3 HEAL 123 Health and Wellness 3
English (C1)   Composition I 3 CMHC 201 Intro to Speech Communications 3
Math (C2) 170 Statistics 3 HIST 221, 222, 231, or 232   3
        EDCI 231 Historical, Social, and Philosophical Foundations of Education 3

Students should take MATH 170 as their Liberal Studies C2 Mathematics course in Liberal Studies.

Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
MFL (Spanish, French, or German) 101   3 P5   Fine & Performing Arts 3
PSC (P1) 150   3 HIST 297 Sophomore Seminar 3
P1   Social Science 3 HIST Jr-Sr Credits 300 or 400 Level History   3
HIST 221, 222, 231, or 232   3 ECON 231 or 232 Intro to Microeconomics or Macroeconomics 3
ANTH 260 Cultural and Social Anthropology 3 HIST (P3)   Upper Level Perspective  
        MFL (Spanish, French, or German) 102   3

Upper Level Perspective (ULP): An approved Upper Level Liberal Studies Perspectives course is required in one of the Liberal Studies Perspectives categories.

Junior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
P6   World Cultures 3 PSY 320 or 322 Child and Adolescent Development OR Adolescent Development 3
HIST Jr-Sr Credits 300 or 400 Level History   3 HIST Jr-Sr Credits 300 or 400 Level History   3
HIST Jr-Sr Credits 300 or 400 Level History   3 HIST Jr-Sr Credits 300 or 400 Level History   3
HIST Jr-Sr Credits 300 or 400 Level History   3 GEOG or HIST Elective 300 or 400 Level GEOG or HIST Course   3
GEOG or PSC Elective 300 or 400 Level GEOG or PSC Course   3 GEOG 350 or 444 Economic Geography OR Political Geography 3
SPED 335 Teaching Exceptional Children 2 EDSE 322 Principles and Methods of Teaching 2
Upper Level Perspective (ULP): An approved Upper Level Liberal Studies Perspectives course is required in one of the Liberal Studies Perspectives categories.
Senior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
PSY 321 Educational Psychology 3 EDSE 490 Supervised Student Teaching 6
HIST Jr-Sr Credits 300 or 400 Level History   3 EDSE 495 Seminar 3
HIST Jr-Sr Credits 300 or 400 Level History   3 HIST 491 Supervised Student Teaching in Social Sciences 3
HIST 405 Methods for Teaching Social Sciences 3        
Elective     4        

NOTES:

  • Total Hours for Degree: 128
  • Total Hours of Pre-requisites: 6
  • Any notes or other information:
    1. Must pass PRAXIS I, hold a 2.75 GPA in Social Science courses to student teach, and hold a 2.5 GPA  to be admitted to the College of Education and Allied Professions.
    2. Must take Math 170 if that course is not taken in Liberal Studies.
  • Students may finish earlier if they attend summer school at WCU or another approved institution.

 

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