Social Science 7-12 Teaching Field Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education

Offered by Department of History

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses12
Including:
Academic Writing and Research
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Portal
Select one course numbered 1883
Distribution
Aesthetics3
Humanities9
Including:
American History
American History
Social Sciences6
Including:
Introduction to American Politics
World Regional Geography
Human Geography
Natural Sciences7
Including:
Physical Geography I: The Atmosphere
Physical Geography II: The Lithosphere
Analytical and Quantitative Thought0
Wellness3
Including:
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Capstone
Select one course numbered 3883
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 125
Including:
Management and Assessment in K-12/Secondary Classrooms
Field Experience in Secondary Classroom
Endorsement
Complete all required courses48
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum1
Total Credit Hours120

Endorsement

Social Science Field Endorsement Core Requirements
Select 6 credit hours total:6
Select 3-6 credit hours of the following:
Western Civilization
Western Civilization
Select 0-3 credit hours of the following:
Non-Western World History
Introduction to Latin America
SOSC 370Social Science of the High School3
Social Science Field Endorsement Advanced Courses
Select 12 credit hours from Advanced History Courses. At least 6 credit hours of the advanced history credit hours must be 400 level courses.
Social Science Field Endorsement Option - Senior Seminar
At the junior or senior level select:
Senior Seminar in History: Variable Topics 2
Advanced US History
Select 6 credit hours of the following:6
American Military History
The Plains Indians
History and Film
Women in America
Religion in America
Colonial America 1492-1750
Revolutionary America, 1750-1800
The National Period, 1800-1850
The Civil War and Reconstruction
Regional Field Study
History of the Pacific Rim
American Constitutional History I
American Constitutional History II
Internship in History
American Thought and Culture, 1620-1865
American Thought and Culture, 1865-1990
Nebraska and the Great Plains History
North American Frontiers, 1500-1850
The American West, 1850-Present
The Gilded Age 1870-1898
The United States: 1898-1941
The United States Since 1941
Topical Studies
Independent Study
Advanced Non-US History
Select 6 credit hours of the following:6
English History
English History
History of Sea Power
War and Society
The High Middle Ages 1050-1350
Saints and Sinners
Society and Gender in the Middle Ages
History of Christianity
Women in Europe
Pre-Hispanic and Colonial Latin America
Modern Latin America
Variable Topics in Latin American History
Comparative Colonialism: Asia and Africa
Colonial India
Modern India
Comparative Studies in Ethnic Conflict
Regional Field Study
British Empire
European Expansion and Exploration
Renaissance and Reformation
Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Europe
French Revolution and Napoleon
Internship in History
Imperial Russia
Nineteenth Century Europe
Fascism and Communism in Twentieth Century Europe
Twentieth Century Europe
Soviet Russia
Modern Eastern Europe
Topical Studies
Independent Study
Social Science Field Endorsement Distribution Requirements
Take a minimum of 6 credit hours in each social science area (including General Studies courses). Nine total credit hours required in Geography and Political Science:
Economics
ECON 270Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics3
Select 3 credit hours of the following:3
Geography 4
Select 3 credit hours of the following:3
Political Science 6
Select 1 of the following:3
Democracies Around the World
Introduction to International Relations
Democracy as a Political Idea
Select 3 credit hours of the following:3
PSCI 200-PSCI 468 7
Psychology
PSY 203General Psychology3
Select 3 credit hours of the following:3
PSY 300-PSY 499 8
Sociology/Anthropology
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology3
or SOC 250 Anthropology
Select 3 credit hours of the following:3
SOC 300-SOC 499
Total Credit Hours48
1

Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.

2

Course topic reduces the credit hours required accordingly in Advanced US History, OR Advanced Non-U.S. History.

3

Except ECON 388

4

3 credit hours required in addition to General Studies listed above

5

Except GEOG 388

6

6 credit hours required in addition to General Studies listed above

7

Except PSCI 388

8

Except PSY 388