Sociology 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement, Bachelor of Science in Education

Offered by Department of Sociology

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction to Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)9
LOPER 7: Social Science
Introduction to American Politics
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 16
LOPER 9: Civic Competency and Engagement
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
Teaching in a Democratic Society
LOPER 11: Wellness3
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 225
Management and Assessment in K-12/Secondary Classrooms
Field Experience in Secondary Classroom
Program Specified Requirements6
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Introduction to Sociology
Complete all required courses36
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum23
Total Credit Hours120


Sociology Requirements
SOC 124Social Problems3
SOC 201Social Inequality3
SOC 237Sociological Inquiry3
SOC 300Sociological Theory3
SOC 420Race and Minority Relations3
SOSC 370Social Science of the High School3
SOWK 170Introduction to Social Welfare3
Select 1 of the following collective behavior emphasis courses:3
Sociology of Gender
Sociology of Religion
Sociology of Health and Illness
Select 1 of the following policy emphasis courses:3
The Aged in American Society
Sociology of Gender
Sociology of Family
Sociology of Health and Illness
Select 1 of the following:3
Global Cultures and Diversity
Social Psychology
Sociology of Work
Sociology Supporting Courses
Select 6 credit hours of the following:6
Contemporary Economic Issues
Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics
Principles of Economics, Microeconomics
World Regional Geography
Human Geography
Geography of the United States and Canada
Economic Geography
Developing Nations
Political Science
Introduction to American Politics
Democracy and Global Citizenship
Introduction to International Relations
Democracy as a Political Idea
Individual Liberties and Civil Rights
The American Congress
General Psychology
Abnormal Behavior and Society
Experimental Social Psychology
Psychology of Gender
Industrial Psychology
Western Civilization
Western Civilization
American History
American History
The Gilded Age 1870-1898
Total Credit Hours36

Designated courses with the appropriate content may be approved to satisfy one of the Broad Knowledge requirements plus LOPER 9 or Broad Knowledge plus LOPER 10. Courses may be approved to satisfy LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone. (Courses satisfying LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone must be 3 credit hours.) Students applying this option will need to take additional hours in other categories to meet the required GS hours.


Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.