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

Offered by Department of Sociology

General Education
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
Including:
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction to Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)9
Including:
LOPER 7: Social Science
Introduction to American Politics
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 16
Including:
LOPER 9: Civic Competency and Engagement
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
Teaching in a Democratic Society
LOPER 11: Wellness3
Including:
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 225
Including:
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
Endorsement
Complete all required courses36
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum23
Total Credit Hours120

Endorsement

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
Anthropology
Social Psychology
Sociology of Work
Sociology Supporting Courses
Select 6 credit hours of the following:6
Economics
Contemporary Economic Issues
Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics
Principles of Economics, Microeconomics
Geography
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
Psychology
General Psychology
Abnormal Behavior and Society
Experimental Social Psychology
Psychology of Gender
Industrial Psychology
History
Western Civilization I
Western Civilization II
American History I
American History II
The Gilded Age 1870-1898
Total Credit Hours36
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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 General Education hours.

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Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major.  Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your academic advisor.  Advisors can also help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.

Semester 1
LOPR 126First Year Seminar3
ENG 101Introduction to Academic Writing3
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology3
TE 100Teaching in a Democratic Society3
PSCI 110Introduction to American Politics3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 2
KSS 150Healthy Wealthy and Wise3
SPCH 100Fundamentals of Speech Communication3
SOC 124Social Problems3
ENG 102Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research3
SOWK 170Introduction to Social Welfare3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 3
TE 204Growth & Development/Introduction to Exceptionalities4
SOC 225Global Cultures and Diversity3
or SOC 275 Social Psychology
or SOC 250 Anthropology
SOC 250Anthropology3
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics, and Quantitative Reasoning3
LOPER 5: Visual or Performing Arts3
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 4
TE 206Instructional Technology and the Preservice Teacher3
SOC 201Social Inequality3
Major Elective3
LOPER 6: Humanities3
LOPER 8: Natural Science3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 5
SOC 237Sociological Inquiry3
SOC 300Sociological Theory3
TE 306Reading and Inclusion in K-12 Classrooms2
SOC 420Race and Minority Relations3
Unrestricted Elective3
Unrestricted Elective2
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 6
TE 319Management and Assessment in K-12/Secondary Classrooms2
TE 320Field Experience in Secondary Classroom2
Major Elective3
Sociology Supporting Course3
Unrestricted Elective3
Unrestricted Elective3
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 7
SOSC 370Social Science of the High School3
Sociology Supporting Course3
300-400 level3
Unrestricted Elective (300-400 level)3
Unrestricted Elective (300-400 level)3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 8
TE 400Student Teaching12
Total Credit Hours12