Jun 27, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Secondary Education ELA/SS (6-12), BA


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This major is intended to prepare middle and high school teachers (with state teacher licensing in English/language arts or Social Studies). The requirements provide breadth in the liberal arts and study in the professional discipline of education, with emphasis on the instructional needs of the adolescent and young adult. Specialization areas are: English/language arts (literature, informational texts, reading, writing, speaking, listening) and social studies (history, political science, economics) Student teaching is done in one of grades 6 through 12 during the spring semester of the senior year.

Core Curriculum Requirements (55-62 Hours)


The Core Curriculum  

Technical Requirements (3 Hours)


Choose One Focus Area: English/Language Arts or Social Studies


English/Language Arts for Teaching Grades 9-12 (29 hours)


Complete all course requirements for the English/Language Arts Teaching Grades 6-8 (23 hours).

Choose one course from each of the following Literature Periods (6 hours):

Social Studies for Teaching Grades 6-8 (27 hours)


Historical Foundations:

U.S. History Course at the 100-level or above (3 hours)

European History Course at the 200-level or above (3 hours)

Non-Western History Course at the 200-level or above (3 hours)

State focused course in ECO, HIS, HUM, HSB or POL (3 hours)

World focused course in ECO, HIS, HUM, HSB or POL (3 hours)

Social Studies for Teaching Grades 9-12 (36 hours)


Complete all course requirements for the Social Studies Teaching Grades 6-8 (27 hours).

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