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2018-2019 General Catalog

Social Studies (Composite Teaching) - BA, BS


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Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

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  • For more information about Social Studies Composite Teaching, see the website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor (435-797-0391). Current students should also meet with an advisor (435-797-0391) and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is STAT 1040: Introduction to Statistics (QL)  OR MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)  

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     HIST 1110: Foundations of Western Civilization: Modern (BHU)   3    
PSY 1010: General Psychology (BSS)   3     HIST 1510: The Modern World (BHU)   3    
STAT 1040: Introduction to Statistics (QL)  OR STAT 1045: Introduction to Statistics with Elements of Algebra (QL)  OR MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)    3  OR 5  OR 4      HIST 2710: United States 1877-Present (BAI)   3    
USU 1330: Civilization: Creative Arts (BCA)   3     POLS 1100: United States Government and Politics (BAI)   3    
USU 1350: Integrated Life Science (BLS)   3     Social Studies Composite Teacing - Art History Elective   See advisor for options
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ECN 1500: Introduction to Economic Institutions, History, and Principles (BAI)   3     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
GEOG 1000: Physical Geography (BPS)   3     GEOG 1300: World Regional Geography (BSS)   3    
HIST 1060: Introduction to Islamic Civilization (BHU)   3     GEOG 4210: Geography of Utah   3    
HIST 2700: United States to 1877 (BAI)   3     HIST 1100: Foundations of Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval (BHU)  OR HIST 1500: Pre-Modern World (BHU)    3  OR 3     
Social Studies Composite Teacing - Political Science Elective   Must be 3000-level or higher Social Studies Composite Teacing - Political Science Elective   3 Must be 3000-level or higher
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

GEOG 1800: Introduction to Geographic Information Sciences    or GEOG 3100: Human-Environment Geography  or GEOG 4120: Environment and Development in Latin America (CI)  or GEOG 4400: Natural Hazards and Society    3   CS 3010: Information Acquisition, Analysis and Presentation (DSC/CI/QI)  or other DSC/QI course 3    
SOC 1010: Introductory Sociology (BSS)   3     HIST 3850: History of Utah (DHA/CI)  OR HIST 4600: The History of the American West (DHA/CI)     3  OR  3     
SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities   2     TEAL 5500: Innovative Integration of Technology in Teaching    3    
Social Studies Composite Teacing - Economics Elective   3 See advisor for options SCED 3210: Educational and Multicultural Foundations (DSS/CI)   3    
Social Studies Composite Teacing - History Elective   3 Must be 3000-level or higher SCED 3300: Clinical Experience I   1    
Social Studies Composite Teacing - Political Science Elective   3 Must be 3000-level or higher SCED 3500: Teaching Social Studies   3    
      Social Studies Composite Teacing - History Elective   Must be 3000-level or higher
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

HIST 4860: Teaching History  or HIST 4870: Teaching World History: Themes, Approaches, and Materials     3  or 3     SCED 5500: Student Teaching Seminar   2    
SCED 5100: Motivation and Classroom Management   3     SCED 5630: Student Teaching in Secondary Schools   10    
SCED 5200: Language, Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (CI)   3          
SCED 4210: Assessment and Curriculum Design   3          
SCED 4300: Clinical Experience II   1          
Social Studies Composite Teacing - History Elective    3 Must be 3000-level or higher      
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Political Science (12 Credits)(C or better)


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