Secondary Education Program
Social Studies Education for Teacher Licensure2
See the College of Education page for additional requirements.
The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.
Fall Spring ENGL 1013 Composition I1 3 ENGL 1023 Composition II1 3 HIST 1503 World History to 1500 3 HIST 1513 World History since 1500 3 Science with Lab1 4 Science with Lab1 4 Mathematics1 3 SOC 1003 Introductory Sociology 3 SEED 2002 Education as a Profession 2 Elective 1 TECH 1001 Orientation to the University 1 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 14
Fall Spring Fine Arts & Humanities1 3 Fine Arts & Humanities1 3 HIST 4714 Social Studies Methods for Secondary Teachers 4 ECON 2013 Principles of Economics II 3 POLS 3033 American State and Local Government, POLS 3123 American Political Behavior, POLS 3133 United States Congress, OR POLS 3143 The United States Presidency 3 HIST 4153 History of Arkansas 3 HIST/POLS Elective (3000-4000 level) 6 HIST/POLS Elective (3000-4000 level) 6 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15
Fall Spring HIST 4963/POLS 4963 Senior Seminar3 3 SEED 4503 Seminar in Secondary Education 3 SEED 4054 Educating Developing, Diverse, and Exceptional Learners 4 SEED 4909 Teaching in the Secondary School 9 SEED 4556 Classroom Application of Educational Psychology 6 Elective 2 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 12
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2For licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education. For further requirements see Admission and Retention to Teacher Education and also the Criteria for Internships located on the College of Education home page.
3Students must complete HIST 2513 Sources and Methods in History, and HIST 4963 Senior Seminar, OR POLS 2513 Research Design, and POLS 4963 Senior Seminar.