Licensure in Social Studies (7-12)

Students seeking licensure in Social Studies must complete a major in History, Political Science, or Economics. The students' program must include at least one course in each of the following topic areas: 1) American History; 2) World History; 3) Cultural Geography ( or Cultural Anthropology or non-Western area studies); 4) Cultural Studies: Diversity, Unity, Identity, and Interdependence (in any department); 5) Citizenship and Government; 6) Economics; 7) Methods of historical and/or social science investigation and analysis; or an equivalent.

Students must also submit passing scores on Praxis I and II (or appropriate SAT scores), complete the B.A. degree in either history or political science and the following licensure-specific courses:

Required Licensure Specific Courses

Credits

Semester

EDU-2110

Introduction to Exceptional Populations

3

__________

EDU-2170

Adolescent Development

3

__________

EDU-2320

Engaged in Creative Teaching and Learning

3

__________

EDU-3020

Educational Psychology

3

__________

EDU-3210

Secondary Education Methods: General

2

__________

EDU-3230

Secondary Education Methods: Social Studies

 

1

 

__________

EDU-3240

Literacy Development in the Content Areas

3

__________

EDU-4272

Secondary Education Methods II: The Practice of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

 

 

3

 

 

__________

EDU-4850

Secondary Education Student Teaching`

12

__________

ENV-1110

Introduction to Environmental Problems

3

__________

HIS-3165

Vermont History

3

__________

Choose one 3-credit course in ANT, SOC, or HUM that explores cultural traditions around the world (i.e. ANT-1010/3020/3110/4010, HIS-3040, HUM-2040/3120/3120/3130/3140, etc.).

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

__________

Total

42

 

Note: Students must earn a B- or better in all of the above courses. Please see other important licensure requirements for more information.