Bachelor of Science in Education Degree - Composite Social Science Education

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Professional Secondary Education

Degree available in Bismarck

Student Learning Outcomes

Composite social science education graduates will:   

  1. Analyze, interpret, and use data and information in learning and in research. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and V.)
  2. Use technology as both a learning and as a professional application tool (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, V, and VII.)
  3. Communicate ideas clearly through visual, verbal, and written forms using graphs, models, and the vocabulary specific to the Social Sciences (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, V, and VII.)
  4. Demonstrate an ability to build upon and apply Social Science intellectual knowledge (and skills) in a variety of settings and environments (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII.)
  5. Develop a critical awareness of the integral relationship of humankind through a global Social Science perspective (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII.)
  6. Learn to interpret the social and spatial dimensions of disease, the economic relationships between health and wealth, and the political, cultural, ecological, and historical ramifications of the interactions of human and biological agents concerning health and wellness (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII.)

Requirements

Composite Social Science Education Courses Secondary Education

Students must complete the following History courses:

HIST 103United States To 1877

3

HIST 104United States Since 1877

3

HIST 211World Civilizations To 1500

3

HIST 212World Civilizations Since 1500

3

HIST 310History Of North Dakota

3

History Electives (300-400)

6

Students must select two areas of study from the following (24 credits):

Economics:
ECON 105Elements Of Economics

3

ECON 106Global Economics

3

Economic Electives (300-400)

6

Geography:
GEOG 121Physical Geography

3

GEOG 161World Regional Geography

3

GEOG 262Geography of North America

3

Geography Electives (300-400)

3

Political Science:
POLS 115American Government

3

POLS 330History of Political Thought

3

Political Science Electives (300-400)

6

Students must complete the following two areas of study (24 credits):

Psychology:
EDUC 280Education of Exceptional Learners

3

PSYC 111Introduction to Psychology

3

PSYC 353Adolescent Psychology

3

Psychology Electives (300-400)

3

Sociology:
SOC 110Introduction to Sociology

3

SOC 115Social Problems

3

Sociology Electives (300-400)

6

Students must complete the following:

SEED 490DMethods of Teaching Social Science

3

 

Total Credit Hours: 72