Social Science Teaching 4 Year Plan

Social Science Composite -Teaching: 4-YEAR PLAN
A minor is NOT required with this major but electives are required to total 120 hours. Students are encouraged to pursue a minor, but to be certified to teach, a content praxis exam must be passed in both the major & minor areas of study.


Fall Semester
ENGL 101 Composition I
MATH 102 College Algebra
Natural Science elective w/Lab
HIST 121 Western Civilization I
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology

Spring Semester
ENGL 201 Composition II
PSYC 101 General Psychology
SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech
POLS 100 American Government
Arts & Humanities elective


Fall Semester
SPED 405 Educating Sec. Stds. w/Disabilities
HIST 115 Survey of Non-Western Civilizations
HIST 151 US History I
Natural Science elective w/Lab
GEOG 210 World Regional Geography

Spring Semester
EDFN 338 Foundations of Am. Education
EDFN 295 Practicum: Pre-Admission
EPSY 302 Educational Psychology
HIST 152 US History II
POLS 141 Governments of the World
POLS 210 State & Local Government

Make application to the Professional Teacher Preparation Program Here.


Fall Semester
Arts & Humanities elective
Upper-level Geography elective
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics OR ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
HIST 327 European History 1500-1815
SS 350 Soc. Sci. Research Methods OR HIST 480 Hist. Methods & Historiography
(Note: SS 350 is offered in the fall and HIST 480 in the spring. If students do not take SS 350, they may take an Arts & Humanities elective here and HIST 480 in the spring.)

Spring Semester
INED 411 SD Indian Studies
EDFN 365 Computer-Based Tech. & Lrng.
HIST 476 History of South Dakota
HIST 328 European History since 1815
EPSY 428 Child & Adolescent Development
WEL 100/L Wellness w/Lab


Fall Semester
SEED 408 Planning, Managing & Assessing the 7-12 Diverse Classroom
SEED 495 Practicum
SEED 450 7-12 Reading & Content Literacy
MLED 480 Middle Level Methods
SEED 415 7-12 Social Science Methods
Arts & Humanities elective

Spring Semester
SEED 488 7-12 Student Teaching
EDFN 475 Human Relations