BSE in Social Science Education

BSE Social Science Education 9-12

The Division of Education offers a BSE in Social Science Education that prepares students to meet Missouri state certification requirements for teaching history, government, economics, behavioral science, and geography in grades 9-12.

General Education Requirements: 34 hours

Additional General Education Requirements: 21-22 hours
*Students must complete HI117; PS101; PY210; PY223; ED122 while completing the general education and additional gen. ed. requirements.

Professional Education Requirements (34+ Hours)

ED101  Foundations of Education (2)
ED102  Field Experience I (1)
ED105 Field Experience II (0-1)
ED122  Education Technology (2) [if not taken in Tier Two]
ED313 Classroom Behavior Management (3)
ED350 Education Methodology (2)
ED370SS  The Methods and Teaching of Social Sciences (3)
ED453  Education as a Profession (2)
ED454  Student Teaching Seminar/Methods (2)
ED462  Supervised Student Teaching (Capstone) (10)

ED470 Instructional Interventions for Students with Reading Deficits (3)
ED471  Teaching Reading in the Content Area (3)
PY210  Educational Psychology (3)
PY223  Developmental Psychology (3)
PY342  Psychology of the Exceptional Child (2)
PY343  Psychology of the Exceptional Child Practicum (1) 

Social Science Education Major Requirements (33 hours) 

Required Courses (15 hours):
HI101  World History I (3)
HI102  World History II (3)
HI118  Development of the United States II (3)
HI205  World Geography (3)
HI352 Contemporary American History (3) 
EC101 General Economics (3)
SO101 Sociology (3) or SO102 Social Problems (3)

Choose one of the following (3 hours):
HI306  The Civil War and Reconstruction (3)
HI316  U.S. Intellectual/Cultural History to 1865 (3)
HI318  U.S. Intellectual/Cultural History Since 1859 (3)
HI/PS319  The American Presidency, Past and Present (3)
HI320  The American Way of War (3)

Choose one of the following (3 hours):
HI314  History and Politics of Russia (3)
HI315  The History and Politics of England (3)
HI354  The Vietnam War: An International History (3)

Choose one of the following (3 hours):
PS308  American Constitutional Law and the Judicial Process (3)
PS309 Law in American Society (3)

Choose one of the following (3 hours):
PY101 General Psychology (3)
PY211 Psychology of Personal Adjustment (3)
PY308 Personality (3)

Electives to complete min. 120 hours

Last updated: 07/06/2021