Social Studies Secondary Education Courses

 

SSED119 First Year Seminar for Social Studies Education Students
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1sh ]
An introduction to the underpinnings of social studies education at the secondary level for future social studies teachers. The course guides students through their Stage I Teacher Education requirements and early field experience tasks and addresses topics taught in generic freshman seminars. Must be taken by all Citizenship Education majors

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

SSED210 Secondary Education 1: Social Studies
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
An integrated approach to teacher preparation in social studies in a middle school and high school setting. Emphasis is on methods, materials, and strategies for teaching social studies subjects required for certification in Social Studies Education by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.   The course is the first of a two part sequence of courses and is followed by Secondary Education II: Social Studies. Restricted to students majoring in Secondary Education Social Studies with the required current 3.0 overall and 3.0 in-major GPA requirements.

Prerequisite: PSYC103 AND SPEC204

Corequisite: None


 

SSED316 Secondary Education 2: Social Studies

[Minimum Semester Hours: 4 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 4 sh]

Course description is missing.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

SSED415 Student Teaching and Practicum Secondary 1: Social Studies

[Minimum Semester Hours: 7 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 7 sh]

Student teaching provides the capstone experience for preservice teachers. Two student teaching experiences are provided at two levels (appropriate to certification areas and grade level ranges). Supervised practice in classrooms with certified teachers introduces the student to all aspects of the teaching day. University professors supervise the student teachers and conduct weekly practicum sessions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

SSED416 Student Teaching and Practicum Secondary 2: Social Studies

[Minimum Semester Hours: 7 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 7 sh]

Student teaching provides the capstone experience for preservice teachers. Two student teaching experiences are provided at two levels (appropriate to certification areas and grade level ranges). Supervised practice in classrooms with certified teachers introduces the student to all aspects of the teaching day. University professors supervise the student teachers and conduct weekly practicum sessions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

SSED493 Student Teaching and Professional Practicum 1

[Minimum Semester Hours: 6 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 6 sh]

A capstone experience, or of two student teaching experiences required for certification in secondary social studies. Students are placed in a social studies classroom and teach under the supervision of a certified social studies teacher for one half semester. University professors conduct regular practicum sessions, according to prescribed guidelines, and supervise the student teachers. To register, a student must meet Pennsylvania State Teacher Education Guidelines, have a 3.0 GPA overall and in major with no course less than a "C" in professional courses, and have successfully completed required early field experiences. A student must show scores or the admittance ticket (showing evidence that the test date is before the first day of student teaching) of the required Praxis II exam for their major before starting student teaching.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

SSED494 Student Teaching and Professional Practicum 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 6 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 6 sh]

A capstone experience, or of two student teaching experiences required for certification in secondary social studies. Students are placed in a social studies classroom and teach under the supervision of a certified social studies teacher for one half semester. University professors conduct regular practicum sessions, according to prescribed guidelines, and supervise the student teachers. To register, a student must meet Pennsylvania State Teacher Education Guidelines, have a 3.0 GPA overall and in major with no course less than a "C" in professional courses, and have successfully completed required early field experiences. A student must show scores or the admittance ticket (showing evidence that the test date is before the first day of student teaching) of the required Praxis II exam for their major before starting student teaching.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

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