Secondary Education Social Studies (SESST) - Recommended Academic Plan

Effective Date Fall 2008

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or ENGL 030 - Honors Freshman Composition (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
MATH 017 - Finite MathematicsNotes for: MATH 017 - Finite Mathematics

MATH 017 - Finite Mathematics

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 018 - Elementary Linear AlgebraNotes for: MATH 018 - Elementary Linear Algebra

MATH 018 - Elementary Linear Algebra

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 021 - College Algebra INotes for: MATH 021 - College Algebra I

MATH 021 - College Algebra I

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 022 - College Algebra II and Analytic GeometryNotes for: MATH 022 - College Algebra II and Analytic Geometry

MATH 022 - College Algebra II and Analytic Geometry

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 026 - Plane TrigonometryNotes for: MATH 026 - Plane Trigonometry

MATH 026 - Plane Trigonometry

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 030 - Problem SolvingNotes for: MATH 030 - Problem Solving

MATH 030 - Problem Solving

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 035 - General View of Mathematics

MATH 035 - General View of Mathematics

or MATH 036 - Insights Into MathematicsNotes for: MATH 036 - Insights Into Mathematics

MATH 036 - Insights Into Mathematics

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 040 - Algebra Trignonometry, and Analytic GeometryNotes for: MATH 040 - Algebra Trignonometry, and Analytic Geometry

MATH 040 - Algebra Trignonometry, and Analytic Geometry

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 200 - Problem Solving in MathematicsNotes for: MATH 200 - Problem Solving in Mathematics

MATH 200 - Problem Solving in Mathematics

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 220 - MatricesNotes for: MATH 220 - Matrices

MATH 220 - Matrices

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or STAT 100 - Statistical Concepts and ReasoningNotes for: STAT 100 - Statistical Concepts and Reasoning

STAT 100 - Statistical Concepts and Reasoning

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or STAT 200 - Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics

STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
SOC 001 - Introduction to Sociology (GS)

SOC 001 - Introduction to Sociology (GS)

3.0
HIST 001 - The Western Heritage I (GH;IL)

HIST 001 - The Western Heritage I (GH;IL)

or HIST 010 - Non-Western Civilization (GH;IL)

HISt 010 - Non-Western Civilization (GH;IL)

3.0
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Total credits 15.0

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100 - Effective Speech (GWS)

CAS 100 - Effective Speech (GWS)

3.0
MATH 017 - Finite MathematicsNotes for: MATH 017 - Finite Mathematics

MATH 017 - Finite Mathematics

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 018 - Elementary Linear AlgebraNotes for: MATH 018 - Elementary Linear Algebra

MATH 018 - Elementary Linear Algebra

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 021 - College Algebra INotes for: MATH 021 - College Algebra I

MATH 021 - College Algebra I

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 022 - College Algebra II and Analytic GeometryNotes for: MATH 022 - College Algebra II and Analytic Geometry

MATH 022 - College Algebra II and Analytic Geometry

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 026 - Plane TrignonometryNotes for: MATH 026 - Plane Trignonometry

MATH 026 - Plane Trignonometry

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 030 - Problem SolvingNotes for: MATH 030 - Problem Solving

MATH 030 - Problem Solving

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 035 - General View of MathematicsNotes for: MATH 035 - General View of Mathematics

MATH 035 - General View of Mathematics

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 036 - Insights Into MathematicsNotes for: MATH 036 - Insights Into Mathematics

MATH 036 - Insights Into Mathematics

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 040 - Algebra Trigonometry, and Analytic GeometryNotes for: MATH 040 - Algebra Trigonometry, and Analytic Geometry

MATH 040 - Algebra Trigonometry, and Analytic Geometry

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 200 - Problem Solving in MathematicsNotes for: MATH 200 - Problem Solving in Mathematics

MATH 200 - Problem Solving in Mathematics

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 220 - MatricesNotes for: MATH 220 - Matrices

MATH 220 - Matrices

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or STAT 100 - Statistical Concepts and ReasoningNotes for: STAT 100 - Statistical Concepts and Reasoning

STAT 100 - Statistical Concepts and Reasoning

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or STAT 200 - Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics

STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
BI SC 003 - Environmental Science (GN)

BI SC 003 - Environmental Science (GN)

3.0
PSYCH 100 - Psychology (GS)

PSYCH 100 - Psychology (GS)

3.0
HIST 020 - American Civilization to 1877 (GH;US)

HIST 020 - American Civilization to 1877 (GH;US)

3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
Select 3 credits of literature from approved department listNotes for: Select 3 credits of literature from approved department list

Select 3 credits of literature from approved department list

From approved department list.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3.0
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3.0
EDPSY 014 - Learning and Instruction (GS)Notes for: EDPSY 014 - Learning and Instruction (GS)

EDPSY 014 - Learning and Instruction (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
HIST 021 - American civilization Since 1877 (GH;US)

HIST 021 - American civilization Since 1877 (GH;US)

3.0
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202A - Effective Writing: Writing in the Social Sciences (GWS)

ENGL 202A - Effective Writing: Writing in the Social Sciences (GWS)

3.0
C I 280 - Introduction to Teaching English to English Language Learners (GH)Notes for: C I 280 - Introduction to Teaching English to English Language Learners (GH)

C I 280 - Introduction to Teaching English to English Language Learners (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy

ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or ECON 014 - Principles of Economics (GS)Notes for: ECON 014 - Principles of Economics (GS)

ECON 014 - Principles of Economics (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
PL SC 001 - Introduction to American National Government (GS)

PL SC 001 - Introduction to American National Government (GS)

3.0
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3.0
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
EDUC 313 - Field ObservationNotes for: EDUC 313 - Field Observation

EDUC 313 - Field Observation

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2.0
EDUC 314 - Learning Theory and Instructional ProceduresNotes for: EDUC 314 - Learning Theory and Instructional Procedures

EDUC 314 - Learning Theory and Instructional Procedures

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
GEOG 128 - Geography of International Affairs (GS;IL)

GEOG 128 - Geography of International Affairs (GS;IL)

3.0
HIST 320 - Contemporary World History and IssuesNotes for: HIST 320 - Contemporary World History and Issues

HIST 320 - Contemporary World History and Issues

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Select 3 credits of PSYCH from approved department listNotes for: Select 3 credits of PSYCH from approved department list

Select 3 credits of PSYCH from approved department list

From approved department list.
3.0
HD FS 239 - Adolescent Development (GS)

HD FS 239 - Adolescent Development (GS)

3.0
Total credits 17.0

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
EDUC 315W - Social and Cultural Factors in Education (US)Notes for: MTHED 411

MTHED 411

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
EDUC 458 - Behavior Management Strategies for Inclusive ClassroomsNotes for: EDUC 458 - Behavior Management Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms

EDUC 458 - Behavior Management Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
GEOG 040 - World Regional Geography (GS;IL)

GEOG 040 - World Regional Geography (GS;IL)

3.0
Select 3 credits of Sociology

Select 3 credits of Sociology

3.0
Select 3 credits of Anthropology from approved department listNotes for: Select 3 credits of Anthropology from approved department list

Select 3 credits of Anthropology from approved department list

From approved department list.
3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
EDUC 415 - Teaching Secondary Social StudiesNotes for: EDUC 415 - Teaching Secondary Social Studies

EDUC 415 - Teaching Secondary Social Studies

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
EDUC 459 - Strategies for Effective Teaching in Inclusive ClassroomsNotes for: EDUC 459 - Strategies for Effective Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms

EDUC 459 - Strategies for Effective Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Select 3 credits in PL SC

Select 3 credits in PL SC

3.0
ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Select 3 credits of African African-American (AAAS) or American Studies (AM ST) or Minority Studies or History (HIST) from approved department listNotes for: Select 3 credits of African African-American (AAAS) or American Studies (AM ST) or Minority Studies or History (HIST) from approved department list

Select 3 credits of African African-American (AAAS) or American Studies (AM ST) or Minority Studies or History (HIST) from approved department list

From approved department list.
3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
EDUC 490 - Student TeachingNotes for: EDUC 490 - Student Teaching

EDUC 490 - Student Teaching

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
12.0
Total credits 12.0

Additional Notes

Program Notes

Students must complete a 3-credit course in “United States Cultures (US)” and a 3-credit course in “International Cultures (IL).”

Footnotes

At least 6 credits of the following are required at the 400 level.
GQ preferred course is STAT 200.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

Select 3 credits of literature from approved department list
From approved department list.
Select 3 credits of PSYCH from approved department list
From approved department list.
Select 3 credits of Anthropology from approved department list
From approved department list.
Select 3 credits of African African-American (AAAS) or American Studies (AM ST) or Minority Studies or History (HIST) from approved department list
From approved department list.