Secondary Education: Social Studies Teaching Option-Fall Semester Student Teaching

Effective Spring 2017

This major is under an administrative enrollment control. Please review the Entrance-to-Major requirements found at https://advising.psu.edu/entrance-major-requirements

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015: Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015 (GWS)

ENGL 015 (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or ENGL 030: Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030 (GWS)

ENGL 030 (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
1
Mathematics SelectionNotes for: Mathematics Selection

Mathematics Selection

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
HIST 020: American Civilization to 1877 Notes for: HIST 020 (GH) (US)

HIST 020 (GH) (US)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
PSYCH 100: Psychology Notes for: PSYCH 100 (GS)

PSYCH 100 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Science SelectionNotes for: Science Selection (GN)

Science Selection (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
GEOG 010: Introduction to Physical GeographyNotes for: GEOG 010 (GN)

GEOG 010 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
GEOG 030:Geographic Perspectives on Sustainability and Human-Environment Systems Notes for: GEOG 030

GEOG 030

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or GEOG 040: World Regional GeographyNotes for: GEOG 040 (GS)

GEOG 040 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or GEOG 160: Mapping Our Changing WorldNotes for: GEOG 160 (GS)

GEOG 160 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
HIST 021: American Civilization Since 1877Notes for: HIST 021 (GH) (US)

HIST 021 (GH) (US)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CAS 100A: Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100A (GWS)

CAS 100A (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Mathematics SelectionNotes for: Mathematics Selection (GQ)

Mathematics Selection (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Health and Physical ActivityNotes for: Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
EDPSY 014: Learning and InstructionNotes for: EDPSY 014

EDPSY 014

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ECON 104: Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 104 (GS)

ECON 104 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
HIST 001: The Western Heritage INotes for: HIST 001 (GH) (IL)

HIST 001 (GH) (IL)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or HIST 010: Non-Western CivilizationNotes for: HIST 010 (GH) (IL)

HIST 010 (GH) (IL)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ENGL 202A: Effective Writing: Writing in the Social SciencesNotes for: ENGL 202A (GWS)

ENGL 202A (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or ENGL 202B: Effective Writing: Writing in the HumanitiesNotes for: ENGL 202B (GWS)

ENGL 202B (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Literature SelectionNotes for: Literature Selection (GH)

Literature Selection (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Health and Physical ActivityNotes for: Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
C I 295: Introductory Field Experience for Teacher PreparationNotes for: C I 295

C I 295

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
C I 280: Introduction to Teaching English to English Language LearnersNotes for: C I 280

C I 280

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
HIST 002: The Western Heritage IINotes for: HIST 002 (GH) (IL)

HIST 002 (GH) (IL)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or HIST 011: World History IINotes for: HIST 011 (GH) (IL)

HIST 011 (GH) (IL)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
PL SC 001: Introduction to American National GovernmentNotes for: PL SC 001

PL SC 001

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
GEOG 020: Human Geography: An IntroductionNotes for: GEOG 020 (GS) (US) (IL)

GEOG 020 (GS) (US) (IL)

Petition 3/6/9 for GA
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
EDTHP 115: Education in American SocietyNotes for: EDTHP 115

EDTHP 115

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or EDTHP 400 Level SelectionNotes for: EDTHP 400 Level Selection

EDTHP 400 Level Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 17

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
SS ED 411:Teaching Secondary Social Studies INotes for: SS ED 411

SS ED 411

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HIST 400 Level SelectionNotes for: HIST 400 Level Selection

HIST 400 Level Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Concentration SelectionNotes for: Concentration Selection

Concentration Selection

Citizenship Education (ECON, GEOG, PL SC, HIST, SS ED) Civics & Government (PL SC) Economics (ECON) Geography (GEOG) Social Sciences (ANTH, PSYCH, SOC)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Concentration SelectionNotes for: Concentration Selection

Concentration Selection

Citizenship Education (ECON, GEOG, PL SC, HIST, SS ED) Civics & Government (PL SC) Economics (ECON) Geography (GEOG) Social Sciences (ANTH, PSYCH, SOC)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS 239: Adolescent DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 239 (GS)

HD FS 239 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or PSYCH 412: AdolescenceNotes for: PSYCH 412

PSYCH 412

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
SPLED 400: Teaching Exceptional Students in General Education SettingsNotes for: SPLED 400

SPLED 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Total credits 19

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
SS ED 412W: Teaching Secondary Social Studies II Notes for: SS ED 412W

SS ED 412W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
C I 495C: Clinical Application of Instruction--Secondary EducationNotes for: C I 495C

C I 495C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HIST 400 Level SelectionNotes for: HIST 400 Level Selection

HIST 400 Level Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Concentration SelectionNotes for: Concentration Selection

Concentration Selection

Citizenship Education (ECON, GEOG, PL SC, HIST, SS ED) Civics & Government (PL SC) Economics (ECON) Geography (GEOG) Social Sciences (ANTH, PSYCH, SOC)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
C I 495E: Practicum in Student Teaching--Secondary EducationNotes for: C I 495E

C I 495E

No additional coursework permitted during Student Teaching
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
15
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
Concentration SelectionNotes for: Concentration Selection

Concentration Selection

Citizenship Education (ECON, GEOG, PL SC, HIST, SS ED) Civics & Government (PL SC) Economics (ECON) Geography (GEOG) Social Sciences (ANTH, PSYCH, SOC)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Concentration SelectionNotes for: Concentration Selection

Concentration Selection

Citizenship Education (ECON, GEOG, PL SC, HIST, SS ED) Civics & Government (PL SC) Economics (ECON) Geography (GEOG) Social Sciences (ANTH, PSYCH, SOC)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ANTH/ECON/PL SC/SOC/SS ED 200 Level SelectionNotes for: ANTH/ECON/PL SC/SOC/SS ED 200 Level Selection

ANTH/ECON/PL SC/SOC/SS ED 200 Level Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts SelectionNotes for: Arts Selection (GA)

Arts Selection (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Science SelectionNotes for: Science Selection (GN)

Science Selection (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

  • Must complete at least 3 cr. of United States (US) and 3 cr. of International Cultures (IL).
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.
  • Summer study could reduce some of the credit loads above.
  • Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement. Completing GA or GH selection in summer could reduce credit load in 4th or 5th semester.
  • Academic Advising Notes: The course series listed above is only one of many possible ways to move through this curriculum.   Please be sure to also use the curriculum checksheets and degree audits, as well as consult with an adviser about appropriate scheduling sequences, clearances for field experiences and testing requirements. Advisers also can assist students in identifying coursework offered at Penn State in the SUMMER.
  • Apply for HIST & other minors.

  • No additional coursework permitted during Student Teaching.

 
 
 

Legend

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

Footnotes

ENGL 015 (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
ENGL 030 (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
CAS 100A (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
GEOG 020 (GS) (US) (IL)
Petition 3/6/9 for GA
Concentration Selection
Citizenship Education (ECON, GEOG, PL SC, HIST, SS ED) Civics & Government (PL SC) Economics (ECON) Geography (GEOG) Social Sciences (ANTH, PSYCH, SOC)
Concentration Selection
Citizenship Education (ECON, GEOG, PL SC, HIST, SS ED) Civics & Government (PL SC) Economics (ECON) Geography (GEOG) Social Sciences (ANTH, PSYCH, SOC)
Concentration Selection
Citizenship Education (ECON, GEOG, PL SC, HIST, SS ED) Civics & Government (PL SC) Economics (ECON) Geography (GEOG) Social Sciences (ANTH, PSYCH, SOC)
C I 495E
No additional coursework permitted during Student Teaching
Concentration Selection
Citizenship Education (ECON, GEOG, PL SC, HIST, SS ED) Civics & Government (PL SC) Economics (ECON) Geography (GEOG) Social Sciences (ANTH, PSYCH, SOC)
Concentration Selection
Citizenship Education (ECON, GEOG, PL SC, HIST, SS ED) Civics & Government (PL SC) Economics (ECON) Geography (GEOG) Social Sciences (ANTH, PSYCH, SOC)