BS, Major in Education, 4-8 Social Studies

Bachelor of Science, major in Education, 4-8 Social Studies
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) 18
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts) 13
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences) 3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option) 14
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 1408Contemporary Biology 24
ECON 1100Economics of Social Problems 31
ENGL 2332Wrld Lit I: Before 17 Century 43
or ENGL 2333 World Lit II: 17th C & After
GEOG 1300People, Place and the Envrnmt 53
MATH 1384Intro Foundations of Math I 63
Major
ECON 2301Principles Of Macroeconomics3
HIST 2311World History to 15003
HIST 2312World History since 15003
HIST 3398Texas & the Southwest3
GEOG 3359Regional Geography:US & Canada3
GEOG 4358Geography of Texas3
Major Core
BESL 3301Second Language Acquisition 73
CHEM 1305
CHEM 1105
Applying Chemistry to Society
and Chemistry in Context Lab
4
CIME 2313Teaching as a Profession3
CIME 3327Integ Tech in Middle Grades 83
CIME 3374Human Growth & Learning 93
CIME 3375The Middle Level Child3
CIME 3385The Middle Grades Classroom3
EDUC 1101Educator Preparation1
MATH 1385Intro Foundations of Math II3
MATH 3381Intro - Foundation of Math III3
SPED 2301Introduction to Exceptionality 103
Field Experience I
READ 3373Content Area Rdg In Mid Grades3
READ 3374Voc & Word Stdy In Mid Grades3
Field Experience II
TESL 3313ESL Methodology I 113
SPED 3301Learn and Instruc Child W/Disa3
Field Experience III
CIME 3376Curriculum & Assmt For Mid Grd3
CIME 4336Teaching Social Studies in the Middle Grades3
READ 4310Rdg & Lang Arts In Mid Grades3
TESL 4314ESL Methodology II3
Student Teaching/4+1 MED Pre-Internship 129-13
Student Teaching
Student Teaching in the Middle Grades
Student Teaching in the Middle Grades
Teacher Education Capstone
4+1 MED Pre-Internship
Adv Techniques & Mthds Instr
Adv Mths Classroom Mgt & Disc
Assessment Of Learning
Elective (4 SCH) 12
Total Hours125-129

Notes:

Student Teaching Block is considered a FULL LOAD at SHSU. Please check prerequisites for Field Experience I, Field Experience II, Field Experience III, and Student Teaching. Each field experience block must be completed successfully, in order to progress through the field experience sequence.

Field Experience in public schools is required for many CIEE, ECHE, CIME, READ, TESL, and SPED classes. 

Full admission to the Educator Preparation program is required prior to enrollment in Field Experience I, Field Experience II, Field Experience III, and Student Teaching.

Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction 4+1 Program

Admission Documentation and Criteria

Applicants seeking admission to the Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction 4+1 Program must submit the following:

  • 4+1 Program Application through TK20
  • Current undergraduate transcript demonstrating a minimum 3.15 overall GPA or last 60 SCH.
  • Three Reference Forms (at least two from SHSU professors)
  • Writing Sample

Admission to the 4+1 program is competitive and the number of available positions is limited. The top candidates from the initial application review will progress to a group interview and must also submit:

  • a video recording of themselves conducting a 20-30 minute lesson in a K-12 classroom

  • an in-person writing sample

Before a formal offer of admission will be issued, the applicant must supply evidence that he or she has passed both the appropriate content TExES and PPR TExES certification exams.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area I3Component Area I3
Component Area III14Component Area IX53
Component Area V23Component Area VI3
Component Area VI3Component Area VII3
ECON 110031GEOG 130063
MATH 138443MATH 13853
 17 18
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BIOL 140864CHEM 1305
CHEM 1105
4
CIME 23133CIME 337493
EDUC 11011ECON 23013
ENGL 2332 or 233383HIST 23123
HIST 23113MATH 33813
POLS 23063SPED 2301103
 17 19
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BESL 3301113CIME 3327123
CIME 33853GEOG 33593
HIST 33983GEOG 43583
READ 33733SPED 33013
READ 33743TESL 3313133
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CIME 33753Student Teaching/4+1 MED Pre-Internship149-13
CIME 33763Student Teaching
CIME 43363
READ 43103
TESL 43143
 4+1 MED Pre-Internship
 
 
 
 
Elective (4 SCH)14
 15 9-13
Total Hours: 125-129

Notes 

Student Teaching Block is considered a FULL LOAD at SHSU. Please check prerequisites for  Field Experience I, Field Experience II, Field Experience III, and Student Teaching. Each field experience block must be completed successfully, in order to progress through the field experience sequence.

Field Experience in public schools is required for many CIEE, ECHE, CIME, READ, TESL, and SPED classes. 

Full admission to the Educator Preparation program is required prior to enrollment in Field Experience I, Field Experience II, Field Experience III, and Student Teaching.

Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction 4+1 Program

Admission Documentation and Criteria

Applicants seeking admission to the Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction 4+1 Program must submit the following:

  • 4+1 Program Application through TK20
  • Current undergraduate transcript demonstrating a minimum 3.15 overall GPA or last 60 SCH.
  • Three Reference Forms (at least two from SHSU professors)
  • Writing Sample

Admission to the 4+1 program is competitive and the number of available positions is limited. The top candidates from the initial application review will progress to a group interview and must also submit:

  • a video recording of themselves conducting a 20-30 minute lesson in a K-12 classroom

  • an in-person writing sample

Before a formal offer of admission will be issued, the applicant must supply evidence that he or she has passed both the appropriate content TExES and PPR TExES certification exams.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) marketable skills initiative is part of the state’s 60x30TX plan and was designed to help students articulate their skills to employers.  Marketable skills are those skills valued by employers and/or graduate programs that can be applied in a variety of work or education settings and may include interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skill areas.

The BS, Major in Education, 4-8 Social Studies is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

  • Prepared to teach social studies content necessary for 4 - 8 certification.

  • Prepared to implement evidence-based methods of teaching and learning.

  • Fully qualified to teach in Texas public schools.