The Social Studies Education major must complete 128 semester hours of University courses. Included in the 128 semester hours are 41 hours in general education coursework, 33 hours in courses for the major, 9 hours in social studies support courses, and 45 hours in professional development, including 12 hours in the Teaching Internship. Students must be admitted to into the Teacher Education Program which requires an overall grade point average of 2.75 and a passing score on the PRAXIS I test as set by the State of Maryland.
General Education Requirements
All students are expected to complete a common body of academic course work. The General Education Requirements are designed to promote the development of a comprehensive educational base which will effectively support a student’s choice of a major concentration. MATH 099does not meet the General Education Requirement and does not apply toward graduation requirements.
Curriculum Area I - Arts and Humanities: Credits 9