2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Dual Major in Adolescence Education: Social Studies and Geography (7-12) [SST and GRY]


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This program allows students who major in geography to qualify for certification to teach adolescence education in social studies (grades 7-12). It combines a major in geography with 47-68 credit hours in additional course work and professional teacher preparation.

Career Potential

  • Junior high and high school teacher

A. Requirements for the geography major (see above)


C. Professional Sequence: Junior year, four credit hours


D. Professional Sequence: Senior year, 21 credit hours


To be eligible for student teaching, a student must have been accepted into the adolescence education: social studies (7-12) as a major by the beginning of the second semester of the junior year and must have senior status, at or near 90 credit hours, with 24 credit hours in the academic social science major, which must be officially declared. A student must also have an overall grade point average of 2.5, a grade point average of 2.7 in the academic social science major, and a C or better in AED 300. No student who receives a grade below a C- in any introductory course in the academic social science major will be allowed to enter student teaching until the course has been retaken and a higher grade earned. Student teaching is a capstone experience. Students who cannot graduate by the December following student teaching may not register for the AED 400, 401, 402 sequence.

Student Teaching:


Spring semester only. No other courses may be taken during the student teaching semester.

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 126


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