• Social Studies 5-12 Licensure Requirements

    State Licensing Tests

    Basic Skills
    Pedagogy
    Social Studies Content Knowledge

    Education Courses

    GED 7801 Intro to MAT, 0cr
    GED 7815 Schools and Society, 4cr
    GED 7825 Educational Psychology, 4cr
    GED 7862 Education and Cultural Diversity, 4cr
    GED 7867 Theory to Practice, 4cr
    GED 7871 Teaching Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School/5-12, 4cr
    GED 7872 Exceptionality, 2cr
    GED 7858 Teaching Social Studies in the Middle and Secondary School Part I, 4cr
    GED 7873 Teaching Social Studies in the Middle and Secondary School Part II, 4cr
    GED 7888 English Learners in the Mainstream, 2cr 
    GED 7895 Secondary Student Teaching/5-12, 6cr
    GED 0050 Student Teaching Seminar, 2cr

    Social Studies Courses

    ANTH 1160 Intro to Anthropology, 4cr
    Human Geography (not offered at HU)
    HIST An American History Course, 4cr
    HIST A Non-Western History Course, 4cr
    PSCI 1110 American Government and Politics, 4cr
    PSYC 1330 General Psychology, 4cr
    SOC 1110 Introduction to Sociological Thinking, 4cr
    HIST 3000 Workshop in History, 4cr or HIST 3010 Historical Methods
    ECON 1310 Microeconomics, 4cr
    ECON 1320 Macroeconomics, 4cr

    Concentration Courses

    Five Courses in One Concentration Area. May Count the Above Courses, except HIST 3000/3010.

    Research Course

    Choose the Research Course that matches the Concentration Area

    ANTH 5260 Anthropological Thought and Theory, 4cr
    QMBE 1310 Statistics, 4cr
    HIST 3000 Workshop in History, 4cr or HIST 3010 Historical Methods
    PSCI 3540 Political Research & Analysis, 4cr
    PSYC 1340 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, 4cr
    SOC 3930 Social Research Methods, 4cr

    Two options for completing your MAT degree 

    Once you've completed student teaching and seminar, choose the option that best fits your needs for degree completion.

    PLAN A – FLEXIBLE PACING, PICK THE SCHEDULE THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU.

    Features: 12 credits, 3 four-credit courses, capstone project completed within one-year 
    GED 8025A & B: Public Policy: Design and Action  (2+2 credits, taken in same term) 
    GED 8023: Capstone Practicum (4 credits) 
    GED 8495:  Capstone (4 credits)  

    PLAN B – COHORT MODEL, ONE-YEAR COMPLETION

    Features: 12 credits, 3 four-credit courses, 3 consecutive terms 
    You choose from four content cohorts, starting in spring or fall: 
    Culture & Diversity Cohort :  Spring, Summer, Fall semesters (on hold pending curriculum review) 
    Literacy Cohort:   Spring, Summer, Fall semesters 
    English as a Second Language Cohort:  Fall, Spring, Summer semesters 
    Science & Inquiry Cohort:  Fall, Spring, Summer semesters 

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