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SCST 590 - Principles of Teaching Social Studies I (3).
Description: Exploration and application of strategies related to planning, instruction, content reading, and content literacy in the social studies classroom. Emphasis will be placed on applying knowledge from content courses to design lessons associated with state and national standards. Special attention will be placed on content from the areas of Geography, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Economics, and Government. Field experience outside of class time in a K-12 setting required. Prerequisites: Graduate standing in MAT program Notes: Specifically designed for MAT students seeking secondary certification in Social Studies.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

SCST 591 - Principles of Teaching Social Studies II (3).
Description: Students will explore management strategies, with more advanced application of strategies related to planning and instruction in the social studies classroom. Emphasis will be placed on instructional strategies that address the needs of multiple learners while focusing on the content in state and national standards. Further, exploration of appropriate assessment strategies will be incorporated into the unit design process. Special attention will be placed on the teaching of History. This course advocates an integrated model for teaching social studies; therefore, students will explore ways to incorporate Government, Economics, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, and Geography into History courses. Specifically designed for students planning to pursue secondary social studies certification or middle level social studies certification. Prerequisite: Admission to MAT program and to Teacher Ed; C- or better in SCST 390 or 590.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

SCST 592 - Field Experience in Teaching Social Studies (1:0:8).
Description: Students will spend 8 hours per week in a public school under the supervision of a social studies education professor and will work with a mentor teacher in preparation for the final internship experience. Notes: This course requires participation in a pre- and post-semester orientation that follows the school district calendar. Contact the course instructor for specific requirements. Offered in Fall. A grade of S or U is recorded. Prerequisites: Graduate status, Admission to Teacher Education Program. Corequisites: SCST 591.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
8.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

SCST 593 - Seminar in Social Studies Education (1).
Description: Teacher candidates will explore current issues in education and complete the required exit assessment. Prerequisite: SCST 591. Corequisite: EDUC 690.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department


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