Robert Morris University

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Bachelor Of Arts In Social Science
Concentration: Social Studies Education
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Students must apply for candidate status in Education during the semester in which they have completed at least 48 credits. There are specific requirements for candidate status that must be met or the student will not be permitted to continue in the Citizenship Education and Social Sciences (Teacher Certification) program. Students should consult their academic advisor and/or the Education Department Head on a regular basis to assure that the student will meet candidate status requirements, and subsequent Professional Semester requirements. Acceptance into the program is not a guarantee that the program will be completed; students must continue to meet all program eligibility requirements in order to continue in the program.
  3 credits One from... COSK1220 Reading & Writing Strategies
  COSK2221 Intercultural Communications
  3 credits COSK1221 Argument and Research
  3 credits COSK2220 Public Speaking and Persuasion
  3 credits COSK2230 Professnl Commun In Workplace
* 3 credits ECON1020 Principles Of Macroeconomics
  3 credits ELIT1040 Readn Literature:Coming Of Age
  3 credits GEOL1130 Landforms Of The World
* 3 credits HIST1100 United States History I
  3 credits HUMA1010 Humanities: Art and Music
  3 credits INFS1020 Fund Of Information Technology
  3 credits One from... MATH1020 Pre-Calculus
  MATH1050 Math Reasoning/Applications
  MATH2040 Finite Math & Applied Calculus
  MATH2050 Applied Calculus I
  MATH2070 Calculus W/Analytic Geom I
  MATH2170 Calculus W/Analytic Geom II
* 3 credits PSYC1010 General Psychology
* 3 credits SOCI1010 Principles Of Sociology
MAJOR 42 Credits Required
* 3 credits One from... ANTH1010 Introduction To Anthropology
  ANTH1020 Cultural Anthropology
* 3 credits ECON1030 Principles Of Microeconomics
* 3 credits One from... GEOG1020 World Geography
  GEOG1030 Physical Geography
* 3 credits HIST1200 United States History II
* 3 credits HIST1700 World Civilization I
* 3 credits HIST1800 World Civilization II
* 3 credits HIST3400 Pennsylvania History
* 3 credits HIST3700 The Developing World
* 3 credits POLS1020 American National Government
* 3 credits POLS1030 Compar/Contemp Political Syst
* 3 credits POLS1040 International Relations
* 3 credits PSYC3530 Adolescent Psychology/Devlopmt
* 3 credits SOSC4800 Senior Research Project
* 3 credits STAT2110 Statistics
Students must meet all requirements for entrance to the Professional Semester prior to enrolling in EDUC4550. Please check with the Social Sciences Education Coordinator for other requirements regarding grades, Q.P.A., and tests.
* 3 credits EDUC2000 Schools and Society
* 3 credits EDUC2100 Educ Psyc/Classroom Mgmt
* 3 credits EDUC3025 Curriculum Design/Assessment
* 3 credits EDUC3120 Technology For Sec Educators
* credits EDUC3220
* 3 credits EDUC4150 Cont Spef Pedag:Soc Studies Ed
* 3 credits EDUC4200 Student Teaching Seminar
  9 credits EDUC4550 Student Teach Intern: Soc Stud
* 3 credits SPED3010 Intro Special Educ: Pre K-12
* 3 credits SPED3020 Teachng Inclus Clsrm: Pre K-12
OPEN ELECTIVES 9 Credits Required
  3 credits One from... Any course in the OP elective
  3 credits One from... Any course in the OP elective
  3 credits One from... Any course in the OP elective

* A minimum grade of C must be earned in each course identified with an asterisk
IMPORTANT NOTES: A cumulative Q.P.A. of 3.00 or higher is required for graduation.

COSK0990, MATH0900--These courses may be required but do not fulfill requirements for graduation in this degree program.

All students must take 12 credits of Communication Skills as part of the RMU Core Curriculum. Depending upon placement testing scores, students will take COSK1220 or COSK2221 in addition to COSK1221, COSK2220, and COSK2230. If placed in COSK1220, a student's Core requirements are COSK1220, COSK1221, COSK2220, and COSK2230. If placed in COSK1221 (advanced placement; no credit earned for COSK1220), a student's Core requirements are COSK1221, COSK2220, COSK2221, and COSK2230. Also, students must complete a minimum of four (12 credits) Communication Skills intensive courses after COSK2230 has been completed. These courses are noted in the Course Schedule with a (C1-C9) section letter designation.

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