Dec 02, 2023  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Social Studies Education (9-12), B.A.

Benchmark I  

Benchmark II  

Benchmark III  

Recommended Course Sequence

The Bachelor of Arts: Secondary Social Studies Education program is designed in accordance with guidelines established by the South Carolina State Department of Education. The program consists of a general education strand; a professional education strand; cognate courses in Political Science, Geography, and the Social Sciences; as well as methods courses in social studies. A teacher candidate learns strategies for teaching and assessing students in the secondary classroom in the major courses. This program is nationally recognized by the National Council for the Social Studies.

No grade below “C” in a course required for the major or minor (including cognates and specified electives) will count toward satisfying that course requirement. This policy does not refer to general education requirements or elective courses.

Course Requirements (128-129 Cr. Hrs.)


*Application to Benchmark I 

Fourth Semester (18 Cr. Hrs.)

Sixth Semester (16-17 Cr. Hrs.)


*Application to Benchmark II 

Eighth Semester (12 Cr. Hrs.)


All coursework must be completed before Enrollment in EDU 490, Clinical Experience.

+Application to Benchmark III