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Sample Program of Study - Sociology Education (7-12)

The listed sequence is only a suggestion. Final decision rest with the student and the academic advisor(s) and will vary depending on the schedule, endorsement requirements, etc.

Students seeking endorsements in education need to work closely with their advisors regarding the required coursework in their subject endorsements and in professional education.

Students are encouraged to consider taking a foreign language as part of their general education program. (See appropriate section of catalog.)

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN - 1st semester

ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1)

3

SOC 101 Intro to Sociology (General Studies CAT 5)

3

General Studies CAT 3 or CAT 7

3-5

General Studies CAT 4, CAT 6, CAT 8, CAT 9, or CAT 10

3

 

FRESHMAN - 2nd semester

CNA 100 Principles of Human Communication (General Studies CAT 2)

3

EDU 150 Professional Education in a Diverse Society

3

GST 110 Freshman Experience (may be recommended during the freshman year)

2

PSY 101 Intro to Psychology

3

SOC 110 Intro to Anthropology

3

General Studies CAT 3 or CAT 7

3-5

 

It is recommended that students satisfactorily complete the Core exam before completion of freshman year.

 

SOPHOMORE - 1st semester

SOC 220 Social Problems

3

EDU course(s) by advisement

3-6

SOC course by advisement

0-3

General Studies CAT 4, CAT 6, CAT 8, CAT 9, or CAT 10

3

Second endorsement course

0-3

 

SOPHOMORE - 2nd semester

SOC 345 Race and Ethnic Relations

3

EDU courses by advisement

6

SOC course by advisement

3

General Studies CAT 4, CAT 6, CAT 8, CAT 9, or CAT 10

3

Second endorsement course

3

 

Advancement to Level 2: Acceptance to Teacher Education Candidacy required before taking any 300/400 EDU/SPD level courses.

 

JUNIOR - 1st semester

SOC 460 Social Inequalities

3

General Studies CAT 4, CAT 6, CAT 8, CAT 9, or CAT 10

3

EDU course(s) by advisement

3-6

SOC course(s) by advisement

3-6

Second endorsement course(s)

3-6

 

JUNIOR - 2nd semester

*SSC 300 Social Science Research Methods

3

EDU course by advisement

3

SOC course by advisement

3-6

General Studies CAT 4, CAT 6, CAT 8, CAT 9, or CAT 10

3

Second endorsement course

3-6

 

SENIOR - 1st semester

*SOC 480 Social Theory

3

SOC Course by advisement

3

Second endorsement course by advisement

3

 

 

Advancement to Level 3: Clinical Practice (Passing score on appropriate PRAXIS II exam required before Clinical Placement.)

 

 

 

SENIOR - 2nd semester

 

SOC 490 Assessment Seminar (required in final semester)

0

Continue coursework to fulfill remaining major, minor, and graduation requirements.

 *SSC 300 Social Science Research Methods and SOC 480 Social Theory should be completed during junior or senior year.