The middle grades teacher education licensure program with a concentration in social studies provides appropriate learning experiences to meet the needs, capabilities, and interests of middle grades students studying social studies. The program is designed to assist individuals in acquiring knowledge, developing skills and dispositions within a learning environment focused on active involvement and integrated learning activities.

Requirements
To complete the middle grades social studies teacher education program, students must complete the requirements for their chosen major as well as the following licensure requirements.

Students must be admitted in the Teacher Education Program to enroll.

Refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalogue for official information about licensure requirements.

Social Studies (6-9) Licensure

 

From the General Education Requirements

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Cultural Elective

Arts and Aesthetics

Choose from any 3 credit hour Arts and Aesthetics elective, including:

Health and Physical Learning

Science Major Concentration Courses – 27-29 hours

 

or

One non-Western history course selected from the following:

Any topics course taught by the History, Political Science and International Studies Department in non-Western history (3)

Economics course selected from:

Geosciences course selected from:

Politics course selected from:

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Professional Education Requirements for Middle Grades Education

 

Professional Education, General

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Professional Education, Methods

3-5 credit hours of Professional Education, Methods as appropriate to the required concentration

Internship – last semester of teacher education program

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

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Contact Information
Heather Bower
Assistant Professor; Department Head, Education
207-B Ledford
(919) 760-8061
bowerhea@meredith.edu
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Graduate Program Manager & Admissions Counselor for Education
(919) 760-8316
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