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.

From the General Education RequirementsSocial and Behavioral Sciences

Cultural Elective

Arts and Aesthetics

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

or

Health and Physical Learning

Concentration in Major

or

Two courses from below (must study either two different areas of non-Western history and culture or one area of non-Western culture and HIS-103)

Any 940-49 courses that may be offered on non-Western topics by the History and Politics Department in non-Western history

Economics course selected from:

Geosciences course selected from:

Politics course selected from:

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

Professional Education RequirementsProfessional 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

Contact Information
Gregory Vitarbo
Head, History, Political Science, & International Studies Department
214 Joyner Hall
(919) 760-8089
vitarbog@meredith.edu
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