B.S. in Secondary Social Science Education
The Bachelor of Science in Secondary Social Science Education provides an in-depth study of pedagogical styles, learning theories and teaching approaches at the middle and high school levels. Secondary social science education majors will earn certification in the area of social science education for grades 6-12. Students will also earn the necessary ESOL endorsement required by the state of Florida to teach in public schools.
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Topics of Study
- teaching history
- teaching geography, economics and the behavioral sciences
- teaching civic education and global education
- experiential, ideological, theoretical and relational dimensions of student teaching
- creating instructional units
- student evaluation and assessment processes
- classroom ethics and law
- technology in the classroom
- building a classroom community of learners
- multilingual/multicultural theory
- learners with special needs
- curriculum integration
- Test of General Knowledge (GK) – As an admission requirement, all education majors are required to pass all sections of the Test of General Knowledge on the FTCE.
- Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE) – In order to graduate from UT’s education program, all students must pass the professional education portion and the subject area portion of the Florida Teacher Certification Exam.
- ESOL Endorsement – Graduates will earn teaching endorsement in English as a Second Language. This is a required endorsement for all teachers in the state of Florida.
- Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) – International Honor Society for Education
- Student National Education Association (SNEA)