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2020-2021 Bradford Campus Catalog
University of Pittsburgh Bradford
   
2020-2021 Bradford Campus Catalog 
    
 
  Jul 24, 2021
 
2020-2021 Bradford Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Social Studies Education (7-12), BS


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Contact: Dr. Wayne Brinda

Degree Requirements


Course Requirements in the Major


All courses in the major must be completed with a C- or higher and a 3.0 grade point average must be maintained, in the major and overall. Students must complete all prescribed courses for the Social Studies Education Degree.

All social studies education majors must complete the following core content courses.


Twelve credits within the major must be international or cross-cultural in nature.

And each of the following:


Required Electives


  • Upper-level History elective - 3 Credits
  • Upper-level Political Science elective - 3 Credits
  • MATH (Second college-level math class required.) - 3-4 Credits

Collateral Areas


24 credits with at least one course in each area

  • Anthropology (ANTH) - 3 Credits
  • Geography (GEOG) - 3 Credits
  • Economics (ECON) - 3 Credits
  • Psychology (  PSY 0101 - INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY )
  • Sociology (SOC) - 3 Credits
  • Two upper-level required collateral electives (Choose from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, PSY, and SOC) - 6 Credits

General Education Program Requirements and Requirements-Variable


(See General Education Program  and General Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree  under Academic Policies and Guidelines for further details.)

Please be advised


Please be advised that some programs or courses of study require that students complete rotations, fieldwork, internships/externships and/or teaching assignments at facilities external to the university, while other programs or courses of study may offer voluntary internships or externships at facilities external to the university. Depending on the program or course, such facilities will or may require a criminal background check, an act 33/34 clearance (if applicable), and perhaps a drug screen to determine participant qualification or eligibility. Additionally, in order to become licensed, many states will inquire as to whether the applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor, a felony, or a felonious or illegal act associated with alcohol and/or substance abuse.

Suggested Course of Study


Second Year


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