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      Book Signing

  The Shop is holding a book signing on a wonderful new book of essays called Duty Calls at Home: Central Pennsylvania Responds to the Great War, 1914 – 1918, Friday September 5th from 5 to 8 p.m. Join Dr. Steven Burg, chair of the Dept. of History and Philosophy, and his students Mary Lee Shade and John Maietta at 33 West High Street, Carlisle PA 17013

History  & Philosophy Semester Kick-Off Ice Cream Social

  THURSDAY September 4th; 3:30pm - 4:30pm at the DHC Fishbowl

Meet our new and returning history majors! Have an  opportunity to chat with your professors! Learn how to get involved with the History Club! Have some free ice cream! We’ll provide the ice cream and toppings, you bring your appetite.

  Sponsored by the Department of History and Philosophy, the History Club, and Phi Alpha Theta.

  • The SU History Club meets Monday night in Dauphin Humanities 205. The first meeting of the History Club will be on Monday, Sept 8th at 7:30pm in DHC 205. For more information or to get involved, contact History Club President Devon Newcomer dn9056@ship.edu

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History/Philosophy Department

122-124 Dauphin Humanities Center
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257
 

Dr. Steven Burg, Chair 

Janice Reed, Secretary

Tel: 717-477-1621
Fax: 717-477-4062
history@ship.edu 

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Comprehensive Social Studies Education (B.S.Ed.)-History

 [For a checklist of requirements for students who entered the program BEFORE January 1, 2011, click here.] 

 

 [For a checklist of requirements for students who entered the program AFTER January 1, 2011, click here.] 

 

 A 3.0 QPA will be required for entrance into the B.S.Ed. program and for matriculation to professional standing.  Students must also pass the PRAXIS I exam and complete fifty Level I hours to be admitted into professional standing.

The requirements for the B.S.Ed. include the completion of specific social studies, general education and professional education courses. Where appropriate, these courses may also be used to fulfill general education categories.

 

The following requirements are in effect for students who will graduate prior to June 2013. 
 

 

Required (105 crs.) 

 

History (30 crs.)


 

Required (12 crs.)


 

HIS105 Historical Foundation of Global Cultures

3 crs.

HIS106 Thinking Historically in a Global Age

3 crs.

HIS201 Early History of U.S.

3 crs.

HIS202 Recent History of U.S.

3 crs.

Restricted Electives (12 crs.) at 300 level or above
 

 

American History Elective

3 crs.
 

European History Elective
 

3 cr

Africa/Asia/Latin America/Middle East) Electives
 

 

Free History Electives (6 crs.) at 300 level or above
 

 

6 crs.

 


 

 

Required Allied Social Studies (30 crs.)

 

Cat. D. General Education: 

Political, Economic and Geographic Science (6 crs.)


 

ECO101 Principles of Macroeconomics

3 crs.

GEO101 World Geography

3 crs.

Cat. E. General Education: Social and Behavior Science (6 crs.)


 

PSY101 General Psychology

3 crs.

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology

3 crs.

Social Studies Certification Requirements (18 crs.)


 

ANT111 Cultural Anthropology

3 crs.

ECO102 Principles of Microeconomics

3 crs.

GEO103 Geography of U.S. and Canada

3 crs.

PLS100 U.S. Government and Politics

3 crs.

PLS electives

3 crs.

PLS141 or 200- or 300-level. Suggested courses PLS231, 251 and 300.


 

GEO/PLS/ECO Elective

3 crs.

This elective must be at 200 level or above.


 

 

Specific General Education Courses for Certification 15 crs.
 

 

Students must complete a total of two college math courses, two English courses, and a course in environmental science. The following courses, which may also simultaneously count toward the fulfillment of general education requirements, may be used to complete these requirements:

 

One Writing course: ENG 101 or ENG 106
 

 

One Literature course: ENG 248 or ENG 250
 

 

One Environmental Science course: BIO 145 or ESS 108
 

 

Two Math courses: One should be MAT 117
 

 

Required Professional Education Courses (30 crs.)

 


 

 

TCH205 The American School

3 crs.

TCH260 Educational Psychology

3 crs.

Courses TCH205 and TCH260 must be completed before EDU412 and EDU413.

EEC 273 Introduction to Exceptionalites

3 crs.

EDU412 Teaching of Social Studies I

3 crs.

EDU413 Teaching of Social Studies II

3 crs.

These two courses must be taken simultaneously.

EDU495 Student Teaching and Professional Practicum

15 crs.

Portfolio Requirement: For assessment and career development purposes, all B.A. and B.S.Ed. majors are required to assemble and submit a portfolio documenting their academic growth and their major accomplishments.


 

Required: 50 Level I hours by the time one attains 75 credits. See B.S.Ed. advisor.

 

The following requirements are in effect for students who will graduate after June 2013. 

 Required (105 crs.) 

 History (30 crs.)

Required 12 crs. 

HIS 105  Historical Foundation of Global Cultures                       3 crs. 

    HIS 106   Thinking Historically in a Global Age                          3 crs. 

    HIS 201 Early History of U.S.                                                            3 cr. 

    HIS 202 Recent History of U.S.                                                         3 cr. 

 

Restricted Electives (12 crs.) at 300 level or above
 

American History Elective     3 crs.

European History Elective     3 crs.
 

Africa/Asia/Latin America/Middle East) Electives                6 crs.
 

 Free History Electives (6 crs.) at 300 level or above

 

Allied Social Science Courses     21 crs.

Cat. D. General Education: Political, Economic, Geographic Sciences                    6 cr. 

 

ECO101Principles of Macroeconomics                                                            3 cr. 

 

GEO101 World Geography                                                                      3 cr.

 

Cat. E. General Education Social & Behavior Science                                                       6 cr 

 PSY101 General Psychology                                                                      3 cr.

 SOC101 Intro. to Sociology                                           3 cr.

        

 

Social Studies Certification Requirements                                                                                                                        15 cr.  


GEO103 Geog US and Canada                                                                   3 cr. PLS100 US Gov & Politics                                                                   3 cr.  PLS elective                                                          3 cr.

PLS141 or 200- or 300-level. Suggested courses PLS231, 251 and 300.

Social Science elective (ANT111, ECO102, INT200, any 200 or 300 level GEO or PLS or any PHL)      6 cr.

Specific General Education Courses for Certification 15 crs.
 

 

Students must complete a total of two college math courses, two English courses, and a course in environmental science. The following courses, which may also simultaneously count toward the fulfillment of general education requirements, may be used to complete these requirements:

 

One Writing course: ENG 101 or ENG 106
 

 

One Literature course: ENG 248 or ENG 250
 

 

One Environmental Science course: BIO 145 or ESS 108
 

 

Two Math courses: One should be MAT 117
 

 

Required Professional Education Courses (33 crs.) 


 

 

TCH207 Org & Psych Found

3 crs.

Courses must be completed before EDU412 and EDU413.

 

RDG413 Tchg. Rdg. to ELL                                   3 cr. 

   

EEC273 Intro Exceptionalities                 3 cr. 

   

 

EEC423 Effective Instructional Strategies                            3 cr. 

   

    

EDU412 Teaching Secondary Social Studies I                            3 cr. 

EDU413 Teaching Secondary Social Studies II                          3 cr. 

EDU412 and EDU413 must be taken simultaneously with EDU 495.

EEC 483 Assessing Students w/Exceptionalities             3 cr. 

EDU 495 Student Teaching and Professional Practicum  15 cr.

 Portfolio Requirement: For assessment and career development purposes, all B.A. and B.S.Ed. majors are required to assemble and submit a portfolio documenting their academic growth and their major accomplishments.

Required: 50 Level I hours by the time one attains 75 credits. See B.S.Ed. advisor.