2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 19, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Social Science Education (GPS)


This plan outlines a four-year path to graduation. You are expected to satisfy all “success marker” courses, grades, and GPAs as specified. For part-time students and students needing to complete background material, this schedule represents the order in which courses should be taken. This suggested plan to four-year graduation does not replace regular advising appointments. Some course offerings may change.

Term One


Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 3.0 or better; complete ENG 1100  with C or better; grade of C or better in all HST, PLS, GEO, EC, and ED/EDS courses.

Term Two


Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 3.0 or better; complete one language course with a C or better; grade of C or better in all HST, PLS, GEO, EC, and ED/EDS courses.

Term Three


Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 3.0 or better; grade of C or better in all HST, PLS, GEO, EC, and ED/EDS courses.

Term Four


Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 3.0 or better; grade of C or better in all HST, PLS, GEO, EC, and ED/EDS courses; have completed or be completing HST sequence (HST1100/1200/2110/2120).

Term Five


Total: 18 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 3.0 or better; grade of C or better in all HST, PLS, GEO, EC, and ED/EDS courses; apply for entry into Licensure and complete requirements for next fall semester by early January.

Term Six


  • CORE - Element 3 Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Element 4 Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • HST Course - History 3000- or 4000-level Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • PLS Course - Political Science 4000-level Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • PLS Course - Political Science 3000- or 4000-level Course Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 3.0 or better; grade of C or better in all HST, PLS, GEO, EC, and ED/EDS courses; prepare for, take, and pass Ohio Assessments for Educators subject test; be accepted into licensure program.

Term Seven


This term will only have ED courses that are used for the separate licensure program.

Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 3.0 or better; grade of C or better in all HST, PLS, GEO, EC, and ED/EDS courses.

Term Eight


This term will only have ED courses that are used for the separate licensure program.

Total: 12 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 3.0 or better; grade of C or better in all HST, PLS, GEO, EC, and ED/EDS courses.

Note(s):


*Languages include Arabic (ARA), American Sign Language (ASL), Chinese (CHI), French (FR), German (GER), Greek (GR), Latin (LAT), and Spanish (SPN).

**An application for field placement (ED 2650  and ED 2750 ) is required.

Visit www.cehs.wright.edu/studentinfo/field_experience/index.php for more information and application deadlines.

Program Description


Students intending to teach secondary-level social studies (Grades 7-12) in Ohio public school system earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in social science education, a multi-disciplinary major including work in history, economics, political science, and geography. In addition, candidates must also, separately, be accepted into and satisfy the requirements of the Adolescence to Young Adult:  Integrated Social Studies (AYA: ISS) licensure program through a sequence of courses and field placements offered through the College of Education and Human Services alongside their Social Science Education (SSE) degree. Upon completion of the academic content and professional teaching requirements, students are eligible to apply for licensure in AYA: Integrated Social Studies from the Ohio Department of Education. Students who are not accepted into the licensure program may still complete the SSE degree without licensure.

Candidates must meet with a College of Education and Human Services Licensure Advisor early in the bachelor’s degree program to learn how to apply for school placements, deadlines, admission details, and other important information.

Career Opportunities


For career information, please visit the Wright State University Office of Career Services:

http://www.wright.edu/administration/career/explorecareers/evaluatemajorscareers.html

Campus Contact Information


Social Science Education Program
370 Millett Hall
Phone: (937) 775-3110
E-mail: jonathan.winkler@wright.edu

liberal-arts.wright.edu/social-science-education

Additional Comments


Academic success resources (math, writing, tutoring): http://www.wright.edu/uc/success/

Admissions: http://www.wright.edu/admissions/

Financial Aid: http://www.wright.edu/financialaid/

Transitional Advising WebPage (TAP): http://www.wright.edu/semesters-advising