Social Science Teaching

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The Social Science Teaching Major is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to teach Social Studies subjects in Illinois secondary schools. The major?s disciplinary curriculum consists of courses in the social sciences (economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, sociology and anthropology). Students must receive a grade of ?C? or higher in all courses which apply to the major and must maintain a major grade point average of 3.0 or higher and a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher to complete the program. For students also wanting to be eligible to teach in the middle school, additional Middle Level Education courses are required.

Four Year Degree Plan

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Scholarship Listing

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Annie E. Weller Undergraduate or Graduate Scholar Award
Balsaar & Ruth Bubeck Scholarship
Brian & Trina Myerscough - Chad Pfeffinger Outstanding Sigma Pi Service Award
Carol Specht Memorial Scholarship
Charles L. and Kathryn Joley and Family Deans Scholarship in Education
College of Sciences Advisory Board Endowed Fund
College of Sciences Student Advisory Board Student Assistance Award
Dr. Barbara L. Hill Memorial Scholarship
Dr. John Guckert Memorial Scholarship
Education Scholars Award
Eunice W. Dougherty Scholarship
Gerardo J. Solis Latino Latina Scholarship
Kate Booker Stapp Scholarship
L. Joyce Taylor Student Teaching Scholarship
Mary Coon Cottingham Scholarship
Robert F. Glover Student Leadership Scholarship

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Faculty Listing

Social Science Teaching, Coleman Hall 2556
Contact Name: Dr. Charles W. Titus
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