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Curriculum Requirements for the Accelerated Certification Program – Social Studies Education

The courses listed below may not be the most up to date listing of requirements for this degree. Students should consult the College catalog and their academic adviser for the most accurate course selection and degree progress.

In addition to the General Education requirements and the Institutional Learning Outcomes for all majors, the following courses are required for graduation from the Social Studies Education Accelerated Certification Program:

Graduation Requirements

  • EDUC 1710-1735 - Field Observation/Participation
  • EDUC 2135 - Teaching in the Secondary Schools
  • EDUC 3165 - Developmental Assessment II
  • EDUC 3175 - Secondary Curriculum and Methods/Social Studies
  • EDUC 3195 - Instructional Strategies for Content Area Reading
  • EDUC 3210 - Teaching English Language Learners
  • EDUC 4740 - Student Teaching at the Middle Level (Grades 7-8)
  • EDUC 4745 - Student Teaching at the Secondary Level
  • EDUC 4910 - Seminar: Contemporary Research, Issues, and Ethics in Education
  • SPEC 2110 - Characteristics and Needs of Diverse Learners
  • SPEC 3110 - Classroom Management
  • SPEC 3115 - Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners

 Education Electives: Sufficient EDUC/SPEC/ECE courses to ensure a minimum of 30 credits earned at Keystone College for graduation.

From 2015-2016 Catalog

Students will work closely with an academic adviser to select courses and/or academic minors that fit their interests, as well as with the Career Development Center for career goals. While the academic adviser assists the student in planning his/her curriculum, the student is ultimately responsible for meeting the requirements of the curriculum selected.