Social Studies Education

  • SED SO 507: Practicum for Practicing Professionals: History and Social Science 5-8
    Graduate Corequisites: SED SO 572 and SED SO 566; Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites. Grades 5-8 student teaching experience for practicing professionals. Minimum 300 hours required. fldwk w/ seminar. Prereq: SEDSO566, SEDSO572. 4 cr.
  • SED SO 508: Practicum for Practicing Professionals: History and Social Science 8-12
    Graduate Corequisites: SED SO 572 and SED SO 566; Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites. Grades 8-12 student teaching experience for practicing professionals. Minimum 300 hours required. fldwk w/ seminar. Prereq: SEDSO566, SEDSO572. 4cr.
  • SED SO 509: Student-Teaching Practicum: History and Social Science 5-8
    Undergraduate Corequisites: SED SO 572 and SED SO 566; Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites.
    Graduate Corequisites: SED SO 572; Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites. Grades 5-8 student teaching under joint supervision of supervising practitioner and university supervisor. Minimum 300 hours required. fldwk w/ seminar. Prereq: SEDSO566, SEDSO572. 8cr.
  • SED SO 510: Student-Teaching Practicum: History and Social Science, 8-12
    Undergraduate Corequisites: SED SO 572 and SED SO 566; Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites.
    Graduate Corequisites: SED SO 572; Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites. Grades 8-12 student teaching under joint supervision of supervising practitioner and university supervisor. Minimum 300 hours required. fldwk w/ seminar. Prereq: SEDSO566, SEDSO572. 8cr. Fall and spring.
  • SED SO 511: St Tch:SOST8-12
  • SED SO 520: Project Citizen: Promoting Civic Engagement
    The course examines how a model of citizen action (Project Citizen) can be used to promote active and informed citizenship among youth and adults. Students apply that model to analyze and influence a current public policy of their choice. Effective Spring 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: The Individual in Community.
    • The Individual in Community
  • SED SO 525: Multilingualism and Intercultural Communication
    This course describes the role of language, literacy, and communication in globalization by examining their use across cultural, political, and geographic boundaries, and highlighting how language and cultural forms flow in global networks and across cultural boundaries; constructing transcultural and transnational student identities. 4cr, 1st sem.
  • SED SO 566: Developing Historical Literacy, 5-12
    Students will investigate the history, subspecialties, pedagogy, and research in history education for middle and high school, as related to historical thinking, literacy, and problem solving. Students will develop an understanding of historical literacy, historical thinking, inquiry, and problem solving. Students will develop competencies in developing and presenting research-based history lessons. Effective Fall 2019, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Social Inquiry II, Oral and/or Signed Communication, Creativity/Innovation.
    • Oral and/or Signed Communication
    • Social Inquiry II
    • Creativity/Innovation
  • SED SO 567: History Laboratory
    Explores the use of field-based and classroom methods for teaching students with historical sites and museums. The course includes visits to local historical sites and museums. Effective Spring 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: Aesthetic Exploration.
    • Aesthetic Exploration
  • SED SO 570: Sci Teach Meth
  • SED SO 571: Curriculum & Special Methods for History & Social Sciences, 5-12
    Examines curriculum and teaching methods in social science education, grades 5-12. Students develop and present research-based lessons and unit plans in history, civics, economics, geography, and other social sciences. Development of teaching materials and classroom techniques for social studies education. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Digital/Multimedia Expression, Ethical Reasoning, Teamwork/Collaboration.
    • Ethical Reasoning
    • Digital/Multimedia Expression
    • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • SED SO 572: Curriculum and Special Methods for History and Social Science, 5-12
    Reviews traditional and recent Examines curriculum materials in history or curriculum and teaching methods in social science education for middle, junior, and senior high school. Students develop competencies in developing and presenting research-based lessons and unit plans in history, civics, economics, geography, and the other social sciences. Analysis of curricular goals for grades 5-12. Development of new teaching materials and classroom techniques for social studies education at various age levels. Effective Fall 2019, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Ethical Reasoning, Digital/Multimedia Expression, Teamwork/Collaboration. This course must be taken for 4 credits.
    • Ethical Reasoning
    • Digital/Multimedia Expression
    • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • SED SO 573: Teaching about the Cold War in American History
    The course is designed for history education majors of anyone interested in examining The Cold War period (1946-1963) through Hollywood movies (Dr. Strangelove, Seven Days in May, High Noon) and television (The Army McCarthy Hearings, Blacklisting, Hollywood and the Second Red Scare). Culminating activity will be the production of a non-tradiational unit on the Cold War. 4cr, 1st sem.
  • SED SO 574: Pre-Prac Soc St
  • SED SO 591: Prac Hum Srv De
  • SED SO 713: Field Experience: Intercultural Education
    Field experience in intercultural education within an educational setting. In most cases, this involves the development of instructional materials and a research project. 4cr
  • SED SO 930: Doctoral Seminar: The Nature of Social Studies Education
    Study of the historical, philosophical, theoretical, and curricular foundations of social studies education. Open to doctoral students, CAGS students, and (with permission) upper-level master's students intending to pursue doctoral study in social studies education. 4 cr.
  • SED SO 933: Doctoral Seminar in History Education
    Study of the historical, philosophical, theoretical, and curricular foundations of history education. Open to doctoral students; other with permission. 4 cr.
  • SED SO 935: Advanced Doctoral Seminar in Civic Education and Engagement
    Study of the historical, philosophical, theoretical, and curricular foundations of civic education/education for democracy. Open to doctoral students; other with permission. 4 cr.