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  The Graduate School of Education 2007-2009 Combined B.A./B.S./Ed.M. Five-Year Teacher Preparation Programs Programs in the Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration Five-Year Program in Social Studies Education (Certification: Teacher of Social Studies)  

Five-Year Program in Social Studies Education (Certification: Teacher of Social Studies)


Coordinators: Dr. Benjamin Justice (732-932-7496, ext. 8110; email: bjust@rci.rutgers.edu), Dr. Beth Rubin (732-932-7496, ext. 8203; email: bcrubin@rci.rutgers.edu)

Social Studies Education (12 credits)

05:300:472 Materials and Methods in Social Studies (3)

15:257:560 Introduction to Social Studies Education (3)

15:257:561 Analysis of Social Studies Curricula (3)

Graduate Level Elective in Social Studies Education (3)

Common Professional Education Core (18 credits)

05:300:200 Exploring Teaching as a Profession (3)

05:300:306 Principles of Classroom Learning (3)

05:300:401 Individual and Cultural Diversity in the Classroom (3)

15:255:533 Assessment and Measurement for Teachers (2)

15:255:534 Classroom Organization (1)

15:255:537 Education, Ethics, and Society (3)

15:255:538 Teacher as Researcher (3)

Internship in Teaching (12 credits)

15:255:535 Internship in Teaching (9)

15:255:536 Internship Seminar (3)

History and Social Science Requirements

Every candidate for certification in Social Studies Education must complete a full major in one of the following: history, political science, economics, sociology, geography, anthropology, American studies, or area/gender/ethnic studies such as Africana studies, women's studies, Puerto Rican studies, etc. Students must include in their studies at least 30 credits of course work in the five core content areas: American history/New Jersey history, world history, civics/government, economics, and geography; at least one course must be completed in each of these five fields and approved by the Social Studies Education faculty. (Courses in the major may be used to fulfill these social studies distribution requirements.)
 
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