Social Studies Education 6-12 (B.Ed.) - Resident

Social Studies Education 6-12 (B.Ed.) - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

After completion of the required program coursework (including student teaching) and the passing of licensure tests, the graduate of this program would be eligible for a VA state teaching license.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
COMS 101Speech Communication3
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
HIUS 221Survey of American History I3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
MATH Elective3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking
ENGL 201American Literature I3
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Civic & Global Engagement
CSTU 101Western Culture3
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
PSYC 210Developmental Psychology3
Natural Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47

Major Requirement

Major Foundational Courses
HIEU 201History of Western Civilization I 13
MATH 121College Algebra 13
PHYS 101Elements of Physics 13
Total Hours9
1

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
Education Courses
EDUC 201Introduction to Education and Classroom Technology3
EDUC 221Content Area Reading and Differentiated Teaching and Learning3
EDUC 235Content Instructional Design3
EDUC 350Behavior and Individual Differences3
EDUC 360Foundations of Education3
EDUC 425Content Measurement and Evaluation3
EDUC 435Content Curriculum Fundamentals3
HIST 419Secondary Social Studies Teaching Methods3
Practicum and Gate Courses
EDGT 177School of Education Gate 1 – UG Initial Licensure – Local0
EDGT 277School of Education Gate 2 – UG Initial Licensure – Local0
EDGT 377School of Education Gate 3 – UG Initial Licensure – Local0
EDUC 189Practicum in Education I: Local 10
EDUC 289Practicum in Education II: Local 10
EDUC 389Practicum in Education III: Local 10
Secondary Courses
ECON 213Principles of Microeconomics3
GEOG 200Introduction to Geography3
GEOG 320Regional Studies in Geography3
or GEOG 410 Global Issues in Geography
GOVT 200Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise3
GOVT 327State and Local Government3
HIEU 202History of Western Civilization II3
HIEU 370Age of the Enlightenments 23
or EUROPEAN HISTORY ELECTIVE
HIST 300Historical Methodology3
HIUS 222Survey of American History II3
HIUS 360History of American Entrepreneurship3
HIUS 390History of Virginia3
HIUS 420Civil War and Reconstruction3
United States History Elective 33
HIWD 370Comparative Civilization3
HIWD 375East Asian Warfare3
Student Teaching
EDST 475The Reflective Educator: Resource Seminar3
EDST 480Student Teaching: Distance 19
or EDST 481 Supervised Student Teaching: Local
Total Hours81
1

Liberty University School of Education Background check is required for all practicums and student teaching.

2

Choose any HIEU course not already required for the degree

3

Choose from HIUS 310, HIUS 312, or HIUS 313

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Note: All practicum courses should be completed before student teaching, and candidate should not plan to take those courses in summer terms.

Graduation Requirements

  • 125 total hours
  • 3.0 Overall grade point average
  • 31.25 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 31.25 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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