College of Education and Health Professions
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Education and Health Professions and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Master of Education
Secondary Social Science Education

Area 1 Professional Core Required Hours: 7
EDUF 6115 Educational Psychology
EDUF 6116 Research Methods
EDUF 6795 Seminar: Foundations of Collaborative Student Support

Area 2 Pedagogical Studies Required Hours: 10
EDCI 6158 Trends and Issues in Middle Grades/Sec Education
EDCI 6255 Teacher Inquiry and Investigation

EDSE 6205 Teaching the Diverse Learner in the Social Studies Classroom
EDSE 6145 Teaching Social Studies in Grades 7-12

Area 3 Concentration Required Hours: 18
History: Select 18 semester hours (5000+ with at least 1 course at
6000+ level) from HIST for a content area concentration

OR
Political Science: Select 18 semester hours (5000+ with at least 1 course at
6000+ level) from POLS for a content area concentration

OR
Social Sciences: Select 18 semester hours (5000+ with at least 1 course at
6000+ level) from HIST, POLS, GEOG, or ECON to supplement previously taken coursework

Area 4 Electives Required Hours: 1
Select 2 semester hours (6000+ level) as approved by advisor

Total Hours Required: 36