Social Science Education: General Social Science or History – MEd, EdS, PhD

General Social Science Education - MEd (Alternative Certification)

Alternative Class A Education Program Checklist
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor-approved 6000-7000 level courses in Social Science 112
Professional Studies: 24 hours
CTSE 7910/7916Practicum in Area of Specialization3
CTRD 6000/6006Language and Literacy in the Content Areas 23
CTSE 7520Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7540Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
RSED 6000/6006Advanced Survey of Exceptionality 23
CTSE 6250/6256Seminar in Social Science Education 31
CTSE 7920/7926Clinical Residency 38
Total Hours36
1

General Social Studies programs shall require at least one course in two areas within the broader field (i.e., ECON, GEOG, HIST, POLI).

2

RSED 6000/6 must be completed if a survey of special education course was not completed prior to unconditional admission. If a survey of special education course was completed prior to unconditional admission, the state diversity course requirement is fulfilled with CTRD 6000/6 Language and Literacy and the 3-hour course requirement for RSED 6000/6 will be waived resulting in 21 hours in Professional Studies and 33 total program hours.

3

Clearance for Clinical Residency includes completion of all other coursework. Exceptions require approval using the Student Petition Form.

In addition to the Graduate School requirement of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all AU courses carrying graduate credit, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 is required on all courses used to meet program requirements.  

Coursework used to meet admission requirements cannot be used again to meet Alternative Class A program requirements. 

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.  

Undergraduate courses may be required by your advisory committee for your plan of study. This coursework is in addition to the total graduate program hours noted above and must be completed prior to Clinical Residency. 


General Social Science Education - MEd (Certification)

Class A Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor-approved 6000-7000 level courses in Social Science 112
Survey of Special Education/Diversity Course: 3 hours
RSED 6000/6006 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality OR state-approved diversity course 23
Additional Courses: 15 hours
Required: 12 hours:
EDMD 7210/7216Integration of Technology Into Curriculum3
CTSE 7520Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7540Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7910/7916Practicum in Area of Specialization3
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Other advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level and above 3
Total Hours30
1

General Social Studies programs shall require at least one course in two areas within the broader field (i.e., ECON, GEOG, HIST, POLI).

2

RSED 6000/6 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality must be used to fulfill requirement if survey of special education course was not completed for prior level certification. It may not be used to fulfill the requirement if a survey of special education course was completed for prior level certification. State-approved diversity courses for Auburn University are posted on the ALSDE website.

3

Supporting courses must be applicable to the area of certification (e.g., research, assessment/evaluation, classroom management, pedagogy, human behavior/development, foundations, technology, teaching field). 

In addition to the Graduate School requirement of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all AU courses carrying graduate credit, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 is required on all courses used to meet program requirements.   

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification. 

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.  


General Social Science Education - EdS (Certification)

Class AA Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor-approved 6000-7000 level courses in Social Science 112
Survey of Special Education/Diversity Course: 3 hours3
RSED 6000/6006 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality OR state-approved diversity course 2
Additional Courses: 15 hours
Select 9 hours from the following:9
Research Studies in Area of Specialization
Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization 3
Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization 3
Directed Studies
Practicum in Area of Specialization 4
Special Topics
Field Project 4
Select the remaining 6 hours from the following:6
Other advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level and above 5
Total Hours30
1

General Social Studies programs shall require at least one course in two areas within the broader field. (i.e., ECON, GEOG, HIST, POLI).

2

RSED 6000/6 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality must be used to fulfill requirement if survey of special education course was not completed for prior level certification. It may not be used to fulfill the requirement if a survey of special education course was completed for prior level certification. State-approved diversity courses for Auburn University are posted on the ALSDE website. 

3

CTSE 7520 required if a graduate level course in Curriculum and Teaching in Social Science Education not previously completed; CTSE 7540 required if a graduate level course in evaluation in Social Science Education not previously completed.

4

To ensure a field experience, CTSE 7910/CTSE 7916 is required for those seeking Class AA certification only; this requirement is in addition to any practicum credit counted for Class A certification. CTSE 8980/CTSE 8986 is required for those seeking the EdS degree.

5

Supporting courses must be applicable to the area of certification (e.g., research, assessment/evaluation, classroom management, pedagogy, human behavior/development, foundations, technology, teaching field). 

In addition to the Graduate School requirement of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all AU courses carrying graduate credit, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 is required on all courses used to meet program requirements. 

Coursework used to meet Class A certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class AA certification. 

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.  


General Social Science Education - PhD

General Social Science Education - PhD
CTSE 7510Research Studies in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7520/7526Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7530/7536Organization of Program in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7540/7546Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 8990/8996Research and Dissertation10
ERMA 7200/7206Basic Methods in Education Research3
ERMA 7210Theory and Methodology of Qualitative Research3
Select 60 Hours in @ 6000-899960
Total Hours88


History Education - MEd (Alternative Certification)

Alternative Class A Education Program Checklist
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor-approved 6000-7000 level courses in History12
Professional Studies: 24 hours
CTSE 7910/7916Practicum in Area of Specialization3
CTRD 6000/6006Language and Literacy in the Content Areas 13
CTSE 7520Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7540Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
RSED 6000/6006Advanced Survey of Exceptionality 13
CTSE 6250/6256Seminar in Social Science Education 21
CTSE 7920/7926Clinical Residency 28
Total Hours36
1

RSED 6000/6 must be completed if a survey of special education course was not completed prior to unconditional admission. If a survey of special education course was completed prior to unconditional admission, the state diversity course requirement is fulfilled with CTRD 6000/6 Language and Literacy and the 3-hour course requirement for RSED 6000/6 will be waived resulting in 21 hours in Professional Studies and 33 total program hours.

2

Clearance for Clinical Residency includes completion of all other coursework. Exceptions require approval using the Student Petition Form. 

In addition to the Graduate School requirement of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all AU courses carrying graduate credit, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 is required on all courses used to meet program requirements.  

Coursework used to meet admission requirements cannot be used again to meet Alternative Class A program requirements.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.  

Undergraduate courses may be required by your advisory committee for your plan of study. This coursework is in addition to the total graduate program hours noted above and must be completed prior to Clinical Residency.


 

History Education - MEd (Certification)

Class A Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor-approved 6000-7000 level courses in History12
Survey of Special Education/Diversity Course: 3 hours3
RSED 6000/6006 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality OR state-approved diversity course 1
Additional Courses: 15 hours
Required: 12 hours
EDMD 7210/7216Integration of Technology Into Curriculum3
CTSE 7520Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7540Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7910/7916Practicum in Area of Specialization3
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Other advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level and above 2
Total Hours30
1

RSED 6000/6 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality must be used to fulfill requirement if survey of special education course was not completed for prior level certification. It may not be used to fulfill the requirement if a survey of special education course was completed for prior level certification. State-approved diversity courses for Auburn University are posted on the ALSDE website.

2

Supporting courses must be applicable to the area of certification (e.g., research, assessment/evaluation, classroom management, pedagogy, human behavior/development, foundations, technology, teaching field). 

In addition to the Graduate School requirement of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all AU courses carrying graduate credit, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 is required on all courses used to meet program requirements.   

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification. 

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.  


History Education - EdS (Certification)

Class AA Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 Hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor-approved 6000-7000 level courses in History12
Survey of Special Education/Diversity Course: 3 hours3
RSED 6000/6006 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality OR state-approved diversity course 1
Additional Courses: 15 hours
Select 9 hours from the following:9
Research Studies in Area of Specialization
Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization 2
Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization 2
Directed Studies
Practicum in Area of Specialization 3
Special Topics
Field Project 3
Select the remaining 6 hours from the following:6
Other advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level and above 4
Total Hours30
1

RSED 6000/6 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality must be used to fulfill requirement if survey of special education course was not completed for prior level certification. It may not be used to fulfill the requirement if a survey of special education course was completed for prior level certification. State-approved diversity courses for Auburn University are posted on the ALSDE website.

2

CTSE 7520 required if a graduate level course in Curriculum and Teaching in Social Science Education not previously completed; CTSE 7540 required if a graduate level course in evaluation in Social Science Education not previously completed.

3

To ensure a field experience, CTSE 7910/CTSE 7916 is required for those seeking Class AA certification only; this requirement is in addition to any practicum credit counted for Class A certification. CTSE 8980/CTSE 8986 is required for those seeking the EdS degree.

4

Supporting courses must be applicable to the area of certification (e.g., research, assessment/evaluation, classroom management, pedagogy, human behavior/development, foundations, technology, teaching field). 

In addition to the Graduate School requirement of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all AU courses carrying graduate credit, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 is required on all courses used to meet program requirements.   

Coursework used to meet Class A certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class AA certification. 

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.  


History Education - PhD

History Education - PhD
CTSE 7510Research Studies in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7520/7526Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7530/7536Organization of Program in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7540/7546Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 8990/8996Research and Dissertation10
ERMA 7200/7206Basic Methods in Education Research3
ERMA 7210Theory and Methodology of Qualitative Research3
Select 60 Hours in @ 6000-899960
Total Hours88