Dec 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Traditional Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Traditional Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Broad Field Social Studies, History, B.A.

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Students who have successfully completed the professional sequence in Education and a B.A. in Broad Field Social Studies from Lakeland University should be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency with central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the disciplines within the social sciences.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill with the content and methodologies of the disciplines identified within the Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for the Social Studies.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in teaching a broad set of social science disciplines to students between the ages of 10-21.

Additional Requirements:

  • Nine (9) additional semester hours in history (HIS) numbered 300 or above
  • Three (3) additional semester hours in history (HIS) numbered 400 or above
  • Fifteen (15) semester hours of electives from at least two (2) other social science disciplines - six (6) of which must be numbered 300 or above: anthropology (ANT), economics (ECN), political science (POL), psychology (PSY), and sociology (SOC), excluding cross-listed education/psychology courses.

Teacher Certification

To qualify for Early Adolescence through Adolescence (grades 6-12) teaching certification, a student must complete the courses listed above, the Early Adolescence through Adolescence Professional Sequence , and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s (DPI) statutory requirements.

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