Jul 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

History, Adolescence Education: Social Studies, B.A.

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The Bachelor of Arts program can be planned so that New York State initial certification requirements are met (see School of Education).  

Program Learning Outcomes, Adolescence Social Studies (NCSS)

1. Content Knowledge
Candidates demonstrate knowledge of Social Studies disciplines. Candidates are knowledgeable of disciplinary concepts, facts and tools; structures of inquiry; and forms of representation.


2. Application of Content Through Planning
Candidates plan learning sequences that leverage social studies knowledge and literacies, technology and theory and research to support the civic competence of learners. 

3. Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment
Candidates design and implement instruction and authentic assessments, informed by data literacy and learner self-assessment, that promote civic competence.

4. Social Studies Learners and Learning
Candidates use knowledge of learners to plan and implement relevant and responsive pedagogy, create collaborative and interdisciplinary learning environments and prepare learners to be informed advocates for an inclusive and equitable society.

5. Professional Responsibility and Informed Action
Candidates reflect and expand upon their social studies knowledge, inquiry skills and civic dispositions to advance social justice and promote human rights through informed action in schools and/or communities.

History Majors (12 Credit Hours)


Sample Course Map

For students who Matriculated prior to Fall 2022: please select the bulletin year in which you entered the college (matriculated) at the top right of this page.

Curriculum Map


Total Credit Hours: 122

Note: Variation in the order of courses is possible, depending upon prereqisties.  Consult course information in the bulletin or your academic advisor to customize your eight semester plan.  

KEY - Participation in a Global Society (PGS)


Sub Areas

Abbreviation Definition
DPP Diversity, Pluralism, Power
WCV World Cultures & Values
CGC Contemporary Global Challenges
CAI Creativity & Innovation
SST Sustainability

Learning Areas

Abbreviation Definition
HUMA Humanities
SOSC Social Science


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