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2019-2020 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Science Single Subject Matter Preparation Program


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Social Science SSMP Program Requirements


The 65-66 unit Single Subject Matter Preparation Program in Social Science is designed for students wishing to earn a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Social Science following the award of their bachelor’s degree. Students who successfully complete this program of study will be able to verify their subject matter competence as part of their teaching qualifications and will not be required to take the California Subject Examinations for Teachers for Social Science, also known as the CSET tests. A Single Subject Teaching Credential is required in addition to completion of this program for those wishing to teach in middle or high schools. This program has been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).

Completion of the Single Subject Matter Preparation Program in Social Science is certified by the Department of History. The program may be completed by students in any major, but overlaps major requirements in several Social Science fields, including History, Political Science, Ethnic Studies, Geography, Sociology, and Economics. For additional information, contact the Single Subject Matter Preparation Program advisor in the Department of History: Student and Faculty Support Building (SF), Room 442, or http://www.csueastbay.edu/class/departments/history/

Note: No more than six (6) units may be taken on a Credit/No Credit basis.  No more than six (6) units with a grade below “C” may be submitted in fulfillment of any program requirement. To successfully complete the program, a student must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.  Students must successfully complete the Assessment Capstone (History 404) in the final year of their participation in the program.

Core Curriculum


All of the following 33 units of core coursework are required:

American Government


All courses required:

California History


All courses required:

Economics


All courses required:

U.S. History and Geography


All courses required:

World History and Geography


All courses required:

Breadth and Perspectives


The following 28-29 units of breadth and perspectives coursework are required:

American Democracy I


Select one (1) course from the following:

American Democracy II


Select one (1) course from the following:

American Diversity


Select one (1) course from the following:

Global Perspectives I


Select one (1) course from the following:

Global Perspectives II


Select one (1) course from the following:

Global Perspectives III


Select one (1) course from the following:

Historiography and Research Methods


The following course is required:

History/Social Science Teaching


The following course is required:

Assessment Capstone


The following 4 unit assessment capstone, to be completed in the final year of the program, is required:

Department Courses Listed by Course Type


History Courses

Department of History

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Courses

History: Applied

History: Lower Division

History: Graduate

History: Migration and Globalization

History: Social Justice and Citizenships

History: Sustainability and Modernization

History: Skills Courses

History: Additional Courses

 

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