Social Studies K-8 Endorsement

Social Studies K-8 Endorsement

All endorsements must have at least 24 hours to meet Iowa Department of Education requirements. Field experiences will add an additional 3-14 hours depending upon the specific endorsements. Students are encouraged to work with an advisor to create a long range plan to ensure an accurate endorsement degree program and timely graduation date.

Please note that checklists do not include field experiences.

24 hours in Social Studies to include coursework from at least 3 different areas. Options below:

ECN 101 Microeconomics - 3 hrs. ECN 202 Macroeconomics - 3 hrs. GOV 105 American Government - 3 hrs. GOV 110 State/Local Government - 3 hrs. HIST 125 U.S. Survey 1607-1877 - 3 hrs. HIST 126 U.S. Survey 1877-present - 3 hrs. HIST 173 Western Civ to 1350 - 3 hrs. HIST 174 Western Civ from 1350 - 3 hrs. PSYC 131 General Psychology - 3 hrs. PSYC 251 Developmental Psychology - 3 hrs. PSYC 240 Theories of Personality - 3 hrs. PSYC 361 Abnormal Psychology - 3 hrs. SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology - 3 hrs. SOC 105 Introduction to Anthropology - 3 hrs. SOC 205 The Family - 3 hrs. SOC 320 Social Organization - 3 hrs.

PLUS

EDUC 331 Elementary School Social Studies Methods - 2 hrs.

image description