Earn Your Integrated Social Studies Education Degree On The TU Campus!
Tiffin University has established an innovative partnership with Lourdes University that allows TU students to study and major in Education without leaving the Tiffin University campus. Within this unique program, students can enroll in a Bachelor of Arts program through Tiffin University and study either Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) Integrated Social Studies/History, or Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) Integrated Language Arts/English.
Lourdes University faculty teach all of the Education coursework on Tiffin University’s campus. Teacher credentialing and certification will be handled through the School of Education at Lourdes University. Meanwhile, the general education curriculum and the content specialization in English and History are taught by Tiffin University faculty.
This major will provide you with all of the coursework necessary for a Degree in Integrated Social Studies. You will also meet the Adolescent and Young Adult licensing requirements and teaching credentials for Integrated Social Studies, grades 7–12.
Nationally accredited (TEAC, 2010)
Consistent rating of "Effective," Ohio's highest ranking for teacher preparation programs
Field experiences range from one day observations in the first Education courses to 15-weeks during student teaching
Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) Education is a specialized field of study with a body of knowledge and research that recognizes the distinct developmental stage of students from ages 12-21 and grades 7-12. This program is designed to prepare you for a teaching career by providing an education that allows you the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills, and disposition necessary to teach and work with adolescents and young adults in grades 7-12.
The curriculum is based on contemporary research and the most current standard requirements of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE); Ohio Department of Education (ODE); the International Society for Teaching in Education (ITSE); the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE); the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM); the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS); and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).
Integrated Social Studies Education Curriculum
|Course Number||Course Title||Credit Hour|
|The following courses meet both the Integrated Social Studies Major and University General History Requirements:|
|CUL220||Religions of the World (Humanities - Cultural Studies)||3|
|CUL448||Women in Literature (w)||3|
|CUL449||Minority Experience in American Literature (w)||3|
|POL101||Introduction to the American Political Process (Social Sciences-Political Science)||3|
|SOC101||Principles of Sociology||3|
|The following courses meet both the Professional Education and General Education Requirements:|
|EDU151||Technology in Learning||3|
|EDU250||Educational Psychology (Social Sciences-Psychology)||3|
|EDU316||Multicultural and Social Issues in Education (Social Science-Sociology)||3|
|Integrated Social Studies Major Requirements|
|ECO221||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|ECO222||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|HIS122||Research for History (w)||3|
|HIS231||Creating a Nation (w)||3|
|HIS242||US History 1865 to 1945 (w)||3|
|HIS267||US History after 1945 (w)||3|
|HIS303||Dawn of Humankind (w)||3|
|HIS323||The Emerging West (w)||3|
|HIS410||The Interconnected World (w)||3|
|POL391||Comparative Political Systems||3|
|Professional Education Requirements|
|EDU100||Foundations of Education||3|
|EDU230||Survey of Special Needs in Education||3|
|EDU319||Classroom Management for Middle Childhood & AYA||3|
|Adolescent to Young Adult Requirements|
|EDA210||Teaching Adolescents and Young Adults||3|
|EDA235||Adolescents to Young Adults Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment||3|
|EDA250||General Teaching Methods and Field Experience I||3|
|EDA353||Language Arts Methods and Field Experience I||3|
|EDA450||Adolescent and Young Adult Student Teaching||12|
|EDU312||Teaching Reading through Literature for Young Adults||3|
|EDU329||Differentiated Instruction & Assessment||3|
|EDU330||Developmental Reading Through Content Area Reading||3|
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