Learning Outcomes: Integrated Social Studies Majors

Integrated Social Studies program goals and outcomes

  1. Goal: Prepare students to demonstrate knowledge in history and social sciences content fields.

    Outcome: Students will:
    • pass the required content area courses
    • complete an additional assessment based on National Council of Social Studies standards


  2. Goal: Prepare students to demonstrate an ability to plan instruction.

    Outcome: Students will:
    • complete the Teacher Education Proficiencies Portfolio


  3. Goal: Prepare students for successful student teaching.

    Outcome: Students will:
    • complete the Formative Evaluation for Student Teachers


  4. Goal: Prepare students to demonstrate how their instruction affects student learning.

    Outcome: Students will:
    • complete the evaluation of candidate work sample
    • complete the Social Studies Unit Assignment


  5. Goal: Prepare students to master social studies content areas required for state licensure to teach social studies in grades 7-12.

    Outcome: Students will:
    • pass the social studies content knowledge portion of the PRAXIS II exam