Social Studies Education (6-12)
Block Schedule

This block schedule is not to be used in lieu of your Program of Study (below) but to assist in appropriate sequencing of course work and for planning each term. This schedule is intended to be a suggested sequence for the program; however, completion of the program is subject to course availability. This tentative schedule is subject to change. The schedule assumes that:

  • You begin courses in the Fall Term (August - December)
  • You have satisfied all program prerequisites, foreign language, and General Education requirements
  • You have passing scores on all four parts of the General Knowledge (GK) exam.
  • You are a full-time student, can take day and evening classes, and will have continuous enrollment.


Junior Year
Fall Term (14 hours)
EDF 3151 Nature of the Learner
EDG 3323 The Learning Process
EDF 3945 Field Laboratory I
GEO 3372 Conservation of Natural Resources
INR 3016 Global Issues in Contemporary Politics
Spring Term (15 hours)
EDG 4327 Assessment of Learning Behavior
RED 3333 Reading Methods for Secondary Teachers
ASH 3XXX Any ASH 3000 level elective
HIS 3051 Craft of the Historian
ECO 3622 American Economic History
Summer Term (9 hours)
EDG 4410 Classroom Management and Communication
AMH 3420 Florida History*
  Social Studies Elective 3000-4000
* NOTE: If AMH 2000 was not taken to meet prerequisites, you must take an AMH 3000 level course other than AMH 3420.
Senior Year
Fall Term (15 hours)
SSE 4384 Special Methods: Social Studies
EDF 3946 Field Laboratory II
LAH 3300 Latin America or any LAH 3000 elective
HIS 3XXX Any HIS 3000 level elective
TSL 4324 TESOL: Content Area for Teachers
Spring Term (12 hour)
ESE 4943 Student Internship



  1. Field Labs I and II require at least 5 daytime hours per week at an assigned school site.
  2. A transfer student with 60 semester hours but without an AA degree from a Florida public institution should complete any missing General Education requirements as noted on the Transfer Evaluation. Course work to satisfy missing General Education may be found in the university catalog.