Social Studies Education

MA in Social Studies Education: Programs of Study

MA in Teaching Social Studies, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification (35 points)

Course ID

Points

Course Title

Curriculum Courses (6 credits)

SOCED-GE.2047

3

Social Studies Curriculum: US History

SOCED-GE.2048

3

Social Studies Curriculum:  World History

Pedagogical Content (9 credits)

SOCED-GE.2146

3

MA Seminar in Social Studies

SOCED-GE.2042

3

Teaching Social Studies in the Middle and Secondary School

SOCED-GE.2147

3

Literacy and the Social Studies

Pedagogical Core (9 credits)

TCHL-GE.2010

3

Inquiries into Teaching and Learning

SPCED-GE.2162

3

Educating Students with Disabilities in Middle Childhood and Adolescent Settings

TCHL-GE 2515

2

Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts

EDCT-GE.2018

1

Integration of Media and Technology in the Secondary Curriculum and Learning

Student Teaching (5 credits)

SOCED-GE.2911

2

Supervised Student Teaching I: Social Studies in the Middle School

SOCED-GE.2922

3

Supervised Student Teaching II: Social Studies in the Secondary School

Elective (3 credits)

In consultation with advisor, students will select one 2000-level course (3 credits) as an elective from offerings in NYU Steinhardt or the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Culminating Experience (3 credits)

SOCED-GE.2140

3

Culminating Experience: Social Studies and History Workshop

Other
TCHL-GE.2999 0 Social Responsibilities of Teachers

 Total Credits:  35

 

MA in Teaching Social Studies, Grades 7-12, Professional Certification (30 points)

Course ID

Points

Course Title

Courses Linking Social Studies Content to Social Studies Pedagogy (12 credits)

E23.2047

3

Social Studies Curriculum: US History

E23.2048

3

Social Studies Curriculum: World History

E23.2146

3

MA Seminar in Social Studies

An additional 3-credit course linking content to pedagogy will be be selected by student with approval of adviser.

 Content Specialization

Based on their previous social studies coursework and professional needs and interests, students will take a total of 15 credits divided between courses in this section and courses in the section below (Courses Addressing Theories and Strategies for Adapting Curriculum and Instruction), with the approval of their adviser. These courses in social studies content can be taken within the Social Studies Education Program, History Department, Humanities and Social Sciences Department, or in another department related to social studies within the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Possible courses include the ones listed below. Others are available by advisement.

E23.2304

3

The City as Resource in Historical Research

E55.2175

3

What Are Schools For? Historical Perspectives

E55.2174

3

History of American Education and Society: Race and Ethnicity

G57.1809

3

Slavery, Colonialism, and Revolution in the Caribbean

Courses Addressing Theories and Strategies for Adapting Curriculum and Instruction

Based on their previous social studies coursework and professional needs and interests, students will take a total of 15 credits divided between courses in this section and courses in the section above (Content Specialization), with the approval of their adviser. These  courses offer theories and strategies for adapting curriculum to meet the special needs of students. Possible courses include:

E25.2078

3

Language and Literacy for Upper Grades

E75.2051

3

Foundations of Curriculum for Diverse Learners

E75.2162

3

Educating Students with Special Needs in Middle Childhood and Adolescence

E63.2272

3

Adolescent Development: Theory and Research

Culminating Seminar (3 credits)

E23.2140

3

Culminating Experience: Social Studies and History Workshop

 Total Credits:  30

 

MA in Teaching Social Studies and Teaching Students with Disabilities, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification (41 points)

Course ID

Points

Course Title

General Pedagogical Core (9 credits)

TCHL-GE.2275

3

Language and Literacy Acquisition and Development

TCHL-GE.2010

3

Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III

TCHL-GE.2999

0

Drug and Alcohol Education/Child Abuse Identification/School Violence Prevention

TCHL-GE.2515

2

Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts

EDCT-GE.2018

1

Integrating Education Technology in Teaching and Learning

Specialized Pedagogical Core (27 credits)

SPCED-GE.2162 

3

Educating Students with Disabilities in Middle Childhood and Adolescent Settings

SPCED-GE.2136

3

Psychological and Educational Assessments in Special Education

SPCED-GE.2052

3

Education of Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities

SOCED-GE.2042  3 Teaching Social Studies in Middle and Secondary School

SOCED-GE.2048

3

The Social Studies Curriculum: World History

SOCED-GE.2047

3

The Social Studies Curriculum: US History

SPCED-GE.2124

3

Individuals with Disabilities in School and Community

SPCED-GE.2108

3

Strategies for Teaching Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders

SOCED-GE.2146 3 MA Seminar in Social Studies
Student Teaching (5 credits)

TCHL-GE.2005

0

Fieldwork in Schools and Other Educational Settings

SOCED-GE.2911

2

Supervised Student Teaching I: Social Studies in the Middle School

SPCED-GE.2524

3

Student Teaching in Secondary Special Education

 Total Credits:  41