2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 14, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Social Science Education Minor


College of Community Innovation and Education
School of Teacher Education,
Education Complex, Room: 206J

https://ccie.ucf.edu/teachered/secondaryed/social-science-education/

Contact: Dr. Scott Waring, Scott.Waring@ucf.edu, 407-823-1776

The Social Science Education minor is intended for non-Social Science Education majors. It is well suited for College of Community Innovation and Education, School of Teacher Education students majoring in another secondary/K-12 content area. It is also intended to provide for university students outside the School of Teacher Education (such as students enrolled in Interdisciplinary Studies, International and Global Studies, History, or Political Science) a limited but substantial experience in the field of professional education.This minor is not available to students in pending status in a School of Teacher Education major. Students who successfully complete this minor can expect to increase their marketability in careers that include educational components such as instructing, training, and lecturing. This minor is designed to promote student success in instructional settings, particularly in the 6-12 school setting, but does not directly qualify students for teacher certification or admission into the College of Community Innovation and Education.

Minor Admission Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 overall GPA.
  • Complete the University General Education Program requirements or the equivalent, i.e., an AA degree from a Florida College System or State University System institution.

Minor Requirements

  • Students should see an advisor prior to registering for classes. A grade of “C-” (1.75) or better is required in each course used to satisfy the minor. At least 12 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF.
  • For students intending on pursuing teaching certification after graduation, it is recommended to complete 18 credits of coursework in social sciences

Prerequisite Courses

  • None

Restricted Electives


  • None

Foreign Language Requirements


  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18


Other Requirements


  • Students should see an advisor prior to registering for classes
  • For students indending on pursuing teaching certification after graduation, it is highly recommended to complete 18 hrs of courses in social science as co-requisites
  • At least 12 hours in the minor must be earned at UCF
  • Obtain a minimum 2.5 GPA in courses required for minor