The Secondary Social Studies Licensure Program graduates earn a B.A. in History. This program is 120 credit hours and offers supervised clinical practice experiences in both middle and high school settings. Upon program completion, the candidate has met all requirements for an institutional recommendation for an Initial Colorado Teacher License with an Endorsement in Social Studies.
The Secondary Education Social Studies Licensure Program requires a major in History and completion of the following 120 credit hours:
General Education Core (36 credit hours)
History Major Core (42 credit hours)
Secondary Education Professional Core (36 credit hours)
General Electives (6 credit hours)
Teacher candidates in this program may choose 6 general elective credit hours in a subject area of their choice, or use these electives to transfer approved credits into their CCU program. Teacher candidates are required to work directly with their Life Directions Center Advisor regarding choice and enrollment of elective credits.
Secondary Program Courses With Corequisites and/or Prerequisites
Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in History with Secondary Education Licensure
The faculty recommends students in the B.A. in History with Secondary Education Licensure to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.
Completion of a total of 120 credits, including all general education, History major, and secondary education professional core requirements.
A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better in all CCU coursework, and a C- or better in all professional education courses.
Completion of 180 hours of ministry/community service and 180 chapel credits. Transfer students are required to complete 45 hours of ministry/community service and 45 chapel credits each year of attendance at CCU. For further details on ministry/community service, see the Life Directions Center (LDC) section of this catalog. For further details on chapel credits, see the Student Life section of this catalog.