PART I: QUALITATIVE INFORMATION
- Active student learning opportunities:
Students participate in pre-student teaching clinical experiences during
the major's methods class and complete a full semester of student teaching.
- Strategies to improve P-16 teaching and learning
- Professional development for practicing educators, including workshops, courses, conferences and degree programs: The Social Science Studies Program each year co-sponsors the Annual History Teachers Conference.
- The Social Science Studies Program has begun the organization of a network of social studies teachers in order to increase linkages between the program and teachers working in the schools.
- Collaborative activities with business/industry: None reported.
- Pass rates on any professional/ occupational licensure exams:
Pass rates on the Social Science Test of the Illinois Certification Testing System are as follow:
FA 2001--September administration: 100 per cent, December administration: 83 per cent; SP 2002--
March administration: 83 per cent; SU 2002--June administration: 70 per cent.
- Faculty Achievements:
Chair of program served as a member of the Board of Directors and past president of the Charleston Community Unit One Excellence in Education Foundation, which supports through grants innovative and creative teaching-learning projects in the local schools, and as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Coles County Historical Society.
- Student Achievements:
One recipient of the Errett and Mazie Warner Scholarship (SP 2002); One nominee for the Livingston C. Lord Scholarship (SP 2002); three recipients of the National Social Science Awards awarded by the United States Achievement Academy (FA 2001).
|PART II: QUANTITATIVE INFORMATION
SOS Data Spreadsheet (Excel)
- Enrollment: Undergraduate: 114
- Degrees: Undergraduate: 19
- Student Major Statistics
- Full-time students: 112
- Part-time students: 2
- Diversity: 3
- ACT: 22.91
- GPA: 2.95
- Faculty Statistics: 4. : Social Science Studies is a multidisciplinary studies program with faculty in six disciplines (Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology/Anthropology) and two colleges (the College of Arts and Humanites and the College of Sciences). Thus faculty data will be reflected in reports from those academic departments.
- Credit Hour Production Total: 138
- Discipline cost per credit hour by level: $265.43
- Direct Cost Per Credit Hour Total: $26.83
- Freshman-Sophomore Retention Rate: 89%
- Average Actual Hours to Degree: 153
- Required Hours to Degree: 132-136