Teaching is a frequently chosen career at all levels from elementary school teacher to professor. Every effort will be made to accommodate individual variation in background, provided students are prepared to commit themselves to intensive work in areas of deficiency.
The curriculum includes training that students may apply toward State of California certification as a mediator.
Students wishing to graduate with a degree in the School by transferring to UCI in their senior year should plan their work carefully to ensure that the requirements can be met in one year of residence.
Students interested in obtaining a teaching credential should see the School of Education section of the Catalogue for information.
Information about the following minors is available in the Interdisciplinary Studies section of the Catalogue. The three core courses serve as an introduction to the Native American experience from the perspective of different historical periods and frameworks of analysis.
Particular attention should be paid to planning a program of study that will ensure that major requirements are met prior to graduation. Further information about these programs is available from the School of Education counselors at Berkeley Place. In the summer after the first year, students will participate in a policy-relevant internship in an appropriate government, business, or nonprofit setting.
The program helps to prepare students for a range of employment opportunities in academia, public health, technology industries, and the nonprofit sector. Students admitted to the M. Because the intellectual training offered by the School requires full-time study and constant contact with the faculty, the School does not accept part-time students.
The School actively supports service learning through its philosophy of enhancing the learning process by motivating, inspiring, and teaching students how to recognize and accept their civic responsibilities. In addition, an interdisciplinary concentration in Public Choice is offered within the programs in Economics and Political Science, a concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience is offered within the program in Cognitive Sciences, a specialized concentration in Transportation Economics is offered within the program in Economics, an emphasis in Social Networks is offered within the Mathematical Behavioral Sciences concentration, and a concentration in Political Psychology is offered within the program in Political Science.
The minor in African American Studies offers undergraduate students an opportunity to study those societies and cultures established by the people of the African diaspora and to investigate the African American experience from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and theoretical approaches.
As required by law, the applicant must pass the California Basic Educational Skills Test CBESTobtain a Certification of Clearance, and successfully complete the appropriate subject area examination or an approved subject-matter program.
After completion of requirements for an M. Because all degrees offered by the School of Social Sciences involve an educational program that is interdisciplinary and that prepares students to understand quantitative methods of data analysis, graduates are well-positioned for research and analysis careers at all levels of government and in private firms.
Undergraduate Programs in K—12 Education Undergraduate students who wish to pursue a career in the field of K—12 education are well-served in the School of Social Sciences and the School of Education.
The program is administered by the Department of Anthropology, but draws on the expertise of faculty across the Irvine campus. Admission Students are admitted to the program in the fall quarter.
Mathematics and Social Sciences The mathematics requirement stems from the nature of modern social science. In the sophomore year, the student might complete the course on computing, three courses toward the general education requirement, four courses in the social sciences, and four electives.
Informed by the interdisciplinary field of demography, the program draws on faculty and courses in the Schools of Social Sciences and Social Ecology. Students anticipating transfer to UCI in their junior year should plan their curriculum so as to anticipate the special mathematics requirement School requirement 1.
All students must complete 20 units of required courses which include one course in research design, one in demographic methods, one in populations, and two in statistics.
Financial Support Many students receive financial support in the form of fellowships, teaching assistantships, or research assistantships available under grants to individual faculty. This degree is the only terminal M. School of Education Programs The School of Education provides many other opportunities for prospective educators, including a mentoring program which provides students with valuable experience while they work with credentialed teachers; UC Links, a program in which undergraduates tutor K—8 students in after-school settings; and advising services provided by counselors who assist students in planning future careers in education.
Occasionally, a newly admitted student may receive a multiyear commitment of some specified financial support, but this is not the rule. Papers from undergraduate courses cannot be used for this option.
Careers in Social Sciences Business and industry often look to social science graduates to fill positions in management, finance, marketing and advertising, personnel, production supervision, and general administration. The minor in Civic and Community Engagement seeks to provide students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values to engage as citizens and active community members in the 21st century.Within the Ph.D.
in Social Science is an optional concentration in Mathematical Behavioral Sciences, supervised by an interdisciplinary group of faculty.
Within the M.A. in Social Science, students may apply directly to the concentration in Demographic and Social Analysis.Download