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Graduation Map: Social Studies - History, AS-LAS for Transfer to UCA BSE in Social Studies - History 7-12

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About This Degree

Start Here / Finish There

NPC Faculty Mentor: Lindsey Vondenstein (Lindsey.Vondenstein@np.edu) 501.760.4233

  • This curriculum* is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Education degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

UCA Transfer Admission information and policies

Additional information for the UCA Teacher Education program:

  • Students completing the AS in Education degree will have satisfied the UCA Lower-Division Core.
  • Upon successful completion of the admission process students will be eligible for admission to the UCA College of Education.
  • For complete information regarding admission to the UCA Teacher Education program, visit uca.edu/ocs/2plus2-for-teachers.

UCA Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

*The curriculum prepares you for licensure/certification in Arkansas.

Semester 1 - Fall (13 Credit Hours)

Semester 2 - Spring (16 credit hours)

Semester 3 - Fall (16 credit hours)

Semester 4 - Spring (15 credit hours)

60 Credit Hours

Remaining Courses to be Completed at UCA - Social Studies-History: 60 Credit Hours

Major Requirements (30 Credit Hours)

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
GEOG 1320 Human Geography 3


Choose one:
State Government & Politics
Local Government & Politics
HIST 2320 Introduction to Historical Research 3
HIST 4300 Seminar (UD UCA Core: Z) 3
HIST 4310 Teaching Social Studies 3
HIST 4351 Internship I 3
HIST  4680 Social Studies Internship II 6
HIST 4681 Social Studies Internship II 6

Major Electives (12 Credit Hours)

    Upper-Division American History Elective 3
    Upper-Division American History Elective 3
    Upper-Division World History Elective 3
    Upper-Division World History Elective 3

General Electives (4 Credit Hours)

    General Elective 3
    General Elective 1

Teacher Education Program POST-ADMISSION Courses (14 Credit Hours)

EDUC 3322 Diverse Learners in Inclusive Settings 3
EDUC 4210 Integration of Technology into Teaching & Learning 2
MSIT 4305 Classroom Management 3
MSIT 4321 Classroom Assessment (UD UCA Core: I) 3
MSIT 4325 Disciplinary Literacy (UD UCA Core: C) 3
    Total Hours: 120

Academic Year: 2021-2022
Revised: September, 2021

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