700/1700 Social Studies (all) (for program completers before 7/1/1972)
The license holder may teach any social studies subject in 700/1700 range at the grade levels specified on the license, EXCEPT Psychology (740/1740) and Religion (755/1755).
701/1701 Broadfield Social Studies (for program completers 7/1/1972 – 8/31/2004)
The license holder may teach any social studies subject up through grade 9 within grade levels specified on the license.
The license holder may teach fusion social studies courses for grades 10-12. Fusion courses are those drawn from several of the social studies disciplines, for examples American problems, civics, social problems, vital issues, et cetera.
701/1701 Broadfield Social Studies (for program completers 8/31/2004 - present)
The license holder may teach any social studies subject at the early adolescence – adolescence level, up through grade 10, and any basic or fusion social studies subject in grades 11-12 that is NOT:
- A semester-long discrete course in a PI 34 social studies category (e.g. Psychology)
- An honor, International Baccalaureate (IB), or Advanced Placement (AP) course
- Part of the college preparatory sequence and/or an elective course with more depth of content than basic courses.
To teach a course under criteria a, b, or c above, the teacher must hold a license based on completion of at least a concentration in that subject area.