The teaching major consists of a minimum of 30 semester hours of work in political science. It is expected that transfer students will take at least one-half of the minimum required 30 hours in the department. A grade of “C” or better is required in all courses in the secondary education major in political science. The following are the program requirements for teaching majors:
Additional electives in Political Science at the 2000-level or higher to achieve a minimum of 30 semester hours
Students planning to use this major to meet teacher certification requirements are required to complete GEOG 4600: Concepts and Strategies in the Teaching of Geography, or HIST 4940: Teaching Methods in the Secondary School.
Teaching majors must also complete a minor from the list of approved minors for the Secondary Education curriculum. The cognate requirements can be counted toward a minor in Geography or History.