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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Social Studies Major - Secondary Education


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Major Requirements


  1. Minimum of 41/39 hours selected from disciplines listed below.
  2. Minimum of “C” in all course work required for the major, and minor
  3. Students selecting Social Studies major must have a minor in Geography, History, or Political Science.
  4. All course work at the 3000/4000-level must be completed within ten years of intern teaching.

Select one of the following:


Electives (9 hours)


Students select three upper-level (3000/4000-level courses) from a minimum of two of the disciplines. Courses may not be in the student’s minor area.  If History is a discipline selected, at least one course must be designated writing intensive and selected from the list below.

  • 3000/4000-level:  GEOG, HIST or PSCI   Credits: 3 hours
  • 3000/4000-level:  GEOG, HIST or PSCI   Credits: 3 hours
  • 3000/4000-level:  GEOG, HIST or PSCI   Credits: 3 hours

Writing Intensive Courses - History


Prerequisite: HIST 2900 or instructor approval.

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