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  Dec 18, 2017
 
2013-2014 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Social Studies


Requirements for a Major in Social Studies


Core:


Emphasis:


Students take a total of six courses (at least 18 credits) in the area of emphasis. Students may select any of the four disciplines as their area of emphasis; core courses may be included among the six required for the emphasis. In order to meet State Teacher Certification requirements for non-duplication of credits in the major and the minor, it is necessary to have 36 unduplicated credits in a group major and 18 unduplicated credits in the minor.

Requirements for each emphasis follow:

Geography:


Core plus four geography courses numbered between GPY 345 and 370.

History:


Core plus two history courses numbered between HST 301 and 391; at least one course must be in European or non-Western history (see Categories 2 and 3 in the History Major section of the catalog).

Political Science:


Core plus four courses, including:

Economics: (for secondary candidates only):


Core plus two economics courses and

Social Studies Program Description


Click here for the program description.