Social Sciences, B.S. (Certifiable for secondary teaching)

The BS in Social Sciences program is not admitting new students.

Requirements

18 credits in history

HIST 121World Civilization I

3

HIST 122World Civilization II

3

HIST 301The Historical Imagination

4

300-level U.S. surveys

6

and

3 elective credits in non-western history

18 credits in one social science discipline (anthropology, economics, geography, political science, or sociology) as required by that department for a minor.

18 credits from the following:

PS 104The World's Political Systems

3

PS 110American Government & Politics

3

ECON 200Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics

3

GEOG 110Introduction to Geography

3

GEOG 120World Regional Geography

3

ANTH 140Introduction to Anthropology

3

SOC 110Introductory Sociology

3

Courses taken for the 18 credits in one social science discipline above cannot be counted toward the 18 credits in social science in the last bulleted item.

All majors in social sciences must take at least one class in the following disciplines:  history, geography, economics, anthropology, sociology, and political science.

In addition, students must complete the following:

SSCI 415Social Studies Methods at the Secondary Level

4

SSCI 421Social Studies Student Teaching Seminar

1

SPED 315Introduction to Educating Learners with Exceptionalities

3

EDTE 316Principles of Learning in Diverse Settings (Secondary)

4

EDT 315Educational Technology in the Secondary School Classroom

1

RDG 440Literacy in the Secondary School

3

EDF 415Educational Foundations

3

EDSC 425Multicultural, Interdisciplinary Teaching at the Secondary Level

3

EDSC 435Secondary Education Student Teaching

9

PSY 136Life-Span Development

3

Total Credit Hours: 54

No minor is required.