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SOCIAL SCIENCE MAJOR (BSED)


The Bachelor of Science in Education - Social Science Major requires a total of 59 credits, of which at least 27 must be in history.  HIST 121 and HIST 122 are prerequisites to all advanced non-U.S. courses (300 and 400-series), and HIST 152 is a prerequisites to HIST 356 and HIST 464. No grade below  a "C" will be accepted in a course taken to fulfill the Social Science for Teachers requirements.  All Social Science majors must graduate with at least a 2.50 cumulative grade point average in the major. Below are the course requirements for the BSEd-Social Science Major. Students
Lower Division World Civilization (6 credits)
  • HIST 121, 122, Western Civilization I & II
Lower Division U.S. History (6 credits)
  • HIST 151, 152, U. S. History I & II
HIST 480 - Historical Methods & Historiography (3 credits) History Elective (12 credits)
  • Must include one U.S. history, one European history, and one non-western
        history course.

GEOG 210 - World Regional Geography (3 credits)

  • Geography Elective

POLS 100 - American Government (3 credits)

POLS 250 - World Politics (3 credits)

PSYC 100 - General Psychology (3 credits)

SOC 100 - Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)

SS 480 - 7-12 Social Science Methods (3 credits)

Psychology Elective (3 credits)

  • Choose one: PSYC 302 - Cognition and Learning
                         PSYC 307 - Biological Psychology

Economics Elective (3 credits)

  • Choose one: ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
                         ECON 203 - Principles of Macroeconomics

Electives (9 credits)

  • Choose from upper division courses in Geography, History, and Political
        Science.  With approval two of the following may be substituted: ANTH
        210; ECON 202, 302, 301, 330, 482, 441; SPAN 101, 102, 433;
        GERM 101, 102, 433; FREN 101, 102; ARTH 211, 212, 312, 313;
        SOC 410, 416.

Total 59 credits