Aug 08, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Social Studies Education/History, BSED


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See requirements leading to teacher certification, titled “3-Step Process for Teacher Education,” in the College of Education and Communications  section of this catalog. To student teach, students must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA in their major (social science and history courses). To be licensed to teach, education/history majors must apply for social studies education certification.

Liberal Studies: 43


As outlined in the Liberal Studies Requirements  with the following specifications:

Humanities-History:


Fulfilled by required courses in major

Mathematics: 3


Natural Science: Option II


See requirements for Natural Science: Option II of the Liberal Studies Requirements Knowledge Area: Natural Science: One Option in the Graduation Requirements section of this catalog.

Liberal Studies Electives: 6


College: 36


  • 3 additional credits of MATH 101  level or above (in addition to Liberal Studies MATH) (1)

Major: 29


Controlled Electives: 9


  • One non-Western history course: Latin America, Africa, Asia, Middle East, or Russia, 300 or 400 level
  • One United States history course at the 300 or 400 level
  • One history course at the 300 or 400 level

Total Degree Requirements: 120


(1) Students are required to take an additional 3cr of MATH beyond the Liberal Studies requirement for a total of 6cr, all of which must be 101 level or above.

(2) In exceptional cases, the student’s advisor may give special permission to substitute two upper-level courses for one of the foundation courses.

(3) This requirement may be fulfilled by completing the departmental honors program or graduate seminar with a concluding paper.

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