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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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:

Learning Skills: 6 (1)


Fulfilled by required courses in major

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.

College: 35

  • 3 additional credits of MATH level 105 or higher


Controlled Electives: 12

  • Any 3 additional HIST courses numbered 301-494 with at least one being a US History course and at least one being a non-US History course.
  • Any 1 additional HIST course numberd 200 or higher.
  • No more than one Public History course 420-430 may be counted as a controlled elective. 

Total Degree Requirements: 120

(1) English Composition II requirements are fulfilled by the department’s Writing Plan. 

(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.

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