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College of Education: Social Studies Education Curriculum

Professional Education Requirements

EDST 2450 3
EDST 2480 4
EDEX 2484 3
ITEC 2360 3
EDST 3000 6
EDST 3550 2
EDSE 3273 3
EDSE 4273 4
EDSE 4500 15

Major Content

Concurrent majors in social studies education are offered in Geography (120 minimum credits total), History (120 minimum credits total), and Political Science (120 minimum credits total).

Majors must maintain a G.P.A. of 2.500 in major content courses and earn a grade of C or better in all content classes.

Social Studies Education with Concurrent Major in Geography

Geography Core Requirements
34 credit hours minimum

GEOG 1000

3

GEOG 1010

4

GEOG 1020

3

GEOG 2150

4

GEOG 3050

3

GEOG Electives
At least 9 hours of the 17 must be 3000 or 4000-level

17

Required additional content - 32 credit hours minimum

HIST 1211

3

HIST 1221

3

HIST 1110 or 1320

3

HIST 1120 or 1330

3

POLS 1000

3

ECON elective

3

PSYC elective 3
SOC or ANTH elective 3
Single foreign language 8

Social Studies Education with Concurrent Major in History

History Core Requirements
36 credit hours minimum
HIST 1211 3
HIST 1221 3
HIST 1251 3
HIST 1110 or 1320 3
HIST 1120 or 1330 3
HIST 2000-level and above elective 3
HIST 3020 3
Native American content (AIST/HIST) 3
3000 or 4000-level HIST electives
Must include a minimum: 6 hours of non-US History and 6 hours of US History
12

Required additional content- 27 credit hours minimum

GEOG 1010 4
GEOG 1000 or 1020 3
POLS 1000 3
ECON elective 3
PSYC elective 3
SOC or ANTH elective 3
Single foreign language 8

Social Studies Education with Concurrent Major in Political Science

Political Science Core Requirements
33 credit hours minimum
POLS 1000 3
POLS 1200 or POLS 1250 3
POLS 2460 or POLS 3600 3
POLS 48XX
To be selected from any one of the POLS Senior Seminar courses.
3
POLS electives
At least 9 hours of the 18 total must be 3000 or 4000-level
At least 6 hours of the 18 total must be related to the U.S. Constitution

18

Required additional content- 36 credit hours minimum

HIST 1211 3
HIST 1221 3
HIST 1110 or HIST 1320 3
HIST 1120 or HIST 1330 3
GEOG 1010 4
GEOG 1000 or GEOG 1020 3
ECON elective 3
PSYC elective 3
SOC or ANTH elective 3
Single foreign language 8

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