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Social Studies

The Social Studies Area requires a selection of courses in Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology. Based in liberal arts, the Social Studies Area is a 72-hour program that offers a traditional track without teacher certification or a 75-hour program with teacher certification.
Social Studies Area with Teacher Certification

Social Studies Area with Teacher Certification ….. 72

Must be combined with the Secondary Education Minor.

Add this course to the Social Studies Area that follows:

  • SSE 444 Teaching Social Studies in Middle and Secondary Schools 3

Economics ….. 9

Choose two courses from this list: ….. 6

  • ECO 110* Introduction to Economics – 3
  • ECO 221* Macroeconomics – 3
  • ECO 222* Microeconomics-  3

Choose any course in this category….. 3

ECO Upper Division Elective – 3

Geography….. 9

  • GEG 315 World Geography – 3
  • GEG 321 Cultural Geography and Anthropology – 3
  • GEG 442 Political Geography – 3

History ….. 18

Take each course on this list ….. 12

  • HST 110* United States History to 1877 – 3
  • HST 120* United States History Since 1877 – 3
  • HST 231* World Civilization to 1650 – 3
  • HST 242* World Civilization Since 1650 – 3

Choose two courses in this category …..6

  • HST Upper Division Electives

Political Science ….. 15

  • POL 110* American Government – 3

Choose one course in this category …..3

  • POL Any POL course not previously taken

Choose three courses in this category ….. 9

  • POL Any Upper Division course not previously taken

Psychology ….. 9

  • PSY 111* General Psychology – 3

Choose one course in this category ….. 3

  • PSY Any PSY course not previously taken

Choose one course in this category ….. 3

  • PSY Any Upper Division course not previously taken

Sociology ….. 9

  • SOC 110* Introduction to Sociology – 3

Choose one course in this category ….. 3

  • SOC Any SOC course not previously taken

Choose one course in this category ……3

  • SOC Any Upper Division course not previously taken

See the undergraduate catalog link under Program Resources for core and emphasis requirements, general education requirements, electives and course descriptions.

Social Studies Area without Teacher Certification

Social Studies Area without Teacher Certification….. 69

Economics ….. 9

Choose two courses from this list: ….. 6

  • ECO 110* Introduction to Economics – 3
  • ECO 221* Macroeconomics – 3
  • ECO 222* Microeconomics-  3

Choose any course in this category….. 3

ECO Upper Division Elective – 3

Geography….. 9

  • GEG 315 World Geography – 3
  • GEG 321 Cultural Geography and Anthropology – 3
  • GEG 442 Political Geography – 3

History ….. 18

Take each course on this list ….. 12

  • HST 110* United States History to 1877 – 3
  • HST 120* United States History Since 1877 – 3
  • HST 231* World Civilization to 1650 – 3
  • HST 242* World Civilization Since 1650 – 3

Choose two courses in this category …..6

  • HST Upper Division Electives

Political Science ….. 15

  • POL 110* American Government – 3

Choose one course in this category …..3

  • POL Any POL course not previously taken

Choose three courses in this category ….. 9

  • POL Any Upper Division course not previously taken

Psychology ….. 9

  • PSY 111* General Psychology – 3

Choose one course in this category ….. 3

  • PSY Any PSY course not previously taken

Choose one course in this category ….. 3

  • PSY Any Upper Division course not previously taken

Sociology ….. 9

  • SOC 110* Introduction to Sociology – 3

Choose one course in this category ….. 3

  • SOC Any SOC course not previously taken

Choose one course in this category ……3

  • SOC Any Upper Division course not previously taken

 

See the undergraduate catalog link under Program Resources for core and emphasis requirements, general education requirements, electives and course descriptions.