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Undergraduate Catalog

Social Science

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Social Science
Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in Social Science

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Social Science (128 cr)
General Education (38 cr)

Major: 45 credits

Required Core (21 cr)

Social Science Discipline Specializations (24 cr)
Elect courses from two of the following five disciplines, 12 credits in each discipline. At least two courses in each discipline specialization must be at the 300/400 level. At least one course within each discipline specialization must be at the 400 level. Courses taken as part of the required core cannot be counted towards the social science discipline specializations.
ECON, GEOG, HIST, PHIL, SOC

Second Major or Minor and/or Concentration(s) (33-36 cr)
Concentrations, minors, or second majors may not duplicate either area of social science discipline specializations. We recommend that students minor in a foreign language.

Electives (9-13 cr)

Additional Degree Requirements:
Completion of Social Science portfolio and at least a 2.0 GPA in the major.

Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in Social Science (120 cr)
General Education (38 cr)

Required Core (42 cr)

A. History Surveys (9 cr)
Depending on what general education history course you choose, choose three additional general education history survey courses such that you have at least 6 credits of US History surveys and 6 credits of non-US History surveys.

B. History Methodology (3 cr)

C. History Electives (6 cr)
The following courses must e at the 200-400 level. At least one must be a 400-level seminar

D. Core Social Studies Areas (24 cr)
Choose two of the three core areas.

Professional Education Sequence (38 cr)
May be taken prior to admission to Teacher Education

Admission to Teacher Education required

Open Electives (2 cr)
ESPB grants additional certification in Sociology for students who complete six elective credits in that discipline.

Additional Program/Degree/Graduation Requirements