This broadfield major comprises 63 credits in history, political science, and Economics or Geography or Psychology or Sociology. Since the major and the minor are combined in this program, a teaching minor is not required for licensure.
I. Major Program Requirements
Twenty-seven semester credits of history, including:
In addition, 3 credits of History at the 300-400 level
Twenty-four semester credits of Political Science courses, including:
Twelve credits in one of the following areas:
Note: Courses in Professional Education Program Requirements may also count toward partially meeting the 12-credit
requirement in Economics, Geography, Psychology, or Sociology.
II. Professional Education Requirements
III. Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program and Student Teaching
Teacher Education Program: Students pursuing academic programs that lead to teacher licensure must seek admission to the teacher education program by the end of their sophomore year.
Student Teaching: In the spring semester of the junior year, all preservice teachers must seek admission to student teaching.
Note: All History, Political Science, and Social Studies for Secondary Education students must meet the following requirements: 1) earn a grade of "C" or better in all Professional Education Requirements, Major Program Requirements, and Other Program Requirements; 2) earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average, and 3) earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Major Program Requirements, Other Program Requirements, and Professional Education Requirements.