Degree or Program Details

Elementary Education Social Studies Minor

As of 2013, the Michigan Department of Education will no longer certify students in elementary education with a Elementary Education Social Studies minor. Students not able to complete all degree requirements prior to this date should not pursue this minor.  

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Total Credits Required for Minor 32*
Economics Electives 8
Choose from the following: 
Geography Electives 8
Choose from the following: 
     GC 100 Physical Geography (4 cr.) [III]
History Electives 8
Choose from the following: 
Political Science 8
Choose from the following: 

 *This minor may be met by transfer students with 6 credit hours in each area for a total of 24 credit hours.

Note: Students choosing Social Studies as an elementary education minor, must choose one of the following areas as their second elementary education minor: integrated science, mathematics, English, language arts, French, German, physical education or Spanish.