Degree or Program Details


Secondary Education Social Studies Major
Completion of this major’s required courses, a teaching minor and the professional education sequence leads to certification as a secondary school teacher in social studies.

For department information or additional degree requirements, click here

For course description, click on the course.

Total Credits Required for Degree 131-135

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major* 36
Economics 8
Choose from the following: 
Geography 8
History 8
Political Science 8
Choose from the following: 
EC/GC/HS/PS Electives 4
Must be a 300 level course if PS 309 is not taken above. 

Teaching Minor, Minimum 20-24

Professional Education 33
*Transfer students can complete the major by taking two courses—three semester hours each, minimum—in each of the four required areas. The additional credits comprising the 36 required hours may be accumulated by taking courses in any one or more of the four required areas.