43-46 credits

Notes for Adolescence Education: Social Studies majors:

  • All courses should have prior approval under History Department advisement.
  • No selected topic or independent study courses to be used, except by special permission.
  • Only grades of C- or better can count for major courses.
  • All majors must take, with the approval of their advisor, at least one course “Pre-1500” and at least one course “Post-1500.”
  • All majors are required to maintain portfolios of their history essays and to write a 300-word “Exit Essay" as a requirement for graduation. See your advisor for details.
Required History Courses (43-46 Credits)
I. Europe
Three courses; at least one should be 200-level and one must be upper-division; at least one must be History.10-11
II. United States
Three courses; at least one should be 200-level and one must be upper-division; at least one must be History.10-11
III. Africa, American Indians, Asia (including Russia), Latin America, Middle East
Three courses; at least one should be 200-level and one must be upper-division; at least one must be History.10-11
IV. Geography/Economics
GEO213Economic Geography3
or GEO201 Human Geography
One additional Geography course and one Economics course or two Economics courses6
V. Political Science
Select one of the following:4
American Govt and Politics
Intro International Politics
Intro to Comparative Politics
Total Credits43-46