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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Social Science Composite Teaching (BA)


  • Program Prerequisite: Must satisfy Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Teacher Education Department ).
  • Minor: Not required.
  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in courses applied toward this major (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable). Also refer to the requirements of the Teacher Education Program.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation–a minimum of 66 of these is required within the Social Science Composite Teaching Major. A total of 40 upper-division credit hours is required (courses numbered 3000 and above).

Advisement

After declaring the Composite major, a student should meet with the Composite Coordinator to establish the track to be taken as part of the program. The student is also encouraged to consult with the advisors in the Teacher Education Department.  (Also refer to the Department Advisor Referral List.)

Use Grad MAPs to plan your degree

Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ). Social Science Composite Teaching majors must satisfy Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Teacher Education Department  in this catalog).

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements  for Bachelor of Arts requirements. See Language Courses Required to fulfill the BA listed under the major course requirements for the teaching major selected.

Major Course Requirement for BA


Required Major Courses


Complete a Teaching major in one of the following three areas

  • History (minimum of 36 credit hours)
  • Geography (minimum of 36 credit hours)
  • Political Science (minimum of 39 credit hours)

The student will also fulfill the requirements of the track that corresponds with their major.

History Teaching Major Track


Fulfill all the requirements for a History Teaching Major and also take the following:

Geography Courses (9 credit hours)


Political Science Courses (9 credit hours)


Psychology Courses (9 credit hours)


Social Science Elective Course (3 credit hours)


One of the following


Geography Teaching Major Track


Fulfill all the requirements for a Geography Teaching Major and also take the following:

History Courses (15 credit hours)


Political Science Courses (9 credit hours)


Psychology Course (3 credit hours)


Social Science Elective Course (3 credit hours)


One of the following


Political Science Teaching Major Track


Fulfill all the requirements for a Political Science Teaching Major and also take the following:

History Courses (15 credit hours)


Geography Courses (9 credit hours)


Psychology Course (3 credit hours)


Social Science Elective Course (3 credit hours)


One of the following