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).
Program Code: SS Composite History Teaching (7039BA), SS Composite Geography Teaching (7040BA), SS Composite Political Science Teaching (7041BA)
CIPC: SS Composite History Teaching (131328), SS Composite Geography Teaching (131332), SS Composite Political Science Teaching (131318)
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.)
Refer to Degree and General Education 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) BA only
Geography (minimum of 36 credit hours) BS only
Political Science (minimum of 39 credit hours) BA or BS
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: