History and Social Studies Education

history and social studies education

WHAT IS HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION?

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The history and social studies program offers preparation leading to certification in grades 7-12. Graduates are prepared to teach history, civics, sociology, economics, geography, and anthropology, along with a wide range of area studies and courses ordinarily associated with social studies. Students complete general education requirements, a 42-credit subject area major in History and Social Studies, and required courses in professional education.

HOW TO DECLARE:

APPLICATION REQUIRED. Applicants MUST complete 54 credits of undergraduate coursework by the end of the spring semester prior to their official admission to the program. Strong GPA and interview required. Find more information and the application here.

 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:

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HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:

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EDCI 2100 - Power, Privilege, and Public Education (Gen Ed: CA 2 and CA 4)

UNIV 1810 - FYE Learning Community Seminar (Education for Social Change)

HIST 1501 - United States History to 1877 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 1)

HIST 1502 - United States History since 1877 (Major Requirement) Gen Ed: CA 1)

 

POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

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RELATED MAJORS:

American Studies

Anthropology

Art History

Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies

History

Human Rights