Social Studies (5-12)

Co-Major in Social Studies (5-12) (Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology) with a Co-Major in Middle/Secondary Education

Note: A Co-major cannot be a stand-alone major.

Blocks 1, 2, 3 and 4 as listed at the beginning of this section 

Plus Block 3 curriculum and instruction special methods course and field experience III:

  • EDUC 319 Curriculum and Instruction for Social Studies (5-12) (4 credits)
  • EDUC 346 Field Experience III: Social Studies (0 credit)

Plus:

  • ENVR 151 Humans and the Environment (4 credits)
  • POLS 104 American Government in Comparative Perspective (4 credits)
  • PSYC 111 General Psychology (4 credits)
  • SOCI 100 Introduction to Sociology (4 credits)
  • SOCI 301 Cultural Anthropology (4 credits)

Plus four credits from the following:

  • ECON 211 Current Economic Issues (4 credits)
  • ECON 251 Principles of Macroeconomics (4 credits)

Plus four credits from the following:

  • HIST 111 Origins of the Modern World to 1550 (4 credits)
  • HIST 112 The Modern World Since 1550 (4 credits) 

Plus four credits from the following:

  • HIST 113 Early America in Global Perspective (4 credits)
  • HIST 114 The Modern U.S. in Global Perspective (4 credits

Plus four credits from the following:

  • HIST 118 The Middle East and North Africa in Global Perspective (4 credits)
  • HIST 119 East Asian Civilizations in Global Perspective (4 credits)
  • HIST 240 Foundations of Chinese Civilization (4 credits)
  • HIST 241 The History of Modern China (4 credits)
  • HIST 244 Modern East Asia (4 credits)
  • HIST 348 Japan: History through Literature (4 credits)
  • HIST 349 History of the Ottoman Empire (1300 to 1922) (4 credits)

Plus four credits from the following:

  • GEOG 111 Human Geography (4 credits)
  • GEOG 113 World Geography (4 credits)

Plus:

  • Twenty-four additional credits in courses in one of the social science disciplines (economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology). Choice of these courses is subject to the approval of the department involved.

To complete a major in one of the Social Science disciplines, contact the chair of the department.