Social Science/Social Science Education Minor

Required credits for this minor: 21-29

This program provides students with a broad foundation in the field of the social sciences that can assist them in pursuing careers either in education or in the social services field.

Requirements:

Minors complete 24 semester hours. Students must take at least 3 SH from each of the areas of the major above the survey level (Geography, Economics, History, and Political Science).

Core Courses

Pre-requisites: ECON 105, GEOG 103, and SOC 110
HIST 101Western Civilization I

3

HIST 102Western Civilization II

3

HIST 103U.S. To 1877

3

HIST 104U.S. Since 1877

3

SOC 115Social Problems

3

POLS 305/HIST 305Constitutional History

3

ECON 201Principles Of Microeconomics

3

or

ECON 202Principles Of Macroeconomics

3

Total Credit Hours:24

Teacher-certification candidates must also complete

EDUC 398Secondary Education Field Experience

1

EDUC 485Secondary Methods for Social Science

2

ENGL 426/EDUC 426Reading in the Content Area

2

Total Credit Hours:5
Students wishing to acquire a Social Science Education minor equivalency endorsement must take an additional three hours of electives. 

Endorsement for Social Science must complete

Elective

3