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

Required Courses

Pre-requisites: PSYC 111, GEOG 103, and SOC 110
HIST 103U.S. To 1877

3

HIST 104U.S. Since 1877

3

HIST 211World Civilizations to 1500

3

HIST 212World Civilizations Since 1500

3

HIST 305History of American Government

3

SOC 210Social Problems

3

ECON 201Principles Of Microeconomics

3

or

ECON 202Principles Of Macroeconomics

3

Total Credit Hours:21

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 (3) hours of electives.