Courses

Courses

Be sure to refer to the Recommended Academic Plan and consult with your adviser regarding the proper sequence of courses.

For a B.SOSC. degree in Secondary Education Social Studies, a minimum of 123 credits is required.

In addition to General Education requirements (45 credits), this major requires the following:

PRESCRIBED COURSES (65 credits)
BI SC 003 GN(3), C I 280 GH(3), EDPSY 014(3), , HIST 020 GH;US(3), HIST 021 GH;US(3), PSYCH 100 GS(3), SOC 001 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
EDUC 313(2), EDUC 314(3), EDUC 315W US(3), EDUC 415(3), EDUC 458(3), EDUC 459(3), EDUC 490(12) (Sem: 5-8)
GEOG 040 GS;IL(3), GEOG 128 GS;IL(3), HD FS 239 GS(3), HIST 320(3), PL SC 001 GS(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (12 credits)
Select 6 credits from the following: 
MATH 017 GQ(3), MATH 018 GQ(3), MATH 021 GQ(3), MATH 022 GQ(3), MATH 026 GQ(3), MATH 030 GQ(3), MATH 035 GQ(3), MATH 036 GQ(3), MATH 040 GQ(5), MATH 200 GQ(3) or MATH 220 GQ(2-3), STAT 100 GQ(3), STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-4) 
Select 3 credits from: ECON 104 GS(3) or ECON 014 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 3 credits from: HIST 001 GH;IL(3) or HIST 010 GH;IL(3) (Sem: 1-4)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (18 credits)
(6 of these 18 credits must be a the 400-level. In addition, 3 of these must be US cultures)
Select 3 credits of literature courses from approved department list (Sem: 1-4)
Select 3 credits of African African-American studies, American studies, history or minority studies from approved department list (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits of anthropology from approved department list (Sem: 5-8) 
Select 3 credits of psychology from approved department list (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits of political science (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits of sociology (Sem: 5-8)

 

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