Any student with a history major who plans to teach in is required to take the following coursework. These additional requirements are designed to meet the State of Michigan certification code and will prepare students to effectively teach the K-12 Content Standards and Benchmarks for Social Studies in Michigan’s Curriculum Framework.
A. The Social Science General Education Requirements
PSY 205 Introductory Psychology
SOC 201 Sociological Perspectives
POL 149 American Political Systems
ECN 202 Economic Dimensions
B. Additional Requirements
HIS 347 Methods of Teaching History and Social Studies
SOC/POL 306 Racial and Ethnic Diversity
NOTE: HIS 330 Michigan History and Politics is strongly recommended.
C. Professional Education Courses
See the Teacher Certification section of this catalog.
D. Certifiable Minor
See the Teacher Certification section of the catalog for certifiable minors.