Any student with a major in history, political science, psychology, or sociology who plans to teach social studies in high school is required to take the following course-work. The additional requirements are designed to meet the state certification code and North Central guidelines for hiring.
A. The Social Science General Education Requirements
PSY 205 Introductory Psychology
SOC 201 Sociological Perspectives
ECN 202 Economic Dimensions
B. Additional Requirements
GEO 199 World Geography: Regions and Concepts
HIS 252 United States to 1877
HIS 253 United States Since 1877
HIS 255 World History I -OR- HIS 256 World History II
One of the following multicultural courses:
POL 309 Ethnicity in Urban America -OR-
SOC/POL 306 Racial and Ethnic Diversity
C. Professional Education Courses
See the Teacher Certification section of this catalog.
D. Certifiable Minor