Social Studies, Minor - Teaching

Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence (Code 500-403)

The Social Studies minor is designed to give Elementary-Middle majors who have a strong interest in the social sciences the opportunity to pursue a broader array of courses than is possible in meeting the Liberal Education requirements. This minor is an approved minor for individuals seeking licensure to teach in Elementary-Middle classrooms.

For advising, contact the Department of Education for Equity and Justice.

Twenty-four semester credits, including:
IDIS 285Integrating the Social Sciences: The Social Studies3
HIST 114United States History to 18773
or HIST 115 United States History Since 1877
HIST 124World History to 15003
or HIST 125 World History Since 1500
GEOG 111Human Geography3
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Psychology
Social Psychology
The Individual in Society
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Political Economy
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Required:
POLS 110American National Politics3
SOC 101Introduction to Sociology3
Total Credits24

This minor is restricted to students in the College of Education and Human Sciences: Education Studies: Option A majoring in elementary education and leads to licensure to teach Social Studies in Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence classrooms.