Completion of this major’s required courses and the professional education sequence leads to certification as a secondary school teacher in social studies.

Students with a major in secondary education social studies must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or greater overall, in the major, and/or minor(s) with no grade below a "B-" in the professional education sequence and no grade below a "C" in the major and/or minor(s).

For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the History department page.

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Total Credits Required 120
General Education

*Transfer students can complete the major by taking two courses—three semester hours each, minimum—in each of the four required areas. The additional credits comprising the 36 required hours may be accumulated by taking courses in any one or more of the four required areas.

This major does not require a minor.