Social Studies Major with Certification in Education

Degree: Bachelor of Arts 

Liberal Arts Core  49 credits
 Social Studies 33 credits
 Education 30 credits
 Open Electives 8 credits
 Total 120 credits

 

Students Who Major In Social Studies With Certification In Education (Elementary or Secondary) must complete:

  • HI 203-204 The Growth of The American Nation I & II
  • AN 225 Cultural Anthropology
  • GY 335 World Geography: Concepts and Regions
  • BU 101 Survey of Economics
  • Three (3) of the following courses (one must be global history):
    • HI 103 The West and the World: 1945 to the Present
    • HI 210 Women in the Western Tradition
    • OR HI 211 Women in American History and Politics
    • HI 213 History of New Jersey
    • HI 218 The Holocaust
    • HI 220 Afro-American History
    • HI 250 The Vietnam War
    • HI 317 Native American History
    • HI 331-338 Global History (Asia, Africa, Latin America, Middle East)
  • One (1) Political Science course selected from the following:
    • PO 225 American Government
    • PO 362 International Relations
  • HI 492 Research Seminar

SENIOR SEMINAR: One (1) course selected from the following:

  • HI 407 Colonial America
  • HI 430 Europe Since 1945
  • HI/PO 432 Contemporary Issues and Problems in World Politics
  • HI 440 Recent America

Requirements for Elementary School with Subject Area Specialization Endorsement (Middle School) 

For traditional Undergraduates/Post-Baccalaureate Students:

ALL STUDENTS MUST TAKE THE FOLLOWING FIVE COURSES:

  • AN 225 Cultural Anthropology
  • GY 235 World Geography
  • HI 203/204 Growth of the American Nation I & II
  • PO 225 American Government

Experienced teachers may choose to opt out of any of the above courses in which they have previous teaching experience. Any of the following courses may then be substituted:

  • HI 210 Women in the Western Tradition
  • HI 213 History of New Jersey
  • HI 218 The Holocaust
  • HI 220 African-American History
  • HI 317 Native American History
  • HI/PO 331 History and Politics of Asia
  • HI/PO 333 History and Politics of Africa
  • HI/PO 337 History and Politics of Latin America
  • HI/PO 338 History and Politics of the Middle East
  • HI 405 American Constitutional History
  • BU 101 Survey of Economics
  • SO 101 Introduction to Sociology

Any substitutions of courses may only be made with the written approval of the Chairpersons of the Divisions of Education and History and Political Science. Courses taken to fulfill core curriculum requirements may not also be used to fulfill major requirements.

The student must meet all requirements of the Division of Education concerning admission,continuance and completion of the program.

The student must complete  the Behavioral/Social Sciences requirement and the Professional Sequence.

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