College of Education

Social Studies Education/Teaching (Grades 5-12) Major (BA Traditional)

Students who complete this major and other state requirements are eligible to apply for a Minnesota teaching license for grades 5 through 12 Social Studies.

General Education Requirements

All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.

Prerequisites from General Education
ECO 101America in the Global Economy: Macroeconomics4
HIS 212Introduction to History4
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology4
Required Content Courses
GE 101Human Geography2
HIS 231USA to 18774
HIS 233USA since 18774
HIS 267Introduction to Latin America4
HIS 285European History Since 17894
POL 131Government and Politics4
SOC 152Introduction to Sociology4
Electives
Select any 300 or 400 level social science course4
Required Education Courses
ED 201Foundations of and Introduction to Education (+15 hours HR Activity)3
ED 330Human Diversity and Relations (+15 hours HR Activity)2
ED 336Educational Psychology3
ED 344The Effective Teacher3
ED 352Teaching 9-12 Social Studies2
ED 371Teaching Practicum2
ED 439The Inclusive Classroom (+15 hours HR Activity)2
ED 472Student Teaching15
ED 476Teaching 5-8 Social Studies1
ED 487Reading Across the Content Areas (+15 hours HR Activity)3
KHS 470Health Education for Teachers2
PSY 220Adolescent Psychology4
Total Credits84