Comprehensive Social Studies, B.A.
[Comprehensive Social Studies—2201]
The Comprehensive Social Studies major gives students a broad exposure to social studies content in addition to history. For students seeking certification in a second content area and having already taken the necessary education courses, this may be used as a basis for alternate certification.
SPECIFICS OF THE COMPREHENSIVE SOCIAL STUDIES B.A. DEGREE
Minimum Total Hours: 124
Total Liberal Arts Hours: 90
General Education Requirements: Per General Education list (see General Education Division).
Minimum Requirements: GPA of 2.0 in the major and overall; no grade less than C- in the major.
Transfer Requirements: See institutional transfer policies.
Application to the Major: Special application form and requirements to be secured from the Division of Religion & Humanities or online at the Division's intranet site and submitted at the end of the sophomore year. (Note: The standard institutional major application will not be accepted.) A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 is required for acceptance to the major.
Major Requirements: 39 hours as follows:
9 hours of American history;
9 hours of European history (HST 102/103 cannot count);
6 hours of non-Western history;
6 hours of history electives (The general education complement course -- HST 102 or HST 103 -- can count as a history elective. It is recommended that one of the electives be HST 420; more than one HST 420 can count as long as the subject/content differs.)