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  Jul 21, 2017
 
ARCHIVED 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Sciences, B.S.ED.


Liberal Studies Hours: 42


Major Requirements


All Social Science B.S.Ed. students double major (Social Sciences and History or Political Science). The major requires 57-60 hours as follows:

I. Modern Foreign Language: 6 Hours


Six hours in one language beyond the Liberal Studies requirement.

II. Core Hours: 33 Hours


Choose History or Political Science major.  As part of major, choose:

III. Social Sciences: 9 Hours


Geography: 3 Hours


Anthropology/Sociology: 3 Hours


IV. Advanced Electives: 6 Hours


Choose 300-400 level courses from one of the following: History, Political Science, or Geography (Can not be same area as core major).

V. Surveys: 3-6 Hours


Choose from outside the core major:

History:


Or one of the following: 3 Hours


Additional Requirements


A minimum of 3 hours of upper division course work in II, III, or IV above must focus on non-Western culture (Asia, Africa, Latin America, or the Middle East).

Students must maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA in the major (I, II, III, IV, and V above), and no grade below a C (2.0) for any required course in the double major will be accepted.

The Professional education sequence (25 hours) for secondary and special subject teaching and general electives (1-4 hours) are required to complete the program.

Visit the department’s website at http://www.wcu.edu/as/history/ to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.



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