Oct 22, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Social Science (teacher certification), BA


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A Bachelor of Arts with a major in social science and secondary teaching certification prepares you for a career in public or private education.


Degree requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Arts with a major in social science (teacher certification).

Hours required and general/college requirements


Students must complete a minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfill all degree requirements for the Bachelor’s degree as specified in “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences requirements.

Major requirements, 57 hours


The Bachelor of Arts with a major in social science and a composite teaching field in social studies requires:

Other requirements


Students must also complete the required 21 hours in upper-level education courses and meet all GPA requirements to apply for state certification. Students must apply to the certification program in the College of Education in Matthews Hall, Room 105.

All state certification requirements and information on required examinations are available on the web site of the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC), www.tea.state.tx.us.

Minor


None required.

Electives


Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

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