Feb 23, 2019  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Science (Social Studies Certification), BA

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Secondary Education Certification in Social Studies

Degree requirements

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 “General University Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog and College of Arts and 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. In order to enroll for the first required education course, the student must make application 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.


None required.


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 Arts and Sciences.

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