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History and Social Science (with teaching licensure)

Major Requirements

To fulfill the requirements of the major, all students in this program will take the following coursework in a sequence determined in collaboration with a faculty advisor. All students also must fulfill Liberal Arts Core and University requirements, and some of the following courses may also satisfy those requirements. Some coursework also fulfills teaching licensure requirements as specified by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

  • BIO 110 Introduction to Environmental Science
  • ECO 210 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECO 211 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ED 250 Introduction to Teaching and Learning
  • ED 327S Curriculum Design: Secondary Education
  • ED 337 Reading in the Content Areas
  • ED 452 Managing the Classroom #
  • ED 460S Student Teaching: Secondary Level #
  • GEO 201 Introduction to Geography
  • HI 203 Western Civilization I
  • HI 204 Western Civilization II
  • HI 210 American History to 1877
  • HI 211 American History since 1877
  • HI 214 Introduction to World History
  • HI 250 Research and Writing
  • HI 311 Modern European History: 1914 to the Present or HI 350 Modern United States History
  • HI 322 Colonial and Revolutionary America or HI 325D Virginia and the Old South
  • HI 385 Approaches to Teaching Secondary History/Social Science
  • HI 420 Senior Seminar
  • 12 credits in 300-level History courses
  • POL 102 International Relations
  • POL 103 Comparative Politics
  • POL 104 American Government
  • PSY 110 Human Growth and Development
  • PSY 341 Psychology of Individuals with Exceptionalities

# ED 452 and ED 460S must be taken at the same time.