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Social Studies Major: History Concentration K-8, B.S. in Ed., Elementary Standard Certificate (on hiatus)

B.S. in Education degree, Standard Elementary Certificate
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Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

NOTE: This program is on hiatus and not accepting admissions at this time.

In order to be recommended for student teaching, a student must:

  1. Count no course with a grade lower than C- toward the major.
  2. Have a minimum of 15 credit hours on the major at CMU and a cumulative average in the major of at least 3.0.
  3. Have a minimum of 12 credit hours on the major at 300 level or higher.
  4. Have a grade of C+ or higher in the teaching methods course.

Program Requirements

Required Courses I (6 hours)

History

HST 201World History to 1500

3(3-0)

HST 210WIUnited States History through Michigan Eyes

3(3-0)

Required Courses II (3 hours)

History

Select one of the following:

HST 323History of Native Americans

3(3-0)

HST 324'Death is Better than Slavery': African American History to 1877

3(3-0)

HST 325'By Any Means Necessary': African American History, 1877-Present

3(3-0)

HST 226/WGS 226From Trials to Women’s Liberation: Women in America

3(3-0)

Required Courses III (6 hours)

American Government

PSC 105Introduction to American Government and Politics

3(3-0)

PSC 261State and Local Government

3(3-0)

Required Courses IV (6 hours)

Economics

Select two of the following:

ECO 150Current Economic Problems

3(3-0)

ECO 230/WGS 230Women in the Economy

3(3-0)

ECO 281Economic Development of the Pacific Rim

3(3-0)

ECO 310American Economic Development

3(3-0)

GEO 317Economic Geography

3(3-0)

Required Courses V (6 hours)

Geography

GEO 120QREnvironmental Geography

3(3-0)

GEO 121Human Geography and Globalization

3(3-0)

Required Courses VI (3 hours)

Geography

Select one of the following:

GEO 312Geography of Contemporary Global Issues

3(3-0)

GEO 346Geography of the Developing World

3(3-0)

GEO 373Latin America

3(3-0)

GEO 385China: Environment and People

3(3-0)

Required Courses VII (6 hours)

History

Select 6 hours from the following:

HST 303The American Revolution

3(3-0)

HST 322Westward Movement in America

3(3-0)

HST 330'We the People': U.S. Constitutional History

3(3-0)

HST 333History of Michigan

3(3-0)

Required Courses VIII (3 hours)

History Teaching Methods

HST 400Teaching History in Secondary Schools

3(3-0)

Total: 39 hours