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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) History Major with Composite Social Studies Secondary Teacher Certification*

(120 semester credit hours)

Academic Major
Courses Hours
History 1301, 1302 6
History 2311, 2312 6
History 3301 3
History 4370 3
Advanced History 3
Advanced U.S. History (excluding 3301) 6
Advanced non-United States History 6
Geography 3302 or 3303 3
Major Support Courses
Courses Hours
Communication 1315 3
Economics 2301, 2302 6
English 1301, 1302 6
English 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2329, 2331, 2341 3
Geography 1301/1101 4
Mathematics 1314, 1316, 1324, 1332, 1342, 2313, 2412 3
Modern Language 2311, 2312 in a single modern language 6
Core Curriculum
Courses Hours
Core Curriculum. Students should be aware that some majors specify particular courses to meet core-curriculum requirements when options are available. 42
Minor
Courses Hours
Political Science 2305, 2306 6
Political Science (advanced) 12
Professional Education
Courses Hours
Education 4321, 4322, 4323, 4973 18
Educational Psychology 3303 3
Reading 4320 3

*Students must be admitted in the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) to enroll in any senior-level Education course or Reading 4320. For more information visit the ASU Catalog, page 268 or visit the College of Education website. 

Social Studies as a Composite Teaching Field. A student who chooses Social Studies as a composite secondary teaching field must complete the following: Economics 2301, 2302, 7 semester hours of Geography, Political Science 2305, 2306, and 12 advanced semester hours of Political Science, History 1301, 1302, 2311, 2312, 3301, 4370, 3 hours of advanced History, 6 semester hours of advanced U.S. History (excluding 3301), and 6 advanced semester hours of non-U.S. History.