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Political Science, Social Science, Secondary Education Emphasis BS

Course Number and TitleCredits
UF 100 Foundations of Intellectual Life3
UF 200 Foundations of Ethics and Diversity3
FW ENGL 101 Writing and Rhetoric I3
FW ENGL 102 Writing and Rhetoric II3
FC Foundations of Oral Communication3
FM Foundations of Mathematics course3-4
FN Foundations of Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with lab4
FN Foundations of Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course in a second field3-4
FA Foundations of Arts course3
FH Foundations of Humanities course3-4
FS ED-CIFS 201 Education, Schooling, and Society3
FS POLS 101 American National Government3
EDTECH 202 Teaching and Learning in a Digital Age3
ED-CIFS 301* Teaching Experience I2
ED-CIFS 302* Learning and Instruction4
FF ED-CIFS 400 Constructing a Professional Portfolio1
ED-CIFS 401* Professional Year — Teaching Experience II3
ED-CIFS 405* Teaching Secondary Social Studies3
ED-ESP 350* Teaching Students with Exceptional Needs at the Secondary Level3
ED-LLC 444* Content Literacy for Secondary Students3
ED-CIFS 485* Professional Year–Senior High Teaching Experience III14
*You must apply for admission to secondary teacher education to enroll in these upper-division education courses.
Completion of all requirements for graduation with a secondary education option may require more than 120 credit hours. See Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Foundational Studies for more information.
HIST 111, 112 United States History I, II6
POLS 200 Intro to Politics: American Politics & Political Philosophy3
POLS 205 Intro to Politics: Comparative Politics & International Relations3
POLS 300 American Political Institutions and Behavior3
Choose one (1) of the following:
POLS 305 Comparative Politics: Theories, Methods, and Political Processes
POLS 306 International Relations: Actors, Interactions, and Methods
POLS 414 Comparative State Politics3
Choose three (3) of the following:
POLS 404 Urban Politics
POLS 405 American Chief Executive
POLS 406 Legislative Behavior
POLS 407 American Policy Process
POLS 446 Constitutional Law
POLS 447 Civil Liberties
Social science field other than political science
(History will need only 15 additional credits over those already required, Economics and Sociology will require 21 credits)
Electives to total 128 credits0-5
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