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Department of History and Political Science
515 Orr Dr.
462 Tucker Hall
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
 
 

Social Science Education

Program Description:

The Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science Education offers an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare students for teaching careers in public or parochial schools. Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science degree program have the option of concentrating in History or Political Science and upon graduation will receive full state certification. If these students choose not to go into the field of education their training will afford them other opportunities in the public sector, the various for-profit and non-profit agencies and graduate programs.

 

Major Requirements (History Concentration):

All students concentrating in History will complete a minimum of thirty (30) semester hours in the major. All majors must have at least a 2.50 GPA overall to qualify for graduation with a degree in the degree program. Also, all classes other than natural sciences must be passed with a grade of “C” or better. All education majors must pass the CLAST Examination or the General Knowledge portion of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination. See your advisor for course sequences in: mathematics, social science, humanities, statistics, and computers.

 

Major Requirements (Political Science Concentration):

All students concentrating in Political Science will complete a minimum of thirty (30) semester hours in the major. All majors must have at least a 2.50 GPA overall to qualify for graduation with a degree in the degree program. Also, all classes other than natural sciences must be passed with a grade of “C” or better. All education majors must pass the CLAST Examination or the General Knowledge portion of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination. See your advisor for course sequences in: mathematics, social science, humanities, statistics, and computers.

 

Degree Programs: (Use if you entered the program in Fall 2012 or later)

Degree Programs: (Use only if you entered the program before Fall 2012)