Undergraduate Degree - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science: Social Science Education - Bachelor of Arts

Program:
Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science: Social Science Education - Bachelor of Arts
Program Code:
7685 Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science: Social Science Education - Intr Stdys Soc Sci: Soc Sci Ed
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Arts
Start Term:
FS10
Department:
Center for Integrative Studies in Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Social Science

Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science: Social Science Education - Bachelor of Arts


The Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science: Social Science Education program is a comprehensive teaching major leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree in the College of Social Science. It is available for teacher certification and is only available to students pursuing teacher certification. Students who complete the requirements for this major and the requirements for teacher certification are recommended for a secondary teaching certificate in social studies. Persons with teacher certification in social studies are qualified to teach history, political science, geography, and economics.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science: Social Science Education

  1. The University requirements for bachelor’s degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science: Social Science Education.
    The University’s Tier II writing requirement for the Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science: Social Science Education major is met by completing History 480 or 481 or 482 or 483 or 483 or 485 or 486 or 487 or 488.  Those courses are referenced in item 3. below.
  2. Students in the Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science: Social Science Education major are not required to complete the College of Social Science requirements referenced under the heading Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science Degrees in the College of Social Science section of this catalog.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
a. All of the following courses (43 credits):
EC 201 Introduction to Microeconomics 3
EC 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3
GEO 204 World Regional Geography 3
GEO 221 Introduction to Geographic Information 3
GEO 330 Geography of the United States and Canada 3
HST 140 World History to 1500 4
HST 150 World History since 1500 4
HST 201 Historical Methods and Skills 3
HST 202 U.S. History to 1876 4
HST 203 U.S. History since 1876 4
HST 320 History of Michigan 3
PLS 100 Introduction to American National Government 3
PLS 140 Government and Politics of the World 3
b. One of the following courses (3 credits):
HST 310 African American History to 1876 3
HST 311 African American History since 1876 3
HST 312 African American Women 3
HST 313 Women in the United States to 1869 3
HST 314 Women in the United States since 1869 3
HST 327 History of Mexican Americans in the United States 3
HST 378 Native Americans in North American History to 1830 3
HST 379 Native Americans in North American History from 1830 3
c. One of the following courses (3 credits):
PLS 313 Public Policy Analysis 3
PLS 320 The American Judicial Process 3
PLS 321 American Constitutional Law 3
PLS 324 American Legislative Process 3
PLS 325 American Executive Process 3
d. One of the following courses (3 credits):
HST 480 Seminar in American History (W) 3
HST 481 Seminar in Ancient History (W) 3
HST 482 Seminar in Medieval History (W) 3
HST 483 Seminar in Modern European History (W) 3
HST 484 Seminar in African History (W) 3
HST 485 Seminar in Asian History (W) 3
HST 486 Seminar in Latin American History (W) 3
HST 487 Seminar in Comparative History (W) 3
HST 488 Seminar in International Relations (W) 3
e. Completion of the requirements for Teacher Certification in the Department of Teacher Education, which includes all of the following courses (20 credits):
TE 150 Reflections on Learning 3
TE 250 Human Diversity, Power, and Opportunity in Social Institutions 3
TE 302 Learners and Learning in Contexts –  Secondary (W) 4
TE 407 Teaching Subject Matter to Diverse Learners – Secondary (W) 5
TE 408 Crafting Teaching Practices – Secondary (W) 5
f. The following course if the teaching major and minor are in different subject matter:
TE 409 Crafting Teaching Practices in the Secondary Teaching Minor 1
 


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science: Education, BA (7685)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS16

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - Economics
Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - Economics: 2 courses from EC201, EC202

Requirement 12: Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - Geography
Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - Geography: 3 courses from GEO204, GEO221, GEO330

Requirement 13: Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - World History
Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - World History: 2 courses from HST140, HST150

Requirement 14: Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - U.S. History
Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - U.S. History: 3 courses from HST201, HST202, HST203

Requirement 15: Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - Michigan History
Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - Michigan History: 1 course from HST320

Requirement 16: Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - Political Science
Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - Political Science: 2 courses from PLS100, PLS140

Requirement 17: Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - History Elective
Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - History Elective: 1 course from HST310, HST311, HST312, HST313, HST314, HST327, HST378, HST379

Requirement 18: Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - PLS Elective
Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - PLS Elective: 1 course from PLS313, PLS320, PLS321, PLS324, PLS325

Requirement 19: Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - Tier II Writing
Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - Tier II Writing: 1 course from HST480, HST481, HST482, HST483, HST484, HST485, HST486, HST487, HST488

Requirement 20: Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - Teacher Certification
Major - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Education - Teacher Certification: 6 courses from TE150, TE250, TE302, TE407, TE408, TE409

Requirement 21: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 22: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.