Social Science Composite

    Teaching Major                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

BASIC INFORMATION

–Program Prerequisite: Must satisfy Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements, and complete Praxis examination (see Teacher Education Department, 626-6309 or WWW.programs.weber.edu/tedadvise and WWW.ets.org/praxis)

 

–Minor: Not required. 

 

–Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in courses applied toward this major (a grade of “C-“ is not acceptable).  Also refer to the requirements of the Teacher Education Program.

 

General Education

  Refer to the current catalog for either Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts requirements.  General education courses taken as part of the major and discipline requirements below will count toward both the Social Science Composite major and general education requirements.  See General Education advisor, 626-7809.

 

  Complete a Teaching Major in one of the following areas:

              History (minimum of 36 credit hours) (BA only) SEE HISTORY TEACHING MAJOR REQUIREMENTS*

              Geography (minimum of 36 credit hours) (BS only) CONTACT GEOGRAPHY DEPT. FOR GEOGRAPHY TEACHING REQUIREMENTS

              Political Science (minimum of 39 credit hours) (BA or BS) CONTACT POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPT. FOR POLITICAL SCIENCE TEACHING REQUIREMENTS

 The student will also fulfill the requirements of the TRACK that corresponds with their major.

 

TRACK ADVISOR:  Dr. Stephen Francis

SS 242     626-6781

sfrancis@weber.edu

 

ALL POSSIBLE CARE IS TAKEN IN CHECKING STUDENT RECORDS FOR GRADUATION; HOWEVER, IT IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT TO VERIFY ALL REQUIREMENTS FOR A DEGREE.  GENERAL EDUCATION CLEARANCE SHOULD BE DONE WITH THAT SPECIFIC DEPARTMENT.

 

                                     ALSO VISIT OUR WEBSITE:  WWW.Weber.edu/History



 

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT, DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY BA DEGREE

 

The Bachelor of Arts degree includes a language requirement.  

The Department of History BA Language Course requirements are:

 

LANGUAGE COURSES REQUIRED TO FULFILL THE BA (12 credit hours)

 

6 credit hours of foreign language

 

AND the following language arts courses

 

HIST  3000              Investigating History (3)

     HIST  4990              Senior Seminar (3)

 

 

   *HISTORY TEACHING MAJOR


10/10

all courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated

REQUIRED COURSES = 21 credit hours

SS1500  World History to 1500 c.e. (Previously 1010)

 

SS/DV1510  World History 1500 c.e.-Present (Previously 1020)

 

AI2700  History of the United States to 1877

 

AI2710  History of the United States since 1877

 

3000  Investigating History (pre-requisite to Hist 4990)

 

4500  Teaching Methodology (Education requirement)

 

4990  Senior Seminar (should be taken senior year)

 

 

 

UPPER DIVISION ELECTIVES = 18 credit hours required including at least ONE of the following courses:  DV4110, 4120, 4130,

and at least ONE course each in European and Global History sections

NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY

 

 

 

     OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

DV3010  American Indian History 1300 to Present

 

 

1.  MINOR IS REQUIRED WITH THIS MAJOR UNLESS USED 

DV3030  African American History

WITH SOCIAL SCIENCE COMPOSITE TRACK

DV3050  History of U.S. Latinos

2.  WORK IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE EDUCATION 

DV3070  Women in American History 1600 to Present

     DEPT. TO ALSO MEET THEIR REQUIREMENTS (see WWW.

DV3090  American Social History

     programs.weber.edu/tedadvise)

 

3110  American Ideas and Cultures

3.  PRAXIS EXAM REQUIRED BEFORE QUALIFYING

3130  U.S. Urban History

     FOR STUDENT TEACHING (Education requirement

3210  U.S. Constitutional History

     , see WWW.ets.org/praxis)

 

3230  American Foreign Relations

4.  ALL COURSES REQUIRE "C" OR BETTER GRADE

3250 Religion in American History

 

5.  ALL POSSIBLE CARE IS TAKEN IN CHECKING STUDENT

3270  American Environmental History

 

      RECORDS FOR GRADUATION; HOWEVER, IT IS THE SOLE

3280  American Military History to 1917

 

      RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT TO VERIFY ALL

3290  American Military History since 1917

 

      REQUIREMENTS FOR A DEGREE.   GENERAL EDUCATION

4010  Colonial America

 

      OR MINOR CLEARANCE SHOULD BE DONE WITH THOSE

4020  Era of the American Revolution:  1763-1800

 

      SPECIFIC DEPARTMENTS.

4030  New Nation:  1800-1840

 

4040  Era of Civil War & Reconstruction:  1840-1877

 

4050  U.S. Guilded Age & Progressive Era:  1877-1919

 

ALSO VISIT OUR WEBSITE:

4060  20th Century U.S. 1919-1945

 

WWW.WEBER.EDU/HISTORY

4070  20th Century U.S. since 1945

 

DV4110  History of the American West to 1900

 

4120  The American West since 1900

 

4130  History of Utah

 

4710  Special Issues & Topics in American History

 

 

EUROPEAN HISTORY

 

 

 

 

4210  Ancient History

 

 

 

 

4220  History of the Middle Ages:  300-1300

 

4230  Renaissance & Reformation Europe:  1300-1600

 

4240  Absolutism, Enlightenment, and Revolution Europe:  1660-1815

4250  19th Century Europe

 

4260  20th Century Europe

 

4280  Hist of Christianity in Europe

 

4310  History of Russia to 1917

 

4320  Russia since 1917

 

4330  History of England to 1714

 

4335  Tudor and Stuart England

 

4340  History of England since 1714

 

DV4350  History of Modern Germany

 

4370  Modern France

 

4410  History of Spain and Portugal

 

4430  History of Scandinavia

 

4450  History of Modern Eastern Europe since 1815

 

4720  Special Issues and Topics in European History

 

GLOBAL, COMPARATIVE AND GENERAL

 

 

3350  History and Philosophy of Science

 

 

OTHER ELECTIVES

 

DV4510  20th Century World

 

3400  Principles of Public History (replaces Hist 2500)

DV4530  Far Eastern History

 

3500 Historic Preservation

 

DV4550  Southeast Asian History

 

4810 Experimental Courses 1-6 cr

 

DV4590  Middle Eastern History

 

4830 Directed Readings 1-3 cr (max 3 cr towards major)

4610  History of Africa

 

4860 Internship 1-6 cr (max 6 cr towards major)

4630  History of Ancient and Colonial Latin America

 

4890 Cooperative Work Experience 1-6 cr (max 6 cr towards major)

DV4650  Modern Latin America

 

4920 Short Courses, Workshop & Special Programs 1-6 cr

DV4670  History of Mexico

 

        (max 6 cr towards major)

 

4730  Special Issues and Topics in Global & Comparative History

 

4930 History Workshop 1-5 cr (max 5 cr towards major)

4980 History Honors Senior Project 2 cr

 



                     HISTORY TEACHING MAJOR TRACK

 

Fulfill all the requirements for a History Teaching Major and also take the following: (30 CREDIT HOURS)

 

GEOG PS/SI1000–Natural Environments of the Earth

AND

ONE of the Following:        GEOG SS/DV1300–Places and Peoples of the World

                                                GEOG SS/DV1520–Geography of the United States and

                                                                           Canada

AND

ONE of the Following:        GEOG 3060–World Environmental Issues

                                 GEOG 3450–Cartography

                                                GEOG 3500–Geography of Utah

                                               

POLS AI1100–American National Govt.

AND

ONE of the Following:        POLS 3140–Foreign Policy of the U.S.

                                                POLS 3330–American Political Thought

                                                POLS 4020–Constitutional Law I

                                                POLS 4030–Constitutional Law II

AND

ONE of the Following:        POLS 3600–Political Parties

                                                POLS 3610–Campaigns and Elections

                                                POLS 4640–American Presidency

 

PSY SS1010–Intro to Psychology

AND

TWO of the Following:        PSY 2730–Biopsychology

                                                PSY 3010-Abnormal Psychology

                                                PSY 3430–Theories of Personality

                                                PSY 3460–Social Psychology

 

AND

ONE of the Following:        ANTH DV3600–Culture Area Studies (Native Americans)

                                                ECON SS1010–Economics as a Social Science

                                                SOC SS/DV1020–Social Problems

                                               

   GEOGRAPHY TEACHING MAJOR TRACK

 

Fulfill all the requirements for a Geography Teaching Major and also take the following: (30 CREDIT HOURS)

 

ONE of the Following:        HIST 1500–World Civilizations beginning to 1500

                                                HIST DV1510–World Civilizations 1500-present

AND

HIST 2700–History of the U.S. to 1877

AND

HIST 2710–History of the U.S. since 1877

AND

ONE of the Following:        HIST DV4110–History of the American West to 1900

                                                HIST 4120–History of the American West since 1900

                                                HIST 4130–History of Utah

AND

ONE of the Following:        HIST DV3010–American Indian History: 1300 to Present

                                                HIST DV3030–African-American History

                                                HIST DV3050–History of U.S. Latinos

                                                HIST DV3070–Women in American History: 1600 to Present

                                                HIST DV3090–American Social History

                                                HIST 3110–American Ideas and Culture

                                                HIST 3130–U.S. Urban History

                                                HIST 3210–U.S. Constitutional History

                                                HIST 3230–American Foreign Relations

                                                HIST 3250–Religion in American History

                                                HIST 3270–American Environmental History

 

POLS AI1100–American National Govt.

AND

ONE of the Following:        POLS 3140–Foreign Policy of the U.S.

                                                POLS 3330–American Political Thought

                                                POLS 4020–Constitutional Law I

                                                POLS 4030–Constitutional Law II

AND

ONE of the Following:        POLS 3600–Political Parties

                                                POLS 3610–Campaigns and Elections

                                                POLS 4640–American Presidency

 

PSY 1010–Intro to Psychology

 

AND

ONE of the Following:        ANTH DV3600–Culture Area Studies (Native Americans)

                                                ECON SS1010–Economics as a Social Science

                                                SOC DV1020–Social Problems

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE TEACHING MAJOR TRACK

 

Fulfill all the requirements for a Political Science Teaching Major and also take the following: (30 CREDIT HOURS)

 

ONE of the Following:        HIST 1500–World Civilizations beginning to 1500

                                                HIST DV1510–World Civilizations 1500-present

AND

HIST 2700–History of the U.S. to 1877

AND

HIST 2710–History of the U.S. since 1877

 

AND

ONE of the Following:        HIST DV4110–History of the American West to 1900

                                                HIST 4120–History of the American West since 1900

                                                HIST 4130–History of Utah

AND

ONE of the Following:        HIST 4010–Colonial America

                                                HIST 4020–Era of the American Revolution 1763-1800

                                                HIST 4030–New Nation 1800-1840

                                                HIST 4040–Era of the Civil War and Reconstruction

                                                HIST 4050–Gilded Age and Progressivism

                                                HIST 4060–Twentieth-Century U.S. 1919-1945

                                                HIST 4070–Twentieth-Century U.S. since 1945

 

GEOG PS/SI1000–Natural Environments of the Earth

AND

ONE of the Following:        GEOG SS/DV1300–Places and Peoples of the World

                                                GEOG SS/DV1520–Geography of the United States and        

                                                                           Canada

AND

ONE of the Following:        GEOG 3060–World Environmental Issues

                                           GEOG 3450–Cartography

                                                GEOG 3500–Geography of Utah

                                               

 

PSY SS1010–Intro to Psychology

 

AND

ONE of the Following:        ANTH DV3600–Culture Area Studies (Native Americans)

                                                ECON SS1010–Economics as a Social Science

                                                SOC SS/DV1020–Social Problems

 

 

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