Combined major offered by the Department of Sociology, and the Department of Social Studies Education, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Sociology-Social Studies major consists of a 44-45-credit core in sociology and 42-44 credits in social studies, to bring the total to a minimum of 85 credits. NOTE: Secondary education students also must complete the “teacher certification” program.
To receive a recommendation for state of Washington certification for secondary education, students must complete the “teacher certification” program, including the content methods course Sec 426, which is offered by the Department of Secondary Education as 1) a part of the undergraduate BA degree, or 2) as a post-baccalaureate program, or 3) as a part of the Master’s in Teaching degree. See the Secondary Education section of this catalog for program admission, completion, and teacher certification requirements.
Completion of this combination major leads to an endorsement in social studies.
Courses required for a state teaching endorsement must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better.