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2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History/Social Studies, BA

Department of History, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

90 Credits


This degree is appropriate for students who intend to pursue careers in secondary teaching with specialization in history and social studies.

To receive certification, students must also complete an approved teacher certification program. To receive a recommendation for state of Washington certification, students must complete the teacher certification program, including SEC 426, which is offered by the Department of Secondary Education as a part of 1) the undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree, or as 2) a post-baccalaureate program, or as 3) a part of the Masters in Teaching degree. See the Secondary Education  section of this catalog for program admission, completion, and teacher certification requirements. Completion of this combined major leads to an endorsement in social studies.

Grade Requirements

No course with a grade of less than C (2.0) may be counted in this major. Students must achieve a GPA of at least 2.5 in the courses counted in the major. Courses required for a state teaching endorsement must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better.