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History-Social Science Education (B.A., B.S.)


Core History Courses 24 hours
History-Social Science Education Major (82-88 hours)
HIST 1010FYW Topics in United States History to 1877 or
HIST 1020FYW United States Society and Culture Since 1877
4 hours
HIST 1110 World Civilizations 4 hours
HIST 2170 Body, Mind, Spirit: The Understanding of the Self in Western Culture or
HIST 2180 Science and Religion in Western Tradition
4 hours
HIST 2560 American Indian History 4 hours
Research Methods: HIST 2800 Historical Methods 4 hours
HIST 4650 Topics in Nebraska History 4 hours
History Electives 12 hours
Students must take 12 credit hours of history electives. Select one course from each section below. Of the electives, at least 8 credit hours must be at the 4000-level.  
World History Elective:  4 hours
European History Elective: 4 hours
General History Elective:
Choose any history course(s).
4 hours
Sociology/Anthropology Courses 8 hours
Select either two ANTHR courses or two SOC courses, as outlined below:  

ANTHR 1100 Introduction to Anthropology and
ANTHR elective


SOC 1110 Introduction to Sociology and
SOC 1330/SOC 2330 Race Relations and Minority Groups

8 hours
Other Social Science Courses 26 hours

ECON 1530 Macroeconomic Principles

3 hours
ECON 1540 Microeconomic Principles 3 hours
GEOG 1510 Physical Geography 3 hours
GEOG 1520 Cultural Geography 3 hours
POLSC 1010 Intro U.S.Govt/Politics: Civic Engagemt or POLSC 1010FYW Intro To U.S. Govt/Politics 4 hours
POLSC 2200 Race and Politics 4 hours
PSYCH 1010FYW Introduction to Psychological Science 4 hours
PSYCH elective 2 hours
Education Methods 3 hours
EDUC 3640 Methods for Teaching Social Sciences in 7-12 3 hours
Capstone Courses 9-15 hours
HIST 4940 History Capstone 1 hour
Student Teaching and Seminar: EDUC 4870 Supervised Teaching in the Secondary School and EDUC 4990 Student Teaching Seminar 8-15 hours