American Government as a Second Teaching Field

SSH PEAK

 

This minor is designed for students intending to pursue a secondary education teaching license. Students may qualify for licensure if they complete all of the following: a major in an approved content area, the American Government as a Second Teaching Field minor, the Education minor, and the fifth-year student teaching experience. Students interested in becoming licensed educators should contact the Education Department about all requirements related to certification, including admission to the Teacher Education program.

American Government as a Second Teaching Field

Students must complete a minimum of 20 hours in the following coursework:

Core Coursework

Students must complete each of the following courses:

POE-100Essentials of American Government

3 credits

POE-241Introduction to Public Policy

3 credits

POE-263Introduction to Political Economy

3 credits

Political Philosophy

Students must complete one of the following

POE-250Introduction to Political Philosophy

3 credits

POE-255Introduction to Political Philosophy Through Plato

3 credits

International Politics

Students must complete the following:

POE-120International Politics

3 credits

US History Survey

Students must select two US History survey courses (6 credits) from the following list:

HIS-200Introduction to the History of United States

3 credits

HIS-300The United States Since 1945

3 credits

HIS-301History of American Ideas

3 credits

HIS-302History of U.S. Foreign Policy

3 credits

HIS-306The American South Since 1865

3 credits

HIS-307The American West

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 21