Political Science/Social Studies

Bachelor of Arts - Political Science/Social Studies
92-94 Credits

 

Political Science Courses (50 credits)

  • PLSC 250 (5) and 18 additional credits in American Politics and Public Policy field (23 total)
  • Political Theory field (8 credits)
  • International Relations and/or Comparative Politics fields (8 credits)
  • Balance of credits in Political Science Electives (11 total)
     

Social Studies Courses (42-44 credits)

  • One course (5 cr) from:

ANTH 201, SOC 221, SOC 251, SOC 255, SOC 260, SOC 268

  • ECON 206 (4 cr) or ECON 446 (3 cr) (preferred)
  • ECON 207 (4 cr) or ECON 447 (3 cr) (preferred)
  • ENVS 204 (4 cr)
  • Two (2) additional ENVS credits from one of these courses:

ENVS 202, 220, 221, 240, 320, 342, or 343 (ENVS 221 preferred)

  • HIST 103 (5 cr)
  • HIST 104 (5 cr)
  • HIST 121 (5 cr)
  • HIST 123 (5 cr)
  • HIST 391 (5 cr)

 

Plan of Study:

Major evaluation/plan of study forms are available in the Political Science Office (AH415) or print one: PDF icon Major eval PS-SS 17-18.pdf

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Teacher Certification Program
To receive a recommendation for state of Washington certification, students must complete the teacher certification program, including the contents method course SEC 426, which is offered by the Woodring College of Education Department of Secondary Education as:

  • Part of the undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree, or
  • As a post-baccalaureate program, or
  • As a part of the Master's in Education degree.

Completion of this combined major leads to endorsement in social studies. Courses required for a state teaching endorsement must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better.