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Social Studies - Elementary (RX)

Certification/Endorsement Code: RX
Michigan Subject Areas Test Code: 84
Programs: Elementary - Major
(Also available at the Secondary level as a Major with a Minor in either History, Geography, or Political Science.)

 

Social Studies Major (36 credit hours)

Students must complete at least 24 credit required for the Social Studies Major at Aquinas College

 

Core Requirements: 24 credits

HY 101 American History OR HY 102 American History (3 credits) (HP)

HY 161 World History OR HY 162 World History (3 credits) (HP)

GY 120 Human Geography (3 credits) (CPG)

PS 101 American Government & Politics (3 credits) (CPG)

PS 150 The World in Crisis (3 credits) (CPG)

ES 213 Macroeconomics (3 credits)

ES 214 Microeconomics (3 credits)

 

Select one from the following cultural Geography courses:

GY 130; GY 140; GY 212; GY/EN 300; GY 302

 

Electives: 12 credits

May select from:

HY 101 OR HY 102, HY 161 OR HY 162 (if not used for the Core requirements)

HY 211, HY 212, HY 214, HY 215, OR HY 216

GY 130, GY 140, GY 212, GY 300, OR GY 302

PS 203, PS 205, PS 210, PS 218, or any 300 or 400 level political science course

NOTE: A maximum of 12 credits are allowed in one subject area

 
The School of Education strongly recommends GY/HY 130 , PS 203, and PS 205 as Social Studies electives.