Catalog 2010-2012

Social Science

The M.A. program in social science is designed for individuals who have current teacher licensure and wish to enhance their content and curriculum knowledge in social sciences.

Students interested in this program must submit a completed Application for Admission to Graduate Study.  Graduate information and application for graduate admission can be found at  Additional information can be obtained from the Graduate Coordinator of Social Science, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is not required for admission to the program.

This major is available on the non-thesis option only and requires a minimum of 30 semester hours which includes a 3-hour teaching seminar and a 3-hour research paper and project conducted in the final semester. A minimum of 12 semester hours of 200/6000-level course work is required.  Students will also take graduate level classes from the following content areas: American Government, American History, Economics, Geography, Psychology, Sociology, and World History.  Students should not exceed 6 hours from any one content area.



  Social Science Seminar: 900:289.....3 hours

  Research: 900:299.....3 hours

Electives (may not exceed 6 hours from any one content area).....24 hours

30 hours