History Department

Major in Social Studies Education 5-12

History class at the Tuskegee Institute

Required Courses

Content Area Courses


ANT200U  Introduction to Anthropology

ECO201  Principles of Economics

GEO120  Introduction to Geography

HIS200L  American Civilization (or GES246 Western Humanity in Christian Perspective IV)

HIS320K  History and the Human Environment

POS100  American Politics and Government

PSY100  Introduction to Psychology

SOC101  Introduction to Sociology

Plus 24 additional credits in electives from two of the above disciplines or from sociocultural studies

  • All must be 200-level or above
  • At least half must be 300-level or above

Education Courses


EDU200  Introduction to Education

EDU201  Introduction to Education Field Experience

EDU203  School Health and Drugs

EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education

EDU240  Educational Psychology

EDU241  Educational Psychology Field Experience

EDU317GZ  Understanding Diversity

EDU320  Pedagogy of the Young Adolescent Learner

EDU418  Methods in Teaching 9-12 Social Studies

EDU419  Middle Level Seminar and Practicum in Social Studies 5-8

EDU490  Student Teaching Block

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all education courses and each content area course (ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, POS, PSY, SOC) listed above in the major. Courses with grades of C- or lower must be repeated.



TOP-RIGHT: History class at the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, AL (1902) - From the Library of Congress' "African-American Odyssey" exhibit.