2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Feb 29, 2024  
2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Science, Secondary Certification, B.S.


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University Core and General Education Electives


The University of Mobile’s undergraduate program is comprised of the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Christian Ministries, School of Education, School of Music, School of Nursing, School of Worship Leadership, and the Center for Adult Programs.  All University of Mobile undergraduate students are required to complete certain basic courses that apply uniformly to the Bachelor of Arts degree, the Bachelor of Business Administration degree, the Bachelor of Science degree, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and the Bachelor of Music degree unless otherwise noted.  These are identified as basic course (general education) requirements.

Requirements (Please see NOTES section below)


*Notes:


  1. Consult with your College/School advisor for specific and/or additional requirements relating to general education courses.  For example, COM 101  is required for business, theology, and education majors and teacher certification students.  MA 110  is required for all majors in the School of Business.  Education majors and teacher certification students have very specific requirements, particularly regarding English, Mathematics, History, and Laboratory Sciences.
  2. FS 100 Freshman Seminar (1 semester hour) is required for freshmen only. 
  3. ZCH 007 Chapel (noncredit) is required of traditional undergraduate students. The number of semesters of Chapel (1 to 4 semesters) is based on entry classification. Students in the Center for Adult Programs are exempt from chapel.
  4. Students earning a Bachelor of Arts degree must also take twelve semester hours of a modern foreign language.  See specific requirements in the Modern Foreign Language section of the catalog.

 

Sixty Semester Hours in the Following:


The major in social science with teacher certification for B.S. candidates in Alabama consists of a minimum of 60 semester hours in the following:

  • Political Science (Twelve Hours required including PS 110 ; 3 of the 12 hours must be upper level: 300 or 400 level)
  • Economics (Six Hours Including EC 201  and EC 202 )
  • Sociology (Six Hours required - 3 of the 6 hours must be upper level: 300 or 400 level)
  • Geography (Three Hours)
  • Psychology (Six Hours)

Twenty Seven Hours of History Including


  • Courses at or Above the 300 Level (Nine Hours)

Notes:


Students may earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in social science by taking twelve semester hours of a foreign language  in addition to these requirements.

Students earning a social science major with teacher certification may earn a minor in education if requirements for teacher certification are met. Students may take only one course during the academic period (semester) of student teaching.

Students must earn a “C” or higher in all teacher education and teaching field courses.

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