• 5-12 Social Studies Additional License Requirements

    State Licensing Tests

    MTLE: Social Studies 5-12 (sub test 1 and 2)
    The above assumes you have a valid Minnesota full-time license, exempting you from the basic skills and pedagogy test requirements.

    Education Courses

    GED 7815 Schools and Society, 4cr*
    GED 7825 Educational Psychology, 4cr*
    GED 7862 Education and Cultural Diversity, 4cr*
    GED 7872 Exceptionality, 2cr*
    GED 7867 Theory to Practice, 4cr*
    GED 7888 English Learners in the Mainstream, 2cr
    GED 7871 Teaching Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School/5-12, 4cr
    GED 7858 Teaching Social Studies in the Middle and Secondary School Part I, 4cr
    GED 7873 Teaching Social Studies in the Middle and Secondary School Part II, 4cr
    GED 7990 Advanced Practicum (4 weeks student teaching), 2cr
    *These requirements are deemed as satisfied by a Minnesota full-time teaching license.

    Social Studies Courses

    ANTH 1160 Intro to Anthropology, 4cr
    Human Geography (not offered at HU)
    HIST 1310 Intro to U.S. History: 1865 - Present, 4cr
    HIST xxxx A Non-Western History Course, 4cr
    PSCI 1110 American Government and Politics, 4cr
    PSYC 1330 General Psychology, 4cr
    SOC 1110 Introduction to Sociological Thinking, 4cr
    HIST 3011 or above History elective, 4cr
    ECON 1310 Microeconomics, 4cr
    ECON 1320 Macroeconomics, 4cr

    Concentration Courses:

    Six courses in one concentration area including above listed courses: Anthropology (5), Economics (4), Geography (5), History (3), Political Science (5), Psychology (5), or Sociology (5) of which must include:

    One research/methods course matching concentration area

    One 5000-level course matching concentration area

    Research Course

    Choose the Research Course that matches the Concentration Area

    ANTH 5260 Anthropological Thought and Theory, 4cr
    QMBE 1310 Statistics, 4cr
    HIST 3000 Workshop in History, 4cr or HIST 3010 Historical Methods
    PSCI 3540 Political Research & Analysis, 4cr
    PSYC 1340 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, 4cr
    SOC 3930 Social Research Methods, 4cr

    Disclosure Information

    5-12 Social Studies Gainful Employment  

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