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University of Pittsburgh Bradford    
2022-2023 Bradford Campus Catalog 
  Feb 28, 2024
2022-2023 Bradford Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Social Studies Education (7-12), BS

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Contact: Dr. Jonathan Chitiyo

Degree Requirements

Course Requirements in the Major

All courses in the major must be completed with a C- or higher and a 3.0 grade point average must be maintained, in the major and overall. Students must complete all prescribed courses for the Social Studies Education Degree.

All social studies education majors must complete the following core content courses.

Twelve credits within the major must be international or cross-cultural in nature.

And each of the following:

Required Electives

  • Upper-level History elective - 3 Credits
  • Upper-level Political Science elective - 3 Credits
  • MATH (Second college-level math class required.) - 3-4 Credits

Collateral Areas

24 credits with at least one course in each area

  • Anthropology (ANTH) - 3 Credits
  • Geography (GEOG) - 3 Credits
  • Economics (ECON) - 3 Credits
  • Psychology (  PSY 0101 - INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY )
  • Sociology (SOC) - 3 Credits
  • Two upper-level required collateral electives (Choose from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, PSY, and SOC) - 6 Credits

General Education Program Requirements and Requirements-Variable

(See General Education Program  and General Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree  under Academic Policies and Guidelines for further details.)

Please be advised

Please be advised that some programs or courses of study require that students complete rotations, fieldwork, internships/externships and/or teaching assignments at facilities external to the university, while other programs or courses of study may offer voluntary internships or externships at facilities external to the university. Depending on the program or course, such facilities will or may require a criminal background check, an act 33/34 clearance (if applicable), and perhaps a drug screen to determine participant qualification or eligibility. Additionally, in order to become licensed, many states will inquire as to whether the applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor, a felony, or a felonious or illegal act associated with alcohol and/or substance abuse.

Suggested Course of Study

Second Year

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