Department of Political Science and International Relations
Students who want to teach government in high school should minor in Secondary Education; complete 12 hours of history (may include General Education requirements); minor in History (highly recommended), Economics, or Geography; and take 36 hours in political science. These must include PS 1005 , PS 1010 , PS 3210 , PS 3220 ; three of the following: PS 3050 , PS 3060 , PS 3330 , PS 3370 ; one of the following: PS 4230 , PS 4700 (highly recommended), PS 4920 , PS 4930 ; and 12 hours PS electives. Students must also complete additional teacher licensure requirements including COMM 2200 and either HIST 1010 , HIST 1020 , HIST 1110 , or HIST 1120 .
Students seeking an add-on endorsement in Political Science must take PS 1005 , PS 1010 , PS 3210 , PS 3220 , and three of the following courses: PS 3050 , PS 3060 , PS 3330 , PS 3370 , PS 4700 (highly recommended), or PS 4920 .
Please see Secondary Education Minor for minor requirements and additional information.