Requirements for Teacher Licensure in Social Studies
In addition to completing requirements for the major, political science majors seeking licensure in social studies must complete the Teacher Education Program requirements and a minimum of 21 collateral hours including HST 101, HST 102, HST 104, HST 105, HST 106, and at least one course in each of the following areas: economics, geography, and sociology or anthropology.
For information on the Teacher Education Program admissions criteria and the courses required for licensure in North Carolina, see the –Watson School of Education section of this catalogue. Students planning to pursue licensure should apply to the Watson School of Education as soon as admissions requirements are met (typically in the sophomore year) and plan their programs in regular consultation with their advisors. Teacher licensure requirements are established at the state level and may be changed by the state at any time.