Social Studies, B.A. - Education with Teacher Certification, B-6, 1-6, 1-9, 7-12, 5-12

General Education Requirement
NUB 102NU Beginnings 11
Foundation Courses27
Distribution Courses33
Professional Requirement
Select 27 credits of Professional Requirement courses27
Major Requirement
HIS 107World History to 12003
HIS 108The Modern World3
HIS 103America to 18763
HIS 104America Since 18773
Non-Western History (African/Asian/Latin) 23
GEO 290Political Geography3
Economics 53
POL 101American Govt3
HIS 200Intro Research3
Two History electives from any area of European or American history6
New York State Certification Requirement
A college-level foreign language other than English is required for New York state certification.
A college-level course (three credit hours) in English, mathematics, science, social studies and a language other than English is required for New York state certification in elementary grades.
Total Credits121

All Niagara University students entering as freshmen are required to take the one credit Niagara University Beginning seminar course (NUB 102 NU Beginnings) in addition to the 20 general education requirements.


Education majors must take their second unit in a non-Western history in the distribution component.