Social Studies, B.A. - Education with Teacher Certification, Special Education 1-6 and 7-12

General Education Requirement
NUB 102NU Beginnings 11
Foundation Courses27
Distribution Courses33
Professional Requirement
Select 33 credits of Professional Requirement courses33
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
POL 101American Govt3
HIS 200Intro Research3
Two electives in American or European History6
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 Credits127

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 non-Western history in the distribution component.