For a list of courses that satisfy core curriculum requirements, click here: The Core Curriculum .
Students who major in Social Studies Education must earn 27 hours in history. The following are required: HIST 1030 or HIST 1031H , HIST 1040 or HIST 1041H , HIST 2010 , HIST 2020 , HIST 2600 , HIST 3040 , HIST 3350 , HIST 3360 , and HIST 4415S . No grade lower than a “C” in any of the departmental offerings may be applied for credit in the major. Social Studies Education majors are required to achieve an acceptable score (determined by the Louisiana Department of Education) on all parts of the Praxis, including Praxis II: Specialty Area Test, in order to graduate. They are not required to take the department’s comprehensive examination in history.
Social Studies Education majors should note that certification requirements are established by the Louisiana Department of Education and are subject to change. Students should consult their advisors each semester. Education majors should consult the Division of Education and Counseling section in this catalog for requirements to be formally admitted into Xavier’s Teacher Education Program.