MLVED Social Studies - Course Selections

requirements for the 4-8 SS ED

The following courses have been approved to fulfill the Supporting and Related requirements for MLVED 4-8 Social Studies Teaching Option. Consult the Penn State Bulletin to look up more information on the following courses:

Select 15 credits from Social sciences with at least 6 credits taken at the 100 level or above:

At least 3 credits in Economic Policy Issues from:

  • ECON 102(GS)(3), Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy
  • ECON 104(GS)(3), Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy
  • ECON 014(GS)(3), Principles of Economics
  • GEOG 123(GS;IL)(3), Geography of Developing World
  • GEOG 126(GS;US;IL)(3), Economic Geography
  • HIST 155(GS;US)(3), American Business History
  • HIST 156(US)(3), History of the American Worker
  • PL SC 135(GS)(3), The Politics of the Ecological Crisis
  • WMNST 456(3) (Sem: 3-8), Gender, Occupations and Professions

At least 6 credits in Civics and Society from:

  • AF AM(GH;US;IL)(RL ST 145)(3), African American Religion
  • AF AM(US)(ENGL 235)(3), African-American Oral Folk Tradition
  • AF AM(US)(SOC 409)(3), Racial and Ethnic Inequality in America
  • EDTHP 200(GS)(3), Educational Reform and Public Policy
  • EDTHP 297A(3), Multicultural Perspectives: Families, Communities, and Education
  • EDTHP 401(IL)(CI ED 401)(3), Introduction to Comparative Education
  • EDTHP 411(US)(3), Ethnic Minorities and Schools in the United States
  • EDTHP 412(WMNST 412)(3), Education and the Status of Women
  • EDTHP 420(3), Education and Public Policy
  • EDTHP 427(3), Intelligence and Educational Policy
  • GEOG 130(GS)(3), Environment, Power and Justice
  • HIST 158(US;IL)(3), History of American Immigration
  • PL SC 002(3), American Public Policy
  • PL SC 003(GS;IL)(3), Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • PL SC 007(GS)(3), Contemporary Political Ideologies
  • PL SC 014(GS;IL)(3), International Relations
  • PL SC 017(GS)(3), Introduction to Political Theory
  • PL SC 110(GS;US)(3), Rights in America
  • PL SC 123(GS;US;IL)(3), Ethnic and Racial Politics
  • PL SC 125(3), Pennsylvania Government and Politics
  • PL SC 130(GS;US)(3), American Political Campaigns and Elections
  • SOC 119(GS;US)(3), Race and Ethnic Relations
  • S T S 135(GS)(PL SC 135)(3), The Politics of the Ecological Crisis
  • WMNST 104(GH;US)(AM ST 104)(3), Women and the American Experience
  • WMNST 430(US)(AM ST 430)(3)Women in American Society
  • WMNST 466(US;IL)(3) (Sem: 3-8), Lesbian and Gay History

At least 6 credits in Historical and Geographical Perspectives from:

  • AF AM 100(GS;US)(3), Evolving Status of Blacks in the 20th Century: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
  • AF AM 101(GH;US)(WMNST 101)(3), African American Women
  • AF AM 146(GH;US)(RL ST 146)(3), The Life and Thought of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • AF AM 210(GH;US)(HIST 210)(3), Between Accomodation and Alienation: African Americans in a Jim Crow Nation, 1896-1932
  • EDTHP 430(3), History of Education in the United States
  • EDTHP 435(3), Child Labor and Education in the Global Economy
  • GEOG 030(GS)(3), Geographic Perspectives on Sustainability and Human-Environment Systems
  • GEOG 040(GS;IL)(3), World Regional Geography
  • GEOG 110(GN)(3), Climates of the World
  • GEOG 115(GN)(3), Landforms of the World
  • GEOG 122(GH;US)(3), The American Scene
  • GEOG 160(GS)(3), Mapping Our Changing World
  • HIST 010(GH;IL)(3), Non-Western Civilization
  • HIST 011(GH;IL)(3), World History II
  • HIST 012(GH;US)(3), History of Pennsylvania
  • HIST 021(GH;US)(3), American Civilization Since 1877
  • HIST 100(GH;IL)(3), Ancient Greece
  • HIST 101(GH;IL)(3), The Roman Republic and Empire
  • HIST 104(GH)(3), Ancient Egypt
  • HIST 107(GH;IL)(3), Medieval Europe
  • HIST 115(GH;US)(3), American Jewish History and Culture
  • HIST 120(GS;IL)(3), Europe Since 1848
  • HIST 121(GH;IL)(3), History of the Holocaust 1933-1945
  • HIST 127(US)(3), Introduction to U.S. Latina/o History
  • HIST 130(GH;US)(3), Introduction to the Civil War Era, 1848 through 1877
  • HIST 144(GH;US;IL)(3), Thw World at War: 1939-1945
  • HIST 152(GH;US;IL)(3), African American History
  • HIST 153(GH;US)(3), The Indian in North America
  • HIST 158(US;IL)(3), History of American Immigration
  • HIST 161(US)(3), The Battle of Gettysburg in American Historical Memory
  • HIST 165(IL)(3), Introduction to Islamic Civilization
  • HIST 174(GH;IL)(3), The History of Traditional East Asia
  • HIST 175(GH;IL)(3), The History of Modern East Asia
  • HIST 176(GH;IL)(3), Survey of Indian History
  • HIST 179(GH;IL)(3), Latin-American History Since 1820
  • HIST 180(GH;IL)(3), Ancient Warfare
  • HIST 181(GH;IL)(3), Introduction to the Middle East
  • HIST 191(GH;IL)(3), Early African History
  • S T S 123(GH)(HIST 123)(3), History of Science II
  • WMNST 102(GH;IL)(AAA S 102)(3), Women of Color: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
  • WMNST 117(GH;US;IL)(HIST 117)(3), Women in Modern History
  • WMNST 426Y(US;IL)(GEOG 426Y)(3) (Sem:3-8), Gender and Geography

*Additionally, the C&I department will accept any 400-level HIST course on the U.S. or other nations/regions of the world or any 400-level GEOG course on global geography for the Historical and Geographical Perspectives requirement.