Students pursuing social studies certification for secondary education should review the portion of the undergraduate catalog relating to secondary education program requirements. Upon deciding to pursue the teacher education program, students must schedule an appointment with the certification specialist in the College of Education and Human Services. To complete degree requirements, students must satisfy social studies, education, and general education requirements. An overall GPA of 2.75 is required for admission and retention of students in the social studies program. Students must meet with their social studies secondary education advisor in the history and geography department to register for their 57 credit hours of social studies content classes, as outlined below. For core courses in education, students must meet separately with their advisor in the College of Education and Human Services.