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    May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog 
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog

Bachelor of Arts with a major in Political Science and a Secondary Teacher Certification

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Program Overview

The secondary teacher certification concentration combines the political science major (at least 30 hours) with the appropriate courses from the College of Education and Human Development (at least 28 hours) for students who wish to teach social studies in Georgia.

Program Contact
William Hatcher, PhD
Admissions Information

For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website.

Progression and Graduation Requirements
  • A grade of C or better is required in all Area F, Major Concentration, and Secondary Teacher Education courses.
  • Exit Exam required in final term
Program Length: 4 Years
CIP Code: 45.1001
Program Code: 1BA-POLS EDU

Core Area A-E: 42 Hours

For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Area F: 18 Hours

A grade of C or better is required in all Area F courses.

Secondary Teacher Education: 28 Hours

A grade of C or better required in all these courses.

Free Elective: 1-2 Hours

1-2 hours elective depending on Area D choice.

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours

Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Total Hours for the Degree: 124 Hours

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