The Social Science Teaching Major is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to teach Social Studies subjects in Illinois secondary schools. The major?s disciplinary curriculum consists of courses in the social sciences (economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, sociology and anthropology). Students must receive a grade of ?C? or higher in all courses which apply to the major and must maintain a major grade point average of 3.0 or higher and a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher to complete the program. For students also wanting to be eligible to teach in the middle school, additional Middle Level Education courses are required.