Social Studies Minor

Sponsored by the History and Geography Departments, this interdepartmental minor requires that students take a minimum of four (4) courses outside of their major subject area. Only one (1) course may be taken within the student’s major subject area. Courses in the minor may also be used to fulfill General Education requirements. To complete the course residency requirement for a minor, a minimum of three (3) course-credits (12 semester hours) in the minor must be taken at Framingham State University.

Minor in Social Studies (5 Courses)

  • ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • GEOG 110 World Regional Geography
  • HSTY 112 United States History Since Reconstruction or
    • HSTY 165 Slavery, Race and Rights in American History
  • POSC 110 Introduction to American Politics

Choose one (1) elective from:

  • One (1) 200-level course or higher in History (HSTY) or Geography (GEOG)

Recommended additional course:

  • SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology or
    • SOCI 130 Social Problems