*The Pathways curriculum is typically 42 credits. However, the Social Studies Teacher (with History major) B.A. includes a course (SEED 2001 or CBSE 2001) that also satisfies a Pathways requirement. Therefore, students majoring in Social Studies Teacher (with History major) B.A. only need to complete 39 additional Pathways credits.
The four-year degree map is designed to help you take the right courses in the right order so you can graduate in four years. It also helps you distinguish what courses qualify as Pathways courses, or Major courses, or General Elective courses. Ideally, you should follow the four-year degree map as closely as possible, but you are free to make some adjustments so long as the prerequisite requirements are satisfied.
*Students majoring in History must complete at least one course from each of the following areas: a) Pre-1500 (Ancient, medieval, and early modern history), b) European history, c) Transnational and comparative history, d) United States history, e) African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin American, and Middle Eastern history. Please refer to http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/academics/schools/socialsciences/departments/history/undergraduate/courses_u.php?sch=n&div=U&disc=HIST.&department=48&dept_id=88 for a list of HIST courses pertaining to each area. Students are encouraged to visit the Department of History to pick up a "History Major Requirements Worksheet" as well. With permission of the Chairperson, one course taken outside the department may count towards the major.
Students must have a GPA of 2.70 or higher based on a minimum of 30 credits in liberal arts and sciences to take SEED 2001 and 2002. Students must have a B- in both SEED 2001 and 2002 and a GPA of 2.75 or higher based on a minimum of 30 credits in liberal arts and sciences to continue to SEED 3401, and SEED 3402, and SEED 3456.
To take SEED 4402, students must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher, a B- or better in both SEED 3401 and 3402, and/or permission of the head of the program. To take SEED 4408, students must earn a B- or higher in SEED 4402, a GPA of 2.75 or higher in their major, and the permission of the head of the program.
In conjunction with the four-year degree map, you should review Degree Works, and the Brooklyn College website, for an approved list of courses in your major. Overall, it is best to review your academic plan with your advisor on a regular basis.