.13 Social Studies (Grades 7—12).

A. To receive certification in social studies (grades 7—12), the applicant shall:

(1) Complete one of the following options:

(a) Earn a bachelor's or higher degree from an IHE with a major in social studies; or

(b) Complete 30 semester hours or more of social studies content course work taken at an IHE including at least two courses each in history, geography, economics, and political science; and

(2) Meet the professional education course work required in Regulation .06A(2) of this chapter.

B. For the content course work required in §A(1)(b) of this regulation:

(1) A minimum of 50 percent shall be taken at the same institution; and

(2) A minimum of 12 semester hours shall be upper division course work.