Secondary Education – Social Studies (BS)

Secondary Education – Social Studies Degree Overview

The academic specialization of Social Studies within the Secondary Education degree program is designed to prepare students to teach youth in grades 7-12 and to have specific subject knowledge within their specialization of Social Studies to give them a leading-edge when going out into the field after graduation.

Prepare for a Career In:

  • High School Social Studies Teacher
  • High School English Teacher

“I truly feel prepared. I know that when I graduate, I will be confident in the classroom.”

Lilly Friars ’21, Seventh and Eighth Grade Social Studies Teacher, China Middle School

At a Glance

  • 121 credit hours
  • 3 year option
  • Career-focused curriculum
  • Internships
  • Leadership development

Key Courses

  • Teaching Process and Curriculum Design
  • Explorations in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics)
  • Introduction to Educational Game Design