Social Studies

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A major in social studies, paired with a secondary education teaching licensure, will prepare you to teach social studies in a variety of settings. The broad body of coursework will give you a well-rounded understanding of social studies topics. This major is geared specifically for students who want to teach social studies in secondary education.

Specialize in your favorite area

As a social studies major, you will select an area of concentration in addition to the main requirements. You'll gain an in-depth knowledge of one field in social studies. Concentration areas include:

  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology