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History/Social Studies Education

This page will describe the different majors you can choose if you want to teach history/social studies in a middle school or high school. It will also answer other questions you might have about your program. This site will not replace your faculty adviser, but it should help you understand your program better so that you can spend advising meetings discussing your personal situation and goals.

Students who want to teach middle or high school history/social studies have three options.:

  • History teaching major with a teaching minor in another subject

  • Social studies broadfield comprehensive major with a 36 credit history concentration

  • Social studies broadfield comprehensive major with a 24 credit history concentration
Questions people who want to become history or social studies teachers ask frequently: