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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education Post-Baccalaureate Licensure - Social Studies

Secondary Education Post-Baccalaureate Licensure - Social Studies

Admission requirements for post-baccalaureate students seeking licensure include evidence of having at least a conferred bachelor’s degree, as well as the stated admission criteria. Students should see an advisor in the content/History department and the secondary/K-12 education department for detailed information on post-baccalaureate licensure in Social Studies. Faculty will review the transcript for completed coursework appropriate for the endorsement being sought. It may be necessary for a post-baccalaureate candidate to complete specified courses in the content area in addition to the teacher licensure coursework.

Content Knowledge Requirements:

The National Council for Social Studies Teachers requires the following Programmatic Standards - course(s) in:

  • U.S. History, World History (both Western and Non-Western)
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • American History
  • History of Western World
  • History of Nonwestem World
  • Behavioral Science (Anthropology course is recommended)
  • Political Science (includes U.S. Government)
  • Geography (includes Cultural and Physical)
  • Social Studies Content Exam

Social Studies Concentration Requirement:

Student must complete at least 18 credit hours in social studies concentration area. The concentration area must include a minimum of 9 upper division credits. See an advisor.

Licensure Core for Secondary Education - Post-Baccalaureate: