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)
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: