Teaching licensure

Adolescent/Young Adult (AYA) integrated social studies education licensure

To teach social studies or history in secondary school students need to complete a history major along with professional education courses to obtain an adolescent/young adult license in integrated social studies.

Middle childhood education with social studies concentration

Students interested in teaching social studies in middle school, grades 4-9, must complete a middle childhood education major with social studies as one of the two areas of concentration. The middle childhood license requires concentrations in two areas; social studies, mathematics, natural sciences or language arts.

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Four year plans
provide guidelines to completing requirements for integrated social studies licensure, beginning in the odd year, or even year, or for the middle childhood education major.

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