Social Studies Secondary Education Major

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Program Requirements & Opportunities

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    Katherine van Liere

    Katherine van Liere

    Department Chair, Historical Studies;
    Professor of History
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    Students pursuing the secondary social studies major must also complete a history major or a minor in economics, geography, political science, or psychology (this requirement does not apply to teachers adding the secondary social studies endorsement). Courses are allowed to overlap between the social studies major and the disciplinary major or minor.

    Candidates completing this program will be certified to teach social studies, economics, geography, history, political science and American government in grades 6-12 in Michigan.


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