Minnesota State University, Mankato offers a challenging program designed to prepare students for teaching secondary social studies. Many opportunities are given to students to observe and practice social studies teaching in a secondary school setting.
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The Social Studies (non-teaching) program is designed for students to study from a wide variety of social science areas. This interdisciplinary approach provides the student an opportunity to create an individualized program.
Students who graduate with a bachelor in teaching degree (secondary social studies) will be eligible for a Minnesota license to teach social studies in grades 5-12. Consequently, the program prepares students to teach all of the areas of the social studies with a concentration in one discipline.
The Social Studies program provides students with big ideas to succeed. Learn more about our program.
Learn more about careers and opportunities applicable to Social Studies program graduates locally and throughout the world. Graduates are prepared to take their big ideas and make a real-world impact.
Social Studies students have many opportunities to get practical, hands-on experience preparing for their future careers.