Secondary Teacher Certification

Students interested in teaching Social Science in middle and high school have the option of pursuing a Secondary Teacher Certification alongside their History major.

Secondary Teacher CertificationInterested student complete the history curriculum, with similar requirements as the History BA program, but choosing history content courses that broadly cover US and global history. After completing the core requirements, usually during the Junior year, interested students must be admitted into the teacher education program. Admitted students will take then take the pedagogy and curriculum courses that lead towards Georgia certification.

The final semester will be devoted to student teaching in a local high-school. Interested students should examine the requirements for admissions to this program, which include specific grade and GPA requirements. Some students may also need to complete the GACE Program Admissions Assessment.

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