Bachelor of Arts — Secondary Social Studies Education

Shape the Next Generation of Leaders with a Secondary Social Studies Education Degree

Rigorous standards set forth by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) are built into the curriculum for the B.A. in Secondary Social Studies Education degree program, equipping students to successfully teach social studies at the secondary level in a public or private school setting. Students focus their studies on the various theories and practical teaching strategies associated with teaching social studies to this age group as they prepare for a future beyond high school.

Experiential learning through student teaching practicums will provide hands-on experience so students will become effective teachers in the classroom. In addition to covering the subjects of child/adolescent and educational psychology, instructional technology, instructional strategies, and exceptional children, the program also includes: social studies teaching methods, world geography, U.S. history, American and Oklahoma history, macroeconomics, state and local government, historiography/research, cultural anthropology, and social psychology.

What Will You Learn in Our Secondary Social Studies Education Degree Program?

Designed to align with rigorous standards set forth by Specialized Professional Associations (SPA) standards, the B.A. in Secondary Social Studies Education equips you to teach social studies at the secondary level. You will gain theoretical knowledge and practical methodologies for successfully teaching to this age group as they prepare for a future beyond high school. Through experiential learning, you will gain hands-on experience to become an effective teacher.

In addition to covering the subjects of child/adolescent and educational psychology, probability and statistics for teachers, instructional strategies, and exceptional children, the program also includes social studies teaching methods, world geography, U.S. history, American and Oklahoma history, macroeconomics, state and local government, historiography/research, cultural anthropology and social psychology.

Why Choose MACU?

From our regionally accredited, diverse selection degree programs to our experienced faculty who bring their real world success to the classroom, we truly believe MACU makes a difference in your education. Our small classes allow you to receive individualized attention and to connect with your classmates on a personal level. You will grow in your faith as you attend weekly chapel services, take part in small groups and other campus events, including sports games, community service opportunities, campus clubs and more. 

Request More Info

Request Info

We are excited you want to learn more about MACU! We will be in contact with you soon.