Secondary Education - General Social Studies 6-12 (Bachelor of Science in Education)

Social studies teacher leading class

The Secondary Education - General Social Studies program supports the JSU learning-centered mission through the development of highly qualified teachers who are well-prepared to instruct a diverse student population through the development of 21st Century knowledge, skills, and dispositions. Successful completion of this program, earning a passing score on the edTPA and the state-required Praxis Subject Assessments, a student will be eligible to apply for the baccalaureate level Professional Certification to teach General Social Studies in grades 6-12.

Potential Careers

  • Secondary Social Studies Teacher (6-12)
  • government
  • grant writing
  • human resources
  • marketing
  • nonprofit organizations
  • technical writing
  • training and development
  • youth or afterschool programs and many other areas

Median Annual Salary

Secondary Social Studies (6-12) $52,000
*Average salary provided by World Population Review


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