Composite Social Studies Education (B.S.Ed.)
Guide high school and middle school students to become informed and active citizens.
Social studies teachers prepare middle and high school students to become knowledgeable and engaged participants in our civic life. By earning a bachelor’s degree in composite social studies education from the University of North Dakota, you’ll learn the foundations of how to teach political science, geography, history, and economics needed educate students about the influences shaping their world.
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- 4 years
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Why Study Composite Social Studies Education at UND?
The University of North Dakota offers the most comprehensive teacher education program in the state. Our graduates enter classrooms in North Dakota, Minnesota and across the nation.
With the composite social studies education major, you'll combine courses in teaching and learning with classes in history, economics, geography fundamentals and political science as well as the behavioral sciences. You'll be well-rounded and conversant in the history of Western civilization, the principles of economics and the workings of American politics.
Our curriculum is designed to give you real-world experience in middle and secondary school classrooms while you take courses that prepare you to teach and advocate for a diversity of learners. Your program culminates in a student teaching assignment where you'll have the responsibility for instruction and assessment.
Teacher Education programs at UND meet the rigorous expectations set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Programs (CAEP).
The B.S.Ed in Social Studies Education is also approved by the North Dakota Educational Standards and Licensing Board.