Minor in Beacon Secondary Social Studies Certification

Earn a minor in high school social studies education through our Beacon program while completing your bachelor’s degree.

This combination of social studies and education courses is geared toward students on a path to teaching at the high school level – part of our Beacon program for students who wish to complete a bachelor’s degree in a content area while earning a minor in a teacher certification area.

Students delve into U.S. and world history, political science, economics, geography and behavioral science. Optional courses include studies of wartime, government or societies.

On the professional education side, the required courses include advanced content methods and educational psychology – topics that ensure students are equipped for success in the secondary classroom.