May 19, 2024  
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Social Studies Education, B.A.

Graduates of this program earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Studies Education and a concurrent major in History or Political Sciences. It prepares students to teach Social Studies in grades 6-12. 

A concurrent major ensures that graduates are highly qualified teachers and will expand career possibilities. 

This program requires a minimum of 121 total hours. All major courses must be passed with a grade of C or better. A minimum GPA of 2.500 in major content courses is required. A minimum of 42 credits must be upper-division.

An initial background check must be completed prior to starting any field or practicum experience. Student fees cover the cost of this initial background check so work with your College of Education advisor for details.

Professional Education Requirements

Major Content

Concurrent majors in social studies education are offered in History (120 minimum credits total), and Political Science (120 minimum credits total).

Majors must maintain a G.P.A. of 2.500 in major content courses and earn a grade of C or better in all content classes.