Jan 31, 2023  
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog

Secondary Social Studies Education with Concurrent Major in History, B.A.

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This degree program leads to initial teaching licensure (leading to teaching certification) with secondary concurrent majors.

University Studies Program Requirements

Several Professional Education and Core Content courses fulfil University Studies Program requirements.

Professional Education Requirements

Graduates of this program earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Studies Education and a concurrent major in History. It prepares students to teach Social Studies in grades 6-12. 
A concurrent major will ensure that graduates are “highly qualified” teachers and will expand career possibilities. 

A minimum of 120 hours are required to obtain a UW baccalaureate degree, though, each program’s hours will vary depending on major and additional options. All major courses must be passed with a grade of C or better. A minimum GPA of 2.75 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.

All Professional Education requirements must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

History Core Requirements - 36 Credit Hours Minimum

Required Additional Content - 27 Credit Hours Minimum

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