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Bachelor of Science in Social Studies Education

  • Is fully accredited by the National Council for Social Studies, meeting their 10 Standards:
    • Culture and cultural diversity
    • Time, continuity, and change
    • People, places, and environments
    • Individual human development and identity
    • Science and technology as they impact society
    • Global connections and interdependence
    • Civic ideas and practices
    • Interactions among individuals, groups, and institutions
    • Power, authority, and governance
    • Organization of people for the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services
  • Equips students with the knowledge, skills, and mentoring necessary to complete the Oklahoma State Certification process by graduation. This certification enables the graduate to teach in Oklahoma or transfer their Oklahoma certification through reciprocal agreements to other states
  • With 60 hours of classroom observation and 120 hours of student teaching experience, the student is prepared to be the most effective teachers possible

Completion of a degree program in social studies education enables students to begin a career in:

  • Middle School or High School Teacher of History, Government, Geography, Economics, Sociology or Psychology
  • Government agencies
  • Educational Non-Profit Organizations

SNU offers you the opportunity to study with credentialed faculty as you journey toward graduation, another step closer to reaching your goals. These scholars with a Christian worldview will mentor and guide you along the way.  SNU’s smaller size allows students to interact with faculty — not only in the classroom, but also through impactful mentoring, personal advising, and meaningful research. Come and be known; come and belong.

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