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Social Studies Teaching Program

Teaching Endorsement

The teaching endorsement in sociology and social studies prepares students to instruct classrooms on the social lives of individuals, groups, culture and major social institutions. This endorsement is for students interested in a teaching career for grades 7-12.

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Core Social Studies Teaching Courses

SOCY 124 - Principles of Sociology
SOCY 228 - Contemporary Global Problems
SOCY 235 - Sociology of Marriages and Families
SOCY 240 - Racial, Ethnic and Gender Inequality

Additional Program Requirements

The sociology and social studies endorsement also requires the student to take an additional SOCY elective and an additional 15 hours in the broad area of social sciences.

Students should consult the education department for full teaching endorsement requirements.