The NSU social science education B.S.Ed. integrates the study of history and social sciences with the practical and theoretical knowledge required for teaching.

As a social science education major at NSU, you'll be prepared to teach a wide range of history and social science courses at the middle and high school levels. In many schools, the ability to teach multiple subjects is highly valued.


Your studies will include a solid core of courses in history, government and geography. You'll also have the option to take courses in economics, psychology and sociology. Rounding out this degree are required teaching courses.



Employment of high school teachers has been projected to grow 6 percent from 2014-2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. School districts in our region have reported an ongoing shortage of qualified social science teachers.


For more information on careers in your major or help choosing a major, contact Career Services.