A Social Studies Education degree includes courses in American civilization, world civilization, and government, in addition to courses in psychology, sociology, economics, and geography. Coursework also includes professional education classes that prepare students to teach in public and private middle school and high school classrooms.
IWU’s Bachelor of Science with a major in Social Studies Education program gives students a social, philosophical, psychological, and historical framework within which to develop a personal philosophy of teaching. The program is designed for those who love stories about time and place and reading and talking about the lives of individuals who lived in the past. This major is designed to meet the Indiana social studies standards, and is recognized by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).
If you sense a calling to bring a Christian worldview and context to your teaching career, you should consider majoring in Social Studies Education at Indiana Wesleyan University.