Admissions: Programs of Study

History/Social Sciences: Secondary Education

Following requirements of the State of Pennsylvania for certification in secondary education, the History/Social Sciences: Secondary Education program requires students to complete a 24 credit major in
history with additional courses from social science (24 credits) and an educational component of 27 credits. The total number of credits required: 133. Certification for the teaching of social sciences on the elementary level is also available through a program coordinated by the Social Sciences and Education departments.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts - BA
Program Website
College: Munley College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department Website: Social Sciences

Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1


Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education 

Contact Information

Office of University Admissions

Chairperson: Alexander Vari, Ph.D.
Department of Social Sciences

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