Teacher Certification in Social Studies

All students wishing to be certified to teach social studies (4-8 or 8-12) in Texas public schools must complete the Academic Foundations Professional Development, required social studies courses, and meet the requirements described in the Certification section of the College of Education and Psychology section of this catalog. In addition, certification at the 8-12 level requires completion of the B.A./B.S. in History or Political Science.

For all components of the social studies teaching specialization, see the Certification section of the College of Education and Psychology section of this catalog. For further information see a consultant in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.