B.Sc. On Campus

Secondary Education - Social Studies and History

Slippery Rock University

48 months
15432 USD/year
15432 USD/year
7716 USD/year
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Slippery Rock University's Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education - Social Studies and History and History program prepares future educators to instruct students, design classroom presentations, become experts in their field, and succeed as teachers.


As a Secondary Education - Social Studies and History major at Slippery Rock, you'll be joining a program that consistently produces prepared, in-demand teaching candidates. You will have an excellent foundation in history and social studies, as well as the tools required to be an effective classroom teacher. In addition to a comprehensive curriculum, SRU also offers scholarships for academic excellence to education students.

Secondary Education students also have multiple organizations on campus that help with professional development and networking. The Secondary Education Club at Slippery Rock University travels to schools and other institutions to learn more about teaching, and majors can also join Kappa Delta Pi, the national honor society in education.

Learning outcomes

SRU's Secondary Education program helps you become an expert in social studies and gain the skills that will make you a successful educator. The teaching curriculum at SRU includes courses in human development, methods of instruction in secondary content areas, courses that will prepare you to teach the Ancient World and Modern China, and everything in between. Some of these classes include The Historian's Craft, American National Government, Rise of the Modern World, and Contemporary World History.

We also offer study abroad programs that will enhance your knowledge of the cultures that you'll teach. You will also have student teaching opportunities that provide valuable real-world classroom experience, preparing you to go confidently into the field upon graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Development
  • Introduction to Education
  • Production & Utilization of Instructional Technology
  • Teaching of Social Studies in Secondary Schools
  • ELL Strategies and Practices
  • Stndrds-Bsd Instr and Assess in Inclusionary Classroom
  • Education Measurement, Assessment and Evaluation
  • History & Philosophy of Educ. 
  • Practicum Secondary Education
  • Student Teaching
  • High Incidence Disabilities
  • Special Issues in Diverse Secondary Classroom
  • Ancient and Medieval World
  • Rise of the Modern World
  • Contemporary World History
  • Colonial America to 1815
  • United States 1815 to 1920
  • US History since 1920
  • The Historian’s Craft
  • Economics of Social Issues 
  • American National Government 
  • Race & Ethnic Diversity in U.S. 
  • Introduction to Anthropology 
  • Introduction to Psychology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the application for admission 
  • Pay $30 USD application fee in the application portal. (non-refundable)
  • Submit official, English-translated copies of all secondary course work completed, including subjects listed and marks earned, secondary school certificates, diplomas and examinations results.
  • All non-native speakers of English must submit an official score report 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7716 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    15432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7716 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7716 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3858 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Grove City

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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