Major in History with Social Studies Certification
History and Social Studies Certification (8-12)
Murray State’s History Department offers students the opportunity to earn either a Bachelor’s of Arts or a Bachelor’s of Science in History with Social Studies Certification for the secondary classroom (8-12). As members of the History Department, students will take courses in history, the social sciences, and education. The program includes multiple clinical experiences with regional public schools, culminating in a final semester of student teaching.
Statement on Social Studies Certification at Murray State
Murray State trains students according to the Kentucky Teacher Performance Standards. The department’s History/Social Studies graduates are prepared to implement both the Kentucky Academic Standards and professional standards for social studies.
For more information, please email program coordinator, Dr. Olga Koulisis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See Admission to Teacher Education for further requirements, including required University Studies courses, ACT or Praxis CASE scores, and minimum GPA (2.75) to be completed by the end of a student’s fifth semester.