The History Education Program (HEP) at Appalachian State assists students seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in History/Social Studies Education. The degree is housed in the Department of History (College of Arts and Sciences) and includes a rigorous and diverse selection of courses in history, the social sciences, and education. Students work closely with the HEP advisor to complete the program of study, which also includes several internship opportunities with public schools. HEP-affiliated faculty teach courses specific to history/social studies education that help prepare our majors for their careers.
Upon completing all requirements, students will also earn a North Carolina license to teach 9-12 Social Studies. Graduates of the program are employed all over the country, and some have international teaching jobs. Their teaching licenses are easily transferred to other states through North Carolina's reciprocal agreements.
Kenley Little ('18) was selected as the App State Student Teacher of the Year for 2018-2019. A native of Lincolnton, North Carolina, Kenley graduated in December of 2018 and immediately began work...
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As a former high school teacher, Jenny Morris values the power of education and the impact a teacher can make in the lives of their students. Ms. Morris grew up in Durham, North Carolina. She loved...