Bachelor of Science in History/Social Studies Education

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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.

First TeachContact us at: historyeducation@appstate.edu
On the web: http://history.appstate.edu/historyeducation
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Spotlights

Current Majors

Kara Old

With a last name such as Old, teaching history is an ironic and great path for Kara Old to take! Kara is an ASU Education Peer Ambassador from Jamestown, NC. She credits her high school History and...

Alumni

Carmen Scism

Carmen Scism ('11) studied history/social studies under the older version of the North Carolina Teaching Fellows scholarship. "That (scholarship program) was definitely more than worth it. It was a...

Faculty & Staff

Rwany Sibaja

Dr. Rwany Sibaja is the director of the History/Social Studies Education program at Appalachian State University, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of History. His research centers on...

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