Do you want to teach social studies to students in grades 6 through 12 (Early Adolescence through Adolescence, also known as EAA)? Then this is your program.
Social Studies program candidates participate in hands-on classroom-based field work with urban middle schools and year-round student teaching in urban high schools. Candidates who satisfactorily complete the program requirements meet the Wisconsin teacher certification requirements for grades 6 through 12 (EAA).
Why EAA Social Studies Education?
- The Social Studies Education program has a 100% pass rate for edTPA, which is required for licensure in Wisconsin.
- The most current teacher education curriculum taught by expert, experienced Social Studies educators.
- Quality field experience supervisors and exceptional cooperating teachers.
- Flexible and accessible course offerings, including evening, hybrid, summer, and/or fully online.
- Rigorous preparation for future employment in a variety of settings working with diverse groups of students.
- Perfect for a diverse array of students at different points in their careers: traditional undergraduates, transfer students, career changers who already hold a bachelor’s degree, and master’s degree candidates seeking a license to teach.
Coursework by Major and Concentration
- 2.5 Cumulative Grade Point Average
- 2.75 Grade Point Average in all Social Studies Content Courses
- Additional Undergraduate Requirements for Admission, See Academic Advisor
- Add-on Requirements, See Social Studies Program Director
- 2.5 Cumulative Grade Point Average.
- 2.75 Grade Point Average in all Social Studies Content Courses.
- Additional Undergraduate Requirements for Admission, See Academic Advisor.
- Add-on Requirements, See Social Studies Program Director.
- Applications must be received by September 30 for the Post-Baccalaureate program.
Explore the Program Further!
Candidates who already hold a bachelor’s degree can earn their teaching certification by successfully completing the EAA-SS post-baccalaureate teaching certification program. It’s possible that coursework completed as part of your bachelor’s degree could be applied towards our program. Please complete the web form below to find out if any of your previous course work can be used to fulfill certification requirements.
Those seeing a certification/license in Social Studies should read above (Explore the Program Further!) and apply to the EAA-SS post-baccalaureate program. Teacher educators who already hold a certification/license in Social Studies should apply to the Curriculum & Instruction Master’s degree, see below:
Questions about the Undergraduate or Post-Baccalaureate programs and/or admissions?
Contact a Social Studies Education Program Academic Advisor
(Last names A – L) – Tammy Badura
(Last names M – Z) – Tyree Bolden
Dr. Jeffrey Hawkins
Program Director & Associate Professor