Social Science Studies
Welcome to Social Science Studies! The Social Science Studies Program provides training in the many areas of social studies, including economics, geography, history, political science, psychology and sociology-anthropology, and all students graduate ready to be licensed to teach ALL social science subjects in Illinois’s public high schools. Our majors graduate with unlimited potential to improve their own lives and the lives of their students. Social Science teaching majors are equipped with the skills that are central to the changing world of the 21st century. All majors choose one area of concentration – Geography, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology – and become part of that home department as well as part of the broader Social Science Teaching program at EIU.
Want to learn more? Whether you are already a social science teaching major or whether you are thinking about becoming one, this website offers helpful information.
Why Choose EIU for Social Science Studies?
We believe in everything our program has to offer, but let's narrow it down to a few key reasons you should check us out.