Social Science Teaching
Welcome to Social Science Teaching! The multi-faceted Social Science Teaching degree programs provide 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, History, 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.
Click here for information about our upcoming History & Social Science Teachers Conference. The conference will be held here on Friday, October 10.
Why Choose EIU for Social Science Teaching?
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.