Social Studies Composite, Secondary Education(Grades 7-12), B.A.

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Social Studies Composite (grades 7-12), B.A.- Secondary Education is available at the following locations:

About this Program

Wayland’s Social Studies Degree composite certifies students who are interested in teaching economics, geography, history, and political science courses in Texas, grades 7-12. Offered both online and face to face, students engage in an array of courses.

Along with the required core curriculum, students seeking this composite degree take 48 hours in their major field, including three upper-division U.S. history courses and three upper-division courses in other histories.

The general curriculum includes geology, political science, economics, and various other histories. Students seeking to teach with their Social Studies Degree need to also consider requirements from the School of Education.

Graduates with bachelor of arts in Social Studies boast increased marketability due to the versatile nature of these cross-discipline studies.


A Bachelor of Arts majoring in Social Studies Composite 124. Students must pass the state content area social studies (grades 7-12) test prior to clinical teaching. 48 semester hours with *9 hours from the general education core. 

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The School of Behavioral and Social Sciences has a highly qualified faculty.

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  • Middle School Teacher
  • High School Teacher
  • Anthropologist
  • Economist
  • Counselor
  • Secondary and post-secondary teacher
  • Social psychologist
  • Social worker
  • Survey researcher

School of Behavioral & Social Sciences Events

October 22, 2020

Board of Trustees Meeting

Board of Trustees meeting.Committee meetings at various locations on the Plainview Campus
8am - 5pm, Plainview Campus

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