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

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Social Studies Composite (grades 7-12), B.S. - 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 Science 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

September 28, 2018

Strategic Planning Listenin...

Plainview CampusStrategic Planning Listening SessionsStrengthening Image and Influence Where It CountsFacilitators - Dr. Kevin Ludlum and Dr. Bobby...
1:30pm - 3:30pm, Multi-Purpose Room - LRC

October 10, 2018

Guest Lecture by Poet Chera...

ENGL 3307, Creative Writing.  Everyone is invited.
1:45pm - 3pm, Gates Hall

October 10, 2018

Poet Chera Hammons

Hammons will provide a poetry reading from her recent book. All students and faculty are invited to attend.
4pm - 6pm, Gates Hall

October 12, 2018

Languages and Culture Festival

The Spanish Club and Sigma Tau Delta, in support with the School of Languages and Literature, will host a Languages and Culture Festival for area h...
9am - 3pm, Gates Hall

April 12, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211) 
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center - Room 211

April 26, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211)
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center, Room 211

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