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

March 1, 2021

Clinical Teaching Second ro...

Clinical Teaching second rotation begins
All Day Plainview Campus

March 3, 2021

Chapel - Willson Lectures

ChapelWillson Lectures - speaker, Ernie Stevens More details to come, please check email for further information.
11am - 12pm, Plainview Campus

March 4, 2021

Willson Lectures Series

Willson Lectures SeriesScreening of "Ernie and Joe: Crisis Cops" in Harral AuditoriumErnie and Joe Smarro, both WBU alums, will join via Zoom after...
7pm, Plainview Campus

March 5, 2021

Midterm Deficiency Reports...

Midterm deficience reports are due.
8am - 4pm, Plainview Campus

March 10, 2021

Chapel - Creation Care

ChapelCreation Care
11am - 12pm, Plainview Campus

March 11, 2021

Third of Four Tuition and F...

Third of four (4) tuition and fees payments due for Spring 2021 Term
All Day Plainview Campus

March 17, 2021

Chapel - David Foster - Bib...

ChapelDavid Foster - Biblical Character, Samson
11am - 12pm, Plainview Campus

March 19, 2021

Last Day to Officially Drop...

Today is the last day to officially drop or withdraw with a "W".Be sure to see the University Registrar's office for details on what paperwork need...
8am - 4pm, Plainview Campus

March 21, 2021

WBUonline Spring 2 8-week S...

WBUonline Spring 2 8-week session registration ends.
All Day All Wayland Campuses

March 22, 2021

WBUonline Spring 2 8-week S...

WBUonline Spring 2 8-week session begins.
All Day All Wayland Campuses

March 24, 2021

No Class Day - Face-to-face...

No class dayFace-to-face classes will not meetOffices will be open
All Day Plainview Campus

March 24, 2021

No Chapel - No Classes

No Chapel - No classes.
11am - 12pm, Plainview Campus