History Major Leading to 7-12 Teaching Certification in Secondary Social Studies

History Major Leading to 7-12 Teaching Certification in Secondary Education Social Studies​​

Students studying history at Grove City College may also prepare for careers in teaching and education by majoring in history leading to 7-12 certification in secondary education social studies. Students complete courses unique to the history major while fulfilling the required liberal arts and education core. In addition to the 91 credit hours of major coursework, students participate in real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching.

Students should refer to the College Bulletin​ for major status sheets and information regarding state-specific certification requirements that are additional to the curriculum.

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After Graduation

Students graduating with a B.A. in history are well poised for careers in government service, politics, the military, publishing, journalism, communications, human resources, public relations, archives and museums, historical preservation and restoration, archaeology and more.

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B.A. in History

​Students will be able to research, write and defend a variety of historical theories and movements and will be prepared for graduate work and employment in a wide array of disciplines and industries.

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Lucy Reeher '13 Internship Experience

​Read about Lucy Reeher's '13 internship experience at the Ramsey County Historical Society in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Minor in Interdisciplinary Classics

​Requirements include 21 credit hours of English, Greek, history, philosophy, political science and Latin.

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Internships

​Grove City College history students intern at wide variety of museums, historical sites, businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​Students can further develop their knowledge of history through a variety of undergraduate research opportunities.

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