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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History students at Grove City College are also encouraged to take advantage of a variety of extracurricular resources such as honorary societies, special trips and study abroad opportunities as a way to deepen their course study.

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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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Current Students

​Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of History and the campus have to offer.

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History Major Leading to 7-12 Certification in Secondary Education

​Students majoring in history leading to 7-12 certification in secondary education  social studies take courses specific to the history major along with the required liberal arts and education core.​​

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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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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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