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 Major Leading to 7-12 Teaching Certification in Secondary 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.

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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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Internships

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

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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 History

​This minor integrates well with a variety of other disciplines such as sociology, political science and economics.

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Related Resources

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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