Social studies is a broad content area that includes the core disciplines of history, political science, geography, economics, psychology and sociology. Teachers in the area of social studies have the critical role of helping learners understand their own society as well as the global community. In addition to being prepared to teach social studies in grades 5-12, graduates of this program can bring a unique understanding of culture, history and economics to business settings. Explore our undergraduate major option.
As you complete the Teacher Education program at the University of St. Thomas you will:
- Gain the knowledge and skills to have a positive impact on students in the K-12 classroom
- Become part of a supportive network of fellow students, alumni and faculty that will inspire and sustain you throughout your career.
- Learn from expert faculty currently active in the K-12 classroom who are here to help you shape your path to your own classroom.