Social Studies Teaching

at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Economics, Credits: 15
  • Geography, Credits: 15
  • Sociology, Credits: 150
  • Anthropology, Credits: 15
  • Political Science, Credits: 15
  • History, Credits: 15
  • Psychology, Credits: 15

About this Program

Minnesota State University, Mankato offers a challenging program designed to prepare students for teaching secondary social studies. The program draws upon faculty from nine academic departments (anthropology, economics, ethnic studies, geography, history, political science, psychology, sociology, women's studies) and works with these departments and the College of Education to promote effective teaching practice for future and in-service teachers. Many opportunities are given to students to observe and practice social studies teaching in a secondary school setting.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

Labor Market Information

  • Middle School Teachers
  • Median wage:$57,351/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • High School Teachers
  • Median wage:$58,486/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • College Cultural Studies Teachers
  • Median wage:$83,217/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • College Education Teachers
  • Median wage:$59,196/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
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