Bachelor of Arts
The history pedagogy major is designed for students who wish to teach social science for grades 7-12.
Cal Lutheran is one of the few liberal arts institutions in California to have a Single Subject Matter Program (SSMP) approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
A solid background with the right areas of focus
In addition to receiving a background in the arts and sciences, you will focus on subjects such as:
- Political science
Get real experience
Take an active approach to your studies through:
- Field experience in district classrooms
- An active citizenry project
- Service learning
Be prepared to pursue your credential
After completing this major, you will be prepared to begin credentialing programs in single-subject credential areas.
I chose Cal Lutheran because of their teaching credential program. However, I also fell into place in the history program for my undergraduate degree. I knew I would be at home and comfortable with my major and the people the moment I had my first academic advising appointment with Dr. Reaves. She made me feel at home and provided me with the tools I needs to graduate on time and successfully.Chelsea Graf '12
Most majors pursue a teaching credential in secondary education. This credential can be earned through our Graduate School of Education.
The program also offers you the opportunity to complete a master’s degree along with your teaching credential.
Upon completion, you will be eligible for the Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential offered by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
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