Academic Catalog and Handbooks

2023-2024 Edition

Social Science Major with Secondary Education Minor

Program Director: Theresa Johnson

The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University offer a Teaching Major for Grades 5-12 in Social Science.

Social Science Teaching Major 5-12 (48 credits)
This concentration is offered for students interested in teaching social science in the middle and secondary schools (grades 5-12). The social science curriculum includes course work in a variety of disciplines. Hence, this concentration provides a broad base of course work with depth in those areas most frequently taught. Students must complete the course work described below in addition to fulfilling the requirements for the secondary education minor.


The Education Department will take responsibility for assessing student performance for the Social Science Teaching Major for Grades 5-12.