A program that fosters the ideals of mentorship, the aim of the B.Ed Secondary Social Sciences Program is to prepare you for a career as an educator of History & Citizenship and Geography or Ethics and Religious Culture at the secondary school level.
This integrated program combines professional studies in pedagogy, curriculum, and educational foundations with hands-on student-teaching classroom experience. You will also take subject area courses in history, political science, economics, geography, environment, religion and philosophy. You will graduate with both the theoretical and practical experience necessary to thrive in your future career.
An undergraduate degree in Secondary Education with specialization in Social Sciences can lead you to a wide range of career options. Many graduates choose to work in occupations that focus on education, community programming, educational technology, curriculum development, and administration. You can work in public and private schools, community organizations, recreation centres, educational technology start-ups, and government.
You could become a professional:
- Social Sciences Teacher, Secondary School
- Educational Technology Developer
- Community Program Officer
- Curriculum Specialist
Students in this program are supported by course instructors, advisors, and administrators in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE) as well as the Office of Internships and Student Affairs (ISA). In addition to being a part of a department that fosters a sense of community and mentorship, students also can benefit from the resources and events organized by the Education Undergraduate Student Society (EdUS).
As a Secondary Education: Social Sciences student, you can take courses like:
Students who are interested in this program are often interested in:
Ready to apply?
For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Education.
See the full eligibility information for more information about deadlines and required documents for your application.