Students who plan to major in history with the secondary education concentration should meet with an adviser in the Department of Secondary & Middle School Education in addition to their history department adviser. History majors in the secondary education concentration are eligible, upon graduation, to apply for certification to teach history in grades 7-12.
Students must apply for admission to teacher education programs at Towson University. View degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.
Students who want to teach social sciences at the middle-school level may be interested in the secondary education-middle school major, which offers certification for teaching the following subjects at the middle-school level: English, Math, Science and Social Studies.
Students should apply for formal admission into the Secondary Program when they have met the following criteria:
Students do not begin student teaching until they have completed all of the coursework in history and the other social sciences and have received a grade of at least C in all of those courses.