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Bachelor of Education in Social Studies (Grades 6-12)

Residential Bachelor of Education in Social Studies Education, Grades 6-12 (B.Ed.) – Licensure

Share your love for social studies with young learners through a Bachelor of Education in Social Studies Education, Grades 6-12 degree. In Liberty University’s School of Education, you’ll learn to instruct and develop courses from a social studies-integrated approach. Our education methods classes are designed to give you the tools to meet the needs of every learner. You’ll learn how to utilize the strengths all students bring to the classroom. In-field classroom experiences throughout the program will allow you to put the theory you learn into practice. Classes in economics, history, government, and geography will prepare you to teach these subjects.

Our courses are taught from a Christian perspective by educators with years of experience in social studies education. Liberty faculty will show you how to view teaching through a biblical worldview. You’ll be ready to make a positive impact in public, private, community, or homeschool settings.

The B.Ed. in Social Studies Education is the perfect degree for individuals who are passionate about social studies and want to help learners develop the same zeal. This degree will allow you to begin a career in Social Studies Education. You’ll have the opportunity to gain state licensure and the qualifications needed to teach students at the middle or high school level.

The Social Studies Education, Grades 6-12 (B.Ed.) degree is also available online.

Academics: Social Studies Education, Grades 6-12

Credit Hours

125 total credit hours

Program of Study

Social Studies Education 6-12 (B.Ed.)

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured Social Studies Education Courses

  • Principles of Microeconomics (ECON 213)
  • Regional Studies in Geography (GEOG 320)
  • Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise (GOVT 200)
  • Historical Methodology (HIST 300)
  • Comparative Civilization (HIWD 370)



Start Your Career as an Educator in Social Studies

Career Opportunities in Social Studies Education

Upon graduation, you will have the opportunity to gain state licensure and become certified to teach Social Studies Education in grades 6-12.

  • Secondary Social Studies School Teacher
  • K-12 Education Consultant
  • K-12 Curriculum Coordinator
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