Social Studies (9-12) Education

Chowan University offers a specialized curriculum for students preparing to teach Social Studies in 9th through 12th grade classes. Social Studies Education students will learn:

  • Geography skills
  • Characteristics of past and present societies
  • Issues and problems that have persisted throughout history
  • Social, political, and economic institutions in societies
  • Political, economic, social, and psychological behavior of people
  • Problem-solving, decision-making, planning, and participation skills
  • Constructive attitudes toward diversity, change, conflict, and uncertainty

View the Social Studies (9-12) Education, BS degree requirements.

Dean & Coordinator

David Ballew, PhD
Associate Professor of History Chair, Department of History Honors Seminar Coordinator, Social Studies Education Coordinator
Ella Benson, EdD
Dean, School of Education