Explore the World Through Social Studies
Dive into the past as a story that has shaped the present, and learn countless insights into the future to share with future students. You will receive top-level instruction and gain important practical classroom experience so that you can teach effectively from a biblical worldview.
Be mentored by caring professors
Find your fit in our community
Get involved and make a difference
PREPARATION FOR LIFE
You will be ready to teach others through the stories of the past in roles such as:
- High School History Teacher
- Middle School History Teacher
- Park Ranger
- Curriculum Developer
- Museum Docent
- Historian or Archivist
- Historical Interpreter
- Public Service Official
Social Studies Education Major
Clarks Summit, PA
“The thing I love the most about Social Studies Education is that I know that I am preparing to make a difference. When I get to impart knowledge to students, it’s a privilege.”
What Will You Learn?
Solid biblical foundations for education and social studies
Build a strong foundation through a core of Bible and theology courses. You will learn to teach in both secular and Christian environments through a 12-credit student-teaching experience at public and private schools.
Valuable teaching experience
Learn to create an engaging learning environment to teach students with various backgrounds in the social sciences. You will practice designing stimulating lesson plans to maximize your students’ learning.
Thorough historical understanding of the modern world
You will study topics like government, sociology, economics, history and geography under highly qualified faculty who are passionate about helping you influence the next generation for Christ.
- You will be eligible to apply for Pennsylvania state certification and certification from the Association of Christian Schools International (ASCI) for teaching Social Studies in grades 7–12.
- You can easily transition into CSU’s Master of Education program.
- Add a Special Education minor to open doors to additional teaching opportunities!
Share your love for social studies!
Fuel your passion to spark interest in students to learn about history and current events in the social sciences.
A SOLID FOUNDATION FOR LIFE
Your Priority: God's Word
While you prepare for your career, you’ll also earn a double major in Biblical Studies. At CSU, you’ll experience personal mentorship with someone who cares deeply about you and your relationship with your Creator. You’ll be challenged to think through topics and questions through a biblical worldview. Your Bible courses will lay a foundation for whatever path God has for your life.
When you attend this Bible college, you’re getting more than just a degree—you’re getting the tools, support system and encouragement to follow Christ with your whole heart—long after graduation.
EXCEPTIONAL FINANCIAL VALUE
Here's what our students actually pay:
(Hint—it's way less than "sticker" price! Plus, our costs continually fall below our in-state, private school competitors' actual costs.)
A Christ-centered education is a wise investment. That's why we make biblical education as affordable as possible for students like you.
Scholarships are for Christian character, work ethic and academics. 99% of full-time, on-campus students get free financial aid. (Based on incoming class of Fall 2021)
AVERAGE NET COST AFTER
AVERAGE FREE AID RECEIVED
(Does not include federal and state grants.)
Take the Next Step
See how you fit in here at CSU, where you'll learn through a biblical worldview, become part of an encouraging community and prepare to serve Christ through your life and career.
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