Why choose social science/history at North Central College?
When you complete a combined major in history and one of the social sciences—including political science, economics, geography and sociology—you’ll be equipped to teach a variety of social studies classes in secondary schools. Here you’ll work closely with top professors, conducting primary research and developing exceptional writing skills. And you’ll hone your teaching abilities in some of the nation’s best public schools, obtaining valuable classroom experience early and often as you work toward teacher certification.
You can also:
- Conduct research with the College’s distinguished professors as early as your first year—no teaching assistants here.
- Complete practicums and student teaching assignments at excellent area schools.
- Gain experience, compete for scholarships, and work with high-need students through North Central’s Junior/Senior Scholars, and Teach First programs.
- Take your place among the North Central graduates who routinely stand out from the crowd in landing coveted teaching positions.