The Bachelor of Science in Social Studies Education prepares one for certification in teaching social studies for grades 6- 12. The curriculum meets the standards of the Oklahoma Commission on Teacher Preparation and the Oklahoma State Board of Education and is nationally accredited through NCATE/CAEP. The curriculum includes general education courses, professional education courses, and specialized social studies courses. The capstone for this degree is one semester of student teaching in an upper-level school classroom under the supervision of a certified teacher.