The Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Geography/History Comprehensive Major provides a comprehensive foundation in geography and history content and teaching when combined with the professional course sequence for certification through the College of Education.

What You Will Learn

You will study world, U.S. and European history while focusing on physical, cultural, economic, political, and social geography. Additional courses in education and methods will teach you how to bring the excitement of geography and history into secondary classrooms.


Certified teachers in Michigan with the Social Studies (RX) endorsement can teach social studies in 6-12th grade classrooms. As a student in this program you may seek advising, apply for scholarships, and participate in activities both in the Department of History & Philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences, the home department for this major, and in the Department of Teacher Education in the College of Education, home of the professional teaching courses.

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