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Social Studies Education

Interested in understanding how man defines himself? Are you searching for the meaning of this world and how it relates to the Word of God? Do you have a compulsion to discuss your findings, exchange ideas, and communicate such with others? Many adults testify that their desire to enter public service or travel the world first arose while in a social studies class in high school. Are you the type of person who desires to instill a passion in those who might influence society in a positive way today and for eternity?

Why choose Social Studies Education at Clearwater Christian?

  1. Approved teacher-education program with the state of Florida enabling you to obtain professional credentials required in the field

  2. Multiple practicum and internships in both private Christian and public school environments

  3. Distinctive curriculum where historical realities and prospective solutions to current societial problems are evaluated through a Biblical perspective

  4. Intense desire to reach people and to positively effect them so to create a responsible, productive citizen

Admissions Requirements

While there are no additional admissions requirements, those enrolling in the Social Studies Education major are expected to maintain a minimum of a C average in their major classes. Social Studies Education majors are required to establish and maintain a 2.5 grade point average by the time they reach their sixtieth credit hour. Social Studies Education majors should desire to comprehend how humans define themselves, made meaning of the world, and it all relates to the truths from in the Word of God. Social Studies Education majors should desire for permanent, not temporal solutions to global problems through careful examination of the past through the lens of the Word of God and have a passion to effect future generations in a positive manner.

Interesting Classes I Might Take

  • Sub-Saharan African History
  • Colonial Era
  • Early National Period
  • Middle Eastern History
  • Asian/America History
  • America in the Nuclear Age


Dr. Vickie Denny

Mrs. Marian Foulks

Dr. Christy James

Dr. Matt Kellogg

Mr. Walt King

Dr. Phil Larsen

Mr. Frank Partridge

Dr. Lexie Wiggins

What can I do with a major in Social Studies Education?

What are CCC Social Studies Education graduates doing now?

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