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Bachelor of Arts
Social Studies Education Composite: American Government Endorsement
Students in the social studies education degree learn how to teach and enlighten students in social studies. They can work with students ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade. Through the course of this emphasis, you will gain a better understanding of the American Government.
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Social Studies Education students are taught how to educate and enlighten students, grades K-12, in social studies. Social Studies Education majors learn the basics of teaching core disciplines of history, geography, economics, political science, and behavioral studies.

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Graduates with a degree in Social Studies Education, with an American Government emphasis, have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Political Scientists
Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decisionmaking, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Public Relations Specialists
Promote or create an intended public image for individuals, groups, or organizations. May write or select material for release to various communications media. May specialize in using social media.

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