Appalachian was founded in 1899. The pioneering spirit necessary to overcome the mountains hardships quickly characterized the institution, giving Appalachian a special niche in higher education that continues today. After more than a century, students still feel the pull of this unique place to transform their lives, and Appalachian has remained focused on providing students with educational experiences that are not only life-changing but world-changing.
The skills and experience you develop during your education degree prepare you for a range of careers working with children and young people
Jobs directly related to your degree include:
Community education officer
Early years teacher
English as a foreign language teacher
Further education teacher
Primary school teacher
Secondary school teacher
Special educational needs teacher
Jobs where your degree would be useful:
Family support worker
Museum education officer
Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.
Appalachian State University was founded as a teachers college and continues to have one of the largest teacher education programs in North Carolina. School systems in all 100 North Carolina counties employ at least one Appalachian graduate. The History, Social Studies Education (BS) degree is Appalachian's second largest teacher education program. Students enjoy a variety of training and experiences focused on historical thinking, inquiry and teaching, as well as digital competency and global learning. Graduates are licensed to teach history and social studies in grades 9-12. NC teaching licenses are easily transferred to other states through reciprocal agreements. I want to find another Bachelor Course Classes in Appalachian's Department of History are taught by well-published professional historians who are dedicated to preparing students for life and careers in the 21st century. They encourage students to conduct research, attend or present at conferences, and learn from their various internship opportunities with public schools.
Programme Structure Courses include: Survey of American Civilization to 1876 Survey of American Civilization Since 1876 American National Government and Politics State and Local Government Principles of Microeconomics or Principles of Macroeconomics
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Submit a complete application prior to the notification period deadline. A complete application includes the following items: A completed online application; A non-refundable application fee of $55. Appalachian accepts Official Application Fee Waivers from the College Board, ACT and National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). For questions about fee waivers please contact your High School College Counselor; Official copy of high school transcripts that includes grades 9 to 12; Official test scores (either SAT or ACT); Official college transcripts submitted directly to Appalachian from each previously attended institution; (this is especially important for students from Early College and Middle College schools) or Additional information requested, upon submission of your application, by the Office of Admissions.