History and Social Sciences
Teacher Certification Requirements
Students seeking teacher certification in History and Social Studies at Iowa State must complete a degree in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with a primary major in either History or Political Science, while meeting the requirements for secondary teacher certification (grades 7-12) established by the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Human Sciences.
History majors earn endorsements in three subjects, American History, World History and a third Social Science of their choice, while students who choose to major in Political Science earn endorsements in two subjects, American Government and either American History or World History.
Specific requirements are located at the links to the right.
For further information, e-mail one of the History and Social Sciences Program Co-coordinators:
Dr. Jeff R. Bremer
621 Ross Hall
Dr. Amy J. Rutenberg
617 Ross Hall