Dual Major in Adolescence Education: Social Studies and Anthropology (7-12) Major

If your goal is to teach social studies in grades 7-12, you can combine a major in anthropology with additional course work and professional teacher preparation with this dual major program.

Career Potential

Social studies student teacher helping young students

  • Junior high and high school teacher
  • Teaching adolescence social studies
  • Professional schools such as law or social work
  • Government and non-profit agencies and organizations

What Will I Learn?

  • You’ll study the various anthropological fields of archaeology, physical or biological anthropology and linguistic and cultural anthropology.
  • You’ll take courses in economics, geography and history as part of the social studies curriculum.

Special Features

  • Student teaching in grades 7-12

Get Involved

Student Clubs

Next Steps

Contact Us

Office: Moffett Center, Room 0119
Phone: 607-753-2726
Fax: 607-753-5973

Fast Facts

The Brooks Museum houses a collection of nearly 200 artifacts and sponsors an annual lecture series. The department is home to a newly renovated building and classrooms.

Type of Degree

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Credit Hours: 126


We recognize excellence in our students with awards and scholarships.

  • Anthropology Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement

See all scholarship opportunities

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