SC Secondary Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements

South Carolina Secondary Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In South Carolina, this program leads to an Initial License in Social Studies, Grades 9-12.

1) Content ExamsPraxis 5086, Social Studies: Content and Interpretation

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for licensure in South Carolina. 

 

2) WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5081, Social Studies: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for licensure in South Carolina. 


 3) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12*

You must pass this exam to be recommended for licensure in South Carolina. 




*Note: If you completed edTPA during the demonstration teaching portion of your WGU teacher preparation program on or after January 1 2018, then you do not need to pass Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching: 7-12 to obtain a license recommendation. 

 

Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in South Carolina

Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your South Carolina License



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