SD Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Secondary Social Science Certifications Available: 

Secondary Economics
Secondary Advanced Geography
Secondary Advanced Political Science
Secondary Advanced History
Secondary Psychology
Secondary Sociology

 
Exam Requirements:

 


Area of Certification

 


 Required Praxis Exams

 


Secondary Economics


Content Exam: Praxis 5911, Economics
(if passed by 10/31/12):  Praxis 5910, Economics
Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12
WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5081, Social Studies: Content Knowledge

 


Secondary Advanced Geography


Content Exam: Praxis 5921, Geography
(if passed by 9/16/11):  Praxis 5920, Geography
Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12
WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5081, Social Studies: Content Knowledge

 


Secondary Advanced Political Science


Content Exam: Praxis 5931, Government/ Political Science
(if passed by 10/31/12):  Praxis 5930, Government/Political Science
Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12
WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5081, Social Studies: Content Knowledge

 


Secondary Advanced History


Content Exam: Praxis 5941, World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge
Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12
WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5081, Social Studies: Content Knowledge

 


Secondary Psychology


Content Exam: Praxis 5391, Psychology
(if passed by 8/31/13):  Praxis 5390, Psychology
Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12
WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5081, Social Studies: Content Knowledge

 


Secondary Sociology


Content Exam: Praxis 5952, Sociology
(if passed by 8/31/14: Praxis II 0950, Sociology)
Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12  
WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5081, Social Studies: Content Knowledge

 

 

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General Information About Licensing in South Dakota
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your South Dakota Teaching License


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