Welcome to the Department of Social and Cultural Studies, School of Instructional Leadership, College of Education and Human Development at Jackson State University. We are located in the Joseph H. Jackson Building, Room 217 suite.
The Department of Social and Cultural Studies offers two undergraduate programs: Bachelor of Science in Education Social Science (Certification), and Bachelor of Science in Education Ethnic Studies (Non-Certification). On the graduate level, a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education with a concentration in Social Studies Education and Specialist Degree in Social Science Education are offered.
The Department is particularly well suited for students interested in teaching social studies in public and private schools, and offers opportunities for those students interested in working in diverse settings. The faculty in the department are committed to excellence in education. They are actively engaged in teaching, research and service. Student research and presentations of papers and publications of articles is encouraged and promoted. Faculty members also serve in mentoring programs in the university and participate in national and international programs.
Contact Program Coordinator, Dr. Tabitha Otieno (979-3353) if you would like additional information about our programs.